gauri somnath temple
been here ?
add to wishlist
Add photos of gauri somnath temple
Get photos from:
My Computer
Drop photos of gauri somnath temple here
mascot
  • Upload photos of gauri somnath temple
  • Only jpg / jpeg formats supported.
  • Avoid photos with people or objectionable content
mascot
I'm done!
By submitting your photos, you agree to our terms of use
Choose from Photos

Time taken to visit gauri somnath temple

2 hours

gauri somnath temple overview

#4 of 19 Places To Visit in Omkareshwar
gauri somnath temple
5.0 5
5.0
great !
1 rating
click to rate
0 review
address
Gauri Somnath Temple, Omkareshwar, Madhya Pradesh, India
timings
All days of the week
5:00 AM - 6:00 PM

about gauri somnath temple

Gauri Somnath Temple can be reached by a long flight of steps cut into the hill-face west of the bridge, clearly visible from the mainland. On crossing the bridge, the steps lie a little way away to your left. The red temple, strewn with antiquities that the ASI has tried to label, is famous for its truly enormous jet black, possibly granite, linga. 

According to local legend, the linga was made of white stone and whoever gazed into it could see the image of his next birth. Aurangzeb, thus gazing, was rewarded with the sight of a pig. Enraged, he threw the linga into fire, turning it black. You can climb two storeys up the temple and see distant views from narrow windows.

gauri somnath temple photos

true