Gopnath Temple

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Overview

Gopnath Temple Located on the shore of the seaside on the Gulf of Khambat, Talaja Taluka, Bhavnagar District,  Gujarat. This Shiva temple is where the devotional poet Narsinh Mehta supposedly had his spiritual experience almost 500 years ago. Set on the seashore, the temple is an ideal spot for all wanting a spiritual and natural trip. The coast in this area is full of tiny islands. 
 
The Gopnath mandir is the 700 year old, which is the only temple in India that hoists two colored flags. The Temple houses two shrines - Vishnu and Shiva.  Where the first flag which is of white color banderole indicating the aristocrat Vishnu Temple while the saffron black banderole symbolizes the temple of God Mahadev.
 
The temple is nearly 3500 feet in height while is 2000 feet long. The temple has two flags which it hoists round the clock. One can seek spiritual and natural peace by visiting the temple. The temple houses an idol of Lord Shiva while has beautifully carved pillars, dome, ceilings and floor. The temple is well known for its natural beauty, and classic art style which depict the ancient Gothic architecture.
 
Gopnath was once the summer residence of Maharaja Krishna Kumar Singhji, the ruler of Bhavnagar. It once served as the taluka headquarters of Bhavnagar. Gopmath Beach is renowned for its natural beauty, its pristine limestone cliffs, and the brilliant flora and fauna that abound on its shores. The place offers an excellent place for relaxation far away from the din and hustle-bustle of city pent. The gentle breeze of the sea, refresh the spirit and soothes the soul. The peculiar tidal variance of the coastal region does not provide a particularly attractive proposition for a long swim. 
 
Best Time to Visit : October to Feburary
 
How to Reach,
Road Way : State transport buses and private luxury coaches gives an easy connectivity to Bhavnagar.
 
Nearest Railway Station : Talaja Railway station
 
Nearest Airport :  Bhavnagar city airport

Location

Country
India
State
Gujarat
City
Bhavnagar
Location
Talaja
Address
Gopnath Temple, Khambat, Talaja Taluka, Bhavnagar District, Gujarat
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Nearest Bus Terminal
Gopnath Temple, Khambat
Nearest Railway Station
Nearest Airport
Bhavnagar Airport
IN
latitude : 21.752199170 longitude :72.185203550
Corporation : Bhavnagar
GPS Code : VABV
Open Year
700 year old
Height
3500 feet

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