Shri Hanumanji Mandir Sarangpur

Top 6 Famous Hindu Temples in Gujarat

Gujarat is one of the most sacred regions in India. It is the land of Lord Krishna, Dayanand Saraswati, Bapa Sitaram, Jalaram Bapa and so many other saints and lords in Hinduism. Gujarat has most sacred places to start your “Dharmik Yatra”. Gujarat is also considered as the land of saints. Hindu saints havae also changed the history of India with their blessings.

Top 6 Famous Hindu Temples in Gujarat

1. Somnath Temple, Veraval

Somnath Temple is one of the oldest temples in India which is located in Veraval city. This temple was looted and destroyed many times in the history. It is one of the most sacred place for Hinduism followers in the World.

Every year, this temple is visited by millions of people. It is very easy to reach Veraval from Rajkot. You can find here guide on How to Reach Rajkot by bus, train or air route.

Address: Somnath Temple, Veraval District: Gir Somnath.

Somnath Temple

2. Dwarakadheesh Temple, Dwarka

Dwarakadheesh Temple is also one of the ancient Hindu temple in India which is dedicated to Lord Krishna who is also known as the Dwarkadhish. Lord Krishna is also considered as the ‘King of Dwarka’ and this temple is located in the city of Dwarka. It is also considered as one of the most sacred place of Hinduism followers. It is one of the sacred place in ‘Char Dham Yatra‘.

Address: Jagad Mandir Dwarkadhish, Dwarka – 361 335.

Dwarkadheesh Temple Dwarka

3. Hanuman ji Mandir, Sarangpur

Shri Hanumanji Mandir in Sarangpur is the most famous Hanumanji temple in the World which is located in Sarangpur. This temple comes under the administration of Vadtal Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday.

This temple is widely known to kick out an evil spirit from the body of people. As per the belief, the image of Hanumanji is so much powerful that kicks out an evil spirit from the person affected.

Address: Sarangpur, Barwala, Ahmedabad.

Shri Hanumanji Mandir Sarangpur

4. Jalaram Bapa Mandir, Virpur

Jalaram Bapa is also known as simply ‘Jalaram’ and one of the most popular Hindu saint in the state of Gujarat. He was born on 14th November, 1799 and died on 23th February, 1881 at Virpur. Every year, lakhs of followers of Jalaram Bapa celebrates ‘Jalaram Jayanti’ on his birthday which is on the 7th day Shukla Paksha of Kartika.

Address: Jalaram Bapa Mandir, Virpur Taluka: Gondal District: Rajkot.

Jalaram Bapa Mandir, Virpur

5. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Gandhinagar

Akshardham temple is one of the largest Hindu temples in the World which is located at Gandhinagar, the capital of the state. Bhagwan Swaminarayan is the primary deity worshipped in the temple. Besides the temple, it consists exhibitions, research, architecture places in the total 23 acres of land.

Address: J Road, Sector 20, Gandhinagar – 382020.

Akshardham Temple, Gandhinagar

6. Bahuchara Mata

It is the most famous Hindu goddess temple in the country. It is located in the town of Bahucharaji in the district of Mehsana. It is just 110 km far away from Ahmedabad, the financial hub of the state. Bahuchara Mata is also patroness of the Hijra community in the country.

Address: Bahuchara Mata Mandir, Bahucharaji District: Mehsana.

Have you ever visited any of the temple from the above list of Top 6 Famous Hindu Temples in Gujarat?

Article last re-published on February 17, 2015.

6 thoughts on “Top 6 Famous Hindu Temples in Gujarat”

  1. harishchandramouli

    Interesting information! Krishna, the supreme God, holds the most esteemed place in the religious realm of India as well as abroad. Krishna is known by different names in different parts of the country and has been worshipped in various forms for eternity. I had read about 5 famous and important Krishna temples in an interesting blog and that was the first time i read about the important Krishna temples.

  2. The list is incomplete. The most important temple of Gujarat is not included. It Ambaji temple situated on border of Rajasthan in Santa Distt.

    More over there is Shamlaji a Krishnaa temple situated on the border on Udaipu Road

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