Brief History

This museum, 300m north of the Somnath temple along the market street, has intricately carved stone fragments from previous temples exposed to the elements in the courtyard. The highlight for many is the reconstructed 12th-century shrine from the main temple, complete with delicately carved ceilings and it also showcases spiritual paintings.

It is said that the ancient shrine was refurbished by the Chalukyan Maharaja Shri Mularaja Deva Solanki of Anhilvada Patan.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit is between the cooler months of November to February.

How to Reach

Prabhas Patan Museum by Bus
By Road

The temple city lies 82km from Junagadh, 270km from Bhavnagar and 120km from Porbandar. The capital city of Gujarat, Ahmedabad is just 400km away from Somnath.

Prabhas Patan Museum by Train
By Train

Somnath is the nearest railway station, is well connected to other major towns in Gujarat and India.

Prabhas Patan Museum by Flight
By Air

Porbandar Airport is 120KMs and Rajkot airport is 200KMs away.

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