Bala Hanuman Temple - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Jamnagar): 5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: On The Southeast Corner Of Lakhota Lake

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 5 km from Jamnagar Railway Station, Bala Hanuman Temple is a Hindu temple situated on the southeast corner of Ranmal Lake in Jamnagar, Gujarat. It is one of the famous temples in Gujarat and among the top places to visit in Jamnagar.

Bala Hanuman Temple, also known as Shri Bala Hanuman Sankirtan Mandir is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple was established in 1964 AD by Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj. The temple houses the idols of Lord Ram, Lakshman, Goddess Sita and Hanuman. The temple is very popular as it has been recorded in the Guinness Book of world record for its continuous 24 - hours chanting of the 'Sri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram' since 1964.

The temple portrays intricate architecture that consists of ethnically designed pillars and amazing carvings. Local population has deep faith in the temple and believes that it guards them from natural calamities and other troubles. The Aarti takes place twice in a day but it is the Akhand Ram Dhun that attracts devotees all over the world. The temple remains open throughout the night so that those who want to witness and join the prolonged act of religious devotion at night, during the more difficult sessions.

Darshan Timings: 6 AM - 12 PM & 4.30 PM - 10 PM