Bhidbhanjan Temple


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Distance (From Jamnagar): 4 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: In Patrakar Colony

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 4 km from Jamnagar Railway Station, Bhidbhanjan Temple is a Hindu temple located in Patrakar Colony of Jamnagar, Gujarat. Situated opposite to Jamnagar Municipal Corporation, it is one of the ancient temples in Jamnagar and among the marvelous places to visit in Jamnagar.

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this beautiful temple was constructed during the rule of Jam Rawal, the founder of city. Bhidbhanjan Temple is a famous landmark and is best known for its Hindu-Rajput style of architecture. The temple walls and pillars are adorned with exquisite carvings. Especially, the intricate silver work on the doors is a testament to the craftsmanship that is found in Jamnagar even today. The shikhara of the temple is completely inspired from the architecture of the shikhara of South Indian temples.

Bhidbhanjan Temple is an oasis of divinity and peace in the heart of city. This temple attracts quite a number of devotees during Holy month of Shravan. There are also 10 small shrines dedicated to various Hindu gods including Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganapati. People believe that chanting of Mrutyunjay Mahadev mantra here is quite beneficial. The best time to visit the temple is during the aarti, which is usually performs at 7 PM.

Timings: 8 AM - 8 PM