Attractions of Takhteshwar Temple
The main attraction of the temple is architecture which showcases a rare craftsmanship. It is carved out of pure marble and was constructed in the late 19th century. It was constructed at the instructions of the then ruler of Bhavnagar, Maharaja Takhatsihnji. The temple houses a magnificent shrine with a three eyed Lord Shiva. The pictorial view of the temple adds to the serenity of the lay. The other attractions of the temple are Bhav Vilas Palace, Gandhi Smriti and Nilambag Palace. These are located in the vicinity of the temple which can be easily visited by the tourists and pilgrims.
Festival of Takhteshwar Temple
Takhteshwar Temple is famous for the festival of Shivaratri. The festival attracts plenty of devotees and tourists from various parts of Gujarat and all over the country. During this festival, the temple is decorated and thousands of people climb the hills to pay tribute to Lord Shiva.
Connectivity to Takhteshwar Temple
The ideal time to visit this temple is winter. It is well connected to all the major cities of India by airway, railway and roadway. Bhavnagar is one of the few cities in Gujarat to have a domestic airport which connects the temple with other major cities of India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai etc.
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