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PM Modi visits Shiva Temple in Muscat

ANI  |  Muscat [Oman] 

on Monday visited the 125-year-old in the Matrah area of Old

After offering his prayers, he met with a group of the Indian community outside the temple.

The is one of the oldest temples in the Gulf region and is located near the Sultan of and was constructed by the merchant community from around 125 years ago. It was subsequently renovated in 1999.

The temple has three deities- Shri Adi Motishwar Mahadev Temple, and

During the auspicious days and festivals, more than 15,000 devotees visit the temple to offer their prayers.

After visiting the temple, the will visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, from where he will emplane back to on the same day.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 13:55 IST