of Akbar's viceroys appears to have captured the fort of Junagadh in about 1577. The
shrine of Somanatha continued to remain unmolested.6
to Begda's destruction of Patan, Prabhasa continued to be famous both for its sanctity and
its trade. The shrine attracted pilgrims from all over the country and it was the
principal Port for commerce with the Middle East. But after Begda's destruction, Prabhasa
Patan declined as a port and Surat rose as a great entrepot.
6 Bombay Gazetteer, Vol. XXII, p.