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Konark Sun Temple


KonarkThe enthralling Konark Sun Temple, constructed by King Narasimha of the Eastern Ganga dynasty in 13th century, is a living instance of the finest architecture for the generation of this age. The temple, also referred as the Sun Temple, is dedicated to the magnificence of the God Sun.

The Konark Temple represents a chariot with twelve giant wheels for the God Sun. It refers the twelve months of a calendar as well as the seven horses portraying the seven days of a week. Sun Temple of Konark Bhubaneswar Orissa is lying on the shores of Bay of Bengal, bearing three major sections i.e. the Sanctrum exhibiting an images God Sun, Natya Mandir or the spot where the Devadasis used to carry out their dances and Jagamohana.

The main temple is resting in close proximity with two other temples – like Mayadevi temple and Vaishnava temple. Konark Temple, a world heritage site, recounts numerous mysteries about the architectural fineness of that golden old era. You are going to get captivated by each and every aspect of the temple.


Konark (Orissa)Odisha, a small town located in the district of Puri, is lying on the Bay of Bengal, around 65 km far from Bhubaneswar. Tourist Destinations in Orissa - Konark, well-known for the 13th-century Sun Temple dedicated to Sun God, is also referred as the Black Pagoda. The temple, a World Heritage Site, was constructed using black granite by King Narasimhadeva-I (1236-1264 AD) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty.


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