Sun Temple

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The Sun Temple at Konark a 13th-century temple situated in Konark, Odisha. It was built by king Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty in around AD 1250. The Sun temple is in the shape of a gigantic chariot with carved stone wheel, pillars, and walls and is led by 6 enormously carved horses. It’s also considered to be one of the largest brahmin sanctuaries in India. The temple is originally said to be built at the mouth of river Chandrabhaga but the waterline receded since then. This World Heritage Site in India reflects the grandeur of the traditional style of Kalinga Architecture which was prevalent then.

How to reach:

Nearest airport: Bhubaneshwar Airport

Nearest Railway Station: Bhubaneshwar Railway Station