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Konark Sun Temple

Kasia-Tamkuhi Road, Konark, India
+91 674 243 2177
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The 13th century temple, also known as the Black Pagoda, is a monumental Hindu structure dedicated to the sun God or Surya.
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Kasia-Tamkuhi Road, Konark, India
+91 674 243 2177
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Konark Sun Temple (Odia: କୋଣାର୍କ ସୂର୍ଯ୍ୟ ମନ୍ଦିର) is a 13th-century CE Sun Temple at Konark in Orissa, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 1255 CE. The temple complex is in the shape of...More

Thank aviksengupta03
Reviewed 3 days ago

No words can describe the feeling or the beauty. Architectural marvel, feel proud that this was built so many years ago and yet remains such an incredible piece of architecture. Visit the museum (near Yatri Niwas, Konark) before visiting the temple, it will give a...More

Thank Triflyer
Reviewed 3 days ago

So you will find a lot about this monument in books, online and talks but whats experience says is as below: Pros: 1. Awesome Architecture: one just cant believe how the artisans carved the entire temple. 2. a beautiful and well maintained park all around...More

Thank rtwk271294
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of the best visits I ever had to a tourist attraction - whether historical or otherwise. You are instantly awestruck by its grandeur and vastness when you see the monument for the first time. So much of thought and technology has gone...More

Thank mdsapre
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only temple with so much detailing. I visited Konark temple twice & both of the time, I explored much more. The Sun temple which is an ancient temple located 30 km from Puri, can be visited in a day. The idols carved here are...More

Thank 640sameerp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No doubt this place has huge heritage relevance. But it was really sad to see the way this heritage is been Maintained. Air Erosion has damaged the property big time... It has an entry charge of INR 30 per person and if you hire a...More

Thank Sanket_Nigam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hire a guide, and he will show / inform amazing information, which was so interesting and educative and relevant to this day. The stone graphics speak words and show / share info related to yesterdays and this kalyug! The amazing sun dial, and the science...More

Thank guptarajan27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an pure example of art, sculpture and architecture. The tample is constructed such a way that the first ray of sun rise falls on it. The complexity of the architecture cam be seen once visited and lwarned abput its history. A must visit...More

1  Thank anirban p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Konark is built in the Kalinga style and the wall carving are magnificent. Some of the depictions are of everyday life and few similar to Khajuraho. It is worth taking a guide and the drive from Puri along the coast is interesting. The chariot wheels...More

Thank sandeepsangeeta
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We Indians from the ancient time have worshipped Air, Sun, Thunder, Water etc as gods and we have names for all these gods like the god of thunder is Indra Dev who is also the king of all the gods, Bharun Dev for air, Agni...More

1  Thank Sounak P
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13 July 2017|
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Response from PubliclyBBSR | Reviewed this property |
I saw some workers were tiling in parks. But No any renovation works going on the temple. Now that is more covered by iron scaffolds.
13 July 2017|
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Response from Bhaskar_10 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Vinod, We visited the Sun temple about 3 weeks back and the scaffoldings were already in place. these restoration works do take time looking at the enormity of the culture and heritage tag at stake. however the beauty... More
22 March 2017|
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Response from gpradeepshenoy | Reviewed this property |
Konark sun temple will take about 45 minutes with a guide.Guides charges will be Rs 150-200.Please do add ASI museum also while in Korank.ASI museum is near Yatrinivas(OTDC hotels).