Visit to Konark Sun Temple, Odisha

Usha Biswal Rout

07, Feb 2016 @ 02:22 PM
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About Sun Temple : The magnificent Sun Temple is located in the Sea-shore in Odisha at Konark, which is one of the best travel attraction in Odisha. It is very stunning monument in Odisha and famous in whole world for its religious architecture. Here every stone surpasses the language of man which is impossible for translate into words. 

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The entire structure of the temple was designed as the shape of a colossal chariot with the sun god, Surya, across the heavens in Konark. It is famous since the vedic period. The name Konark is the composition of two words one is Kona(corner) and other is Arka(sun), so Konark Temple is also known as Sun Temple. If you visit in Odisha, you should not miss to visit to Konark.

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It will be very worth full to see the sculpture over the walls of the Sun Temple at Konark pose animals such as snakes, giraffe, elephants etc and mythological figures cover the walls of the temple. Yes, you can’t miss out the arts and crafts of Konark Temple. The city Konark is also famous in all over world for its fairs and festivals.

The famous Konark Dance Festival is organized here every year. Nearby other Travel Destination: Puri which is about 35 km distance from Konark.

Travel Guide to Konark Location : Konark, Bhubaneswar Odisha.

Built by : It was built by "King Narasimhadeva” in the thirteenth century.

How to Reach at Konark :

Travel by air : Nearest airport is Biju Pattnaik Air Port in Bhubaneswar, Konark is 65 kms distance from Bhubaneswar, From airport you can hire a taxi or travel by bus to reach Konark. Fill the following tour form for tour package to Konark, Odisha.

Related Links: Biju Patnaik Airport, Sun Temple Konark
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