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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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Reviewed yesterday

The travel to Sun Temple is all along the beach and through a jungle! You can spend about 2 hours at the temple. It is really important that a guide is hired.

Thank Pr4sh4nt
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best place to expand time. If you are on Orissa trip then I recommend you to visit this place... Konark Temple is just named as Temple but there is no any worship practice happened. This Place is fully for fun and romance.

Thank PubliclyBBSR
Reviewed 6 days ago

Conceived in the form of a huge chariot drawn by seven spirited horses on 12 pairs of exquisitely decorated wheels--after the mythical seven horse chariot of Sun God--the temple was unique in its architecture and implementation. History lovers will must visit this place.

Thank ziaur2k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a chariot style temple of sun in Konark near Puri of Orissa. The temple was constructed by King Narasimhadeba I of Eastern Ganga Kingdom. Originally it was at the mouth of Chandravaga river, but with time the river has been drifted far. A...More

Thank tripsmaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Personally speaking, I liked this unique architecture very much; others may have a differerent view. My reason of praising this very much is its architecture. We have got so many places where such architecture can be seen but Sun temple is different in some areas....More

Thank Rudra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Konark temple was made by Langula Narsing Dev with his 1200 wokers. Its have amazing art and culture. Must visit this place and enjoy.

Thank Lokanath P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this place is famous architect monument sun temple ,no idols god kept out side the chakras and sanctum sun rays in to temple ,specialty ,near opposite to sea near to photo temple loved this place

Thank pentapati s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sun temple OR Surya Mandir is famous for its architectural carvings. This is a great place to know ancient Indian architecture, lifestyle etc

Thank Suprit07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Konark many times. Visited this time on a hot summer day. Despite the heat, it still feels awesome. The work on stone is superb, along with so many scientific and technical aspects, this temple is just great. Please hire a guide which will...More

Thank Lokesh V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sun temple is an architectural wonder. Go with a professional guide to understand the history and design. There is no idol in the temple now, was taken away by british govt. It would take close to 2 hours if you want to explore and understand...More

Thank Devendra G
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How much time would it take [recommended] to visit the Spot with a Guide? I have planned Nandankanan Zoo to be covered the same day... Is it possible?
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).
Is it possible to from Puri to konarak by bus in morning and return by bus at afternoon without hiring a cab?Is there available local bus services? will visit Puri last November with my wife nd my 4 yrs kid.Interested only to visit konatak among side seeing.
26 October 2016|
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Response from ajayaxe11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is local bus services available. In fact there is bus services which can take you to more places around and drop you back by evening viz from puri there is bus service for city tour to Konark temple,udaigiri... More
is konark temple open at 6am to see it during sunrise. how to reach that early from puri. or can one stay there overnight safely
31 July 2016|
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Response from chanse3 | Reviewed this property |
Konarak is open from Sun rise to Sun set. From Puri it is only 30kms morning not much traffic will be there, so if you leave early you can reach. I am not aware of hotels in Konarak.