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Konark Sun Temple

Kasia-Tamkuhi Road, Konark, India
+91 674 243 2177
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Private Tour: Konark Sun Temple and Pipli Village Day Tour from Bhubaneswar
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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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  • Average4%
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Kasia-Tamkuhi Road, Konark, India
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

memorable moment of lyf..visited sun temple,odisha The temple was originally built at the mouth of the river Chandrabhaga, but the waterline has receded since then. The temple has been built in the form of a giant ornamented chariot of the Sun god, Surya. It has...More

2  Thank NIKHIL KUMAR S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very good.its near to sea and beach is very clean. Not to visit with family as because of sex position sculpture are there but they are very good to see

Thank prasadsunil26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful blast from the past. The legacy of the Kalinga kingdom which once boasted supreme all the way till the shores of Indonesia. The temple dedicated to the Sun God, is also a marvel in science. Always in my list of Must See.

Thank Skumar1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on 27th June 2017 the approach is lined with shops and guides. Suggest to take a guide which will cost you about INR 100 - 150/- Tickets to the temple cost INR 30/- per adult and children upto 14yrs have free entry. the story...More

Thank Bhaskar_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

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vinodvkfzr
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.
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vinodvkfzr
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
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Sudhar23
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).
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