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The sun temple - konark

The beautiful sun temple of Konark is in orissa and it's a world heritage site. The temple is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
277pranjals
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Bengaluru, India
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Poetry in stone

The Konark Sun Temple is a wonder of the world not just for its brilliant architecture but also its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PMtraveller2
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This an old chariot shaped temple dedicated to sun god. The temple is collapsing from inside, so it has been filled with sand and so cannot be accessed from inside. But the whole place is wonderfully setup with its architectural beauty. Lot of trinket shops...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beautiful sun temple of Konark is in orissa and it's a world heritage site. The temple is built as if it's a chariot and on top of it temple.

Thank 277pranjals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Konark Sun Temple is a wonder of the world not just for its brilliant architecture but also its engineering. Though the main worship area in the temple (garbha griha) is in ruins and is closed off due to falling debris, it tells a story...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sun temples are nt found every where. So this is one of the unique sun temple in India. Its architecture is awesome. Ruins of main temple and other small structures tell the story of India's glorious past how our ancestors built such giant structures flawless...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very well maintained by indian oil, please do visit the museum ticket cost 30 rs which includes a short film on sun temple, after that visit the original temple now you don't need any guide even you will be able to guide...More

Thank Stay15991424032
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Sun God has seven horses - signifying the VIBGYOR. The chariot of the sun has 24 wheels - signifying the 24 fortnights in a year. Each wheel representing a day. It has eight spokes - each representing a Prahar. 1 prahar is 3 hours. Each...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

King Narasimhadeva ordered the Konark temple to be built in 12 years and threatened them with death if they exceeded the time limit.12 thousand men worked under the chief architect Bisu Maharana .Stones were brought from Udaigiri n Khandagiri ,carved and held interlocked by metal...More

Thank Padmini S
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is a MUST VISIT while visiting Bhubneshwar, or nearby areas. It t depicts the history. Architecture is really great. The images depicted in stone tell you the lifestyle of people so long back, still much ahead of times.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Temple is about 900 years old but it tells a glorious past.Temple is very attractive even now.we enjoyed light n sound programme there which was very informative regrding Konarks history.

Thank SAROJ8585
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This Pic needs to be reviewed since the picture is of Udayagiri Caves. For Sun Temple Konark I would say their is no caves but Caves on Rocks are truely present in Udayagiri & Khandagiri

Thank Srimanth
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2 hours are sufficient to see it properly with a guide. About the rest of the things I have no idea.
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