Tourist Places in Konark

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Konark Sun Temple, Konark
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 6
Places to Visit in Konark
  • Type: Religious Place
Konark Sun Temple is a historic temple, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984. Built in the 13th century by King Narasimha Deva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty, this temple is shaped like a giant chariot of the Sun God Surya that has four pair of wheels and is... Read More »
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Vishnu Temple, Konark
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 6
Places to Visit in Konark
  • Type: Place of Worship
Vishnu Temple is a broken brick temple, which is located behind the Ramachandi Temple. The temple is presently just the ruins and remains of original temple. Locals believe that presiding deity in the temple was of Lord Vishnu. Today, tourists visiting the temple can only see the half broken... Read More »
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Ramachandi Temple, Konark
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 6
Places to Visit in Konark
  • Type: Place of Worship
Ramachandi Temple is located south-west of the Konark Sun Temple on the mouth of Kushabhadra River. According to the legends, this temple was dedicated to Goddess Ramachandi, while others debate that Sun God was worshipped here. The legend behind the construction of temple says that Kalapahada... Read More »
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Kuruma, Konark
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 6
Places to Visit in Konark
  • Type: Religious Place
Kuruma is a small village located 8 km away from the Sun Temple. High wall and antique images of Heruka and Buddha were found in the excavations that were carried out at this village. This popular Buddhist site was built between 9th and 10th century. The monastery in the village is enshrined with... Read More »
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Archaeological Survey of India Museum, Konark
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 6
Places to Visit in Konark
  • Type: Museum
Archaeological Survey of India Museum is located outside the Konark Sun Temple. Founded in 1968, the museum holds exhibit of 260 antiquities that were found in and around the premises of Sun Temple. The exhibition is displayed in the four galleries within the museum that are open for public.... Read More »
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Konark Math, Konark
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 6
Places to Visit in Konark
  • Type: Religious Place
Konark Math, which is also known as a monastery, is located close to the Sun Temple. No deity is worshipped in the monastery and only Nirakar Brahma is worshipped. The concept of the Math is based on the Sunya Sadhana or the contemplation of the Eternal void. According to the local belief, this... Read More »
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