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Konark is a small town in Puri district in the state of Orissa. Konark translates as ‘Essence of the Corners’. Konark is famous for the Sun Temple, a World Heritage Site, which was built in the 13th century. It is an ancient place which was once......Read more on Konark


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Konark Sun Temple, Konark
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Konark Sun Temple, Konark
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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... Read More »
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Ramachandi Temple, Konark
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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... Read More »
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Ramchandi Beach, Konark
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Kuruma, Konark
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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... Read More »
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Archaeological Survey of India Museum, Konark
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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... Read More »
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