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Kuruma Overview

Ranked 10 of 18 sightseeing in Konark

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 the excavated statue of Buddha. In the statue, Buddha is seated cross legged with right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra and left hand placed over his left knee.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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8 reviews

Kuruma, a small village in konark, (8km)our hotel ..

Kuruma is located at distance of 8k, m South/east of our hotel, kuruma is alternatively spelled as kuruma. The place is famous for the anciently Buddhis

Jayarm Raju

Jayarm Raju5.0/5

5 reviews

At a distance of 8 km from Konark

Kuruma is located at a distance of 8 km from Konark and 41 km from Puri. Bhubaneswar railway station is at 55 Km and Bhubaneswar airport, at 56 Km. Frequent bus services are available or, one can take a private cab also.