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Konark - Konaditya / Arkakshetra / Sun of the Corner / Konark Sun Temple / Black Pagoda

Konark, a small town lying in the Puri District in the East Indian state of Orissa, is located on the Bay of Bengal, about 65 km away from the state capital Bhubaneswar. Konark, also known as the Black Pagoda, is known for its 13th-century Sun Temple dedicated to Sun God. This temple is one of the finest examples of the marvelous architecture of that era.

Facts and Figures of Konark:

The World Heritage Site the Konark Temple was built through the black granite by King Narasimhadeva-I (1236-1264 AD) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty.

Konark Connectivity:

Konark is well-connected by Air, Rail and Road networks from Bhubaneswar that is 65km away from the destination.

Place to Visit in Konark:

Konark Temple, a world heritage site, lies in the vicinity of two other temples –Mayadevi Temple and Vaishnava Temple. One can observe a number of mysteries about the architectural grace of that golden age. The temple is capable to enchant you through all of its dimensions.

Entertainment of Konark:

Konark Temple offers you an experience of the finest architectural wonders of the old era. You will get enthralled by the marvelous exteriors and interiors of this splendid Sun Temple, getting full refreshment of your mind and body both.