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Konark Sun Temple

4.7 / 5 ( 3 votes ) Konark Sun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250 CE. Standing alone amongst the sand dunes along the Bay of Bengal,  Konark Sun Temple of Konark, also known as the Black Pagoda, is a splendid example of ancient Orissan temple architecture. Centuries of myth and legend shroud its history. According to one legend, Samba, the sonRead More

Sun Temple – Konark, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Konark, Orissa, India

Sun Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site

5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) UNESCO World heritage site Sun Temple is situated in Konark, Orissa, India. The design is the celestial chariot of the Sun God pulled by seven exquisitely carved ornamented horses, strained on twelve wheels on either side. The huge monolithic wheels represent time, unity, completeness, justice, perfection, and movement and each wheel stands for a fortnight and each horse a day of the week.   SUN TEMPLE – KONARK Built by King Langula Narisimha Deva in the 13th century AD, the temple is aRead More