Sun Temple (Konark)

KONARK

Konark is well known for the world famous 13th Century Sun Temple, a masterpiece of Odishan temple architecture and a World Heritage monument. The magnificent temple designed as a gigantic chariot of the Sun God is a feast for the eyes, a repository of art forms and culmination of Kalinga School of Temple Architecture. The place is also known for the quiet and serene Chandrabhaga Beach. Konark completes the “Golden Tringle” formed with Bhubaneswar and Puri.

HOW TO REACH

AIR

Nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport at Bhubaneswar- 65 kms.

RAIL

Nearest railway station is Bhubaneswar 65 kms and Puri 35 kms.

ROAD

Connected by National Highway from Bhubaneswar – 65 kms via Pipili and Puri (35 kms.) on Marine Drive. Frequent and regular bus services connect Konark with Bhubaneswar and Puri in addition to conducted sightseeing tour services.

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