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Address: Kasia-Tamkuhi Road, Konark, India
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The 13th century temple, also known as the Black Pagoda, is a monumental...

The 13th century temple, also known as the Black Pagoda, is a monumental Hindu structure dedicated to the sun God or Surya.

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Made for science, by science ,of science

A must go site for curious mind. Wonderful depiction of Indian mythic lore which carried significant representation of the then solar science and time. 7 Horses, 12 Wheels, 8... read more

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

A must go site for curious mind. Wonderful depiction of Indian mythic lore which carried significant representation of the then solar science and time. 7 Horses, 12 Wheels, 8 spokes, ?? beads each represents a unit of time. Now closed sanctorium contained sun god whe usedto get sunlight daily by special arrangements. A knowledge of several generations and memoir of... More 

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Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a beautiful place where you can see the awesome work of the designer who have crafted the temple. The design and the area is huge. The temple is under construction as it was destroyed as its very old temple. Regards Tarun Samvedi Virar Mumbai

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Nagpur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place with beautiful architecture and carvings.. Temple shows how advanced our architects were centuries ago... A place to must visit...

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Bokaro Steel City, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a good sample of unique architecture .Every part of the temple is made up of unique sculpture.Here one can see various stages of life and sex art by means of sculpture.It is a temple where worshiping is not done .It is only to see it.By paying a amount of Rs.25 one can see it.It is dedicated to God... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The sun temple is on the must do list on a Odisha visit. Our itinerary did not give us the pleasure of witnessing sunrise here but nevertheless we were awe struck by the magnificience of the temple's architecture,intricate carvings on the entire structure and the whole idea that it embodies.The sun wheel where the sun's rays fall show the exact... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old temple near sea shore & dedicated to sun God, nice sculpture work was there, it is the most popular tourist destination & world heritage site.

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Munnar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple has beautiful carvings with each little scripture telling a story.while only the main temple still stands while the other four are in ruins, the temple is still a must go for history and architecture buffs

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are visiting Bhubaneshwar then one must visit this temple though it's around 70kms away from the capital. Sun temple being close to sea experiences lots of erosion and damage due to saline air and also the fact that the main and third part of the temple had collapsed centuries before does not make this like the best maintained... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am sure, you will be wonder stuck to see this splendid marvelous ancient Indian architecture. The stone carvings depicting different phases of life and reading time of day on Chakra are awesome. It is suggested to hire a guide at the place to understand the history.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Bhubaneshwar to Puri and covered Konark temple en route. The temple is nothing like a place of worship but a good example of ancient architecture. The Grand ancient Indian style attracts one added by the peaceful garden.There is very less place to take sheds so I will recommend visiting in evening slot so that you can also... More 

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