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This Sun temple is an example of great ancient architecture which will mesmerize you to the core. It is made to dedicate it to the Sun God and is identified by the UNESCO world heritage sites. The number of people visiting this temple every year are huge and so is it for the amphitheatre which hosts the Konark dance festival.

Top attractions of Sun Temple

ASI Museum

Situated on the very outside of the Sun Temple this place is a must visit if you are travelling to Sun Temple. Here you will be finding some really amazing artefacts. And if you are a history buff then you would definitely be finding this place really interesting to visit.

Astaranga Beach

This beach is one of the best places to explore and dive in the serenity of nature. If you visit this place then it is highly advised to go and take an evening stroll here. Not just you will find it to be a soothing experience but you will also much likely cherish it for quite a long time.

Chandrabhaga Beach

Perhaps this is one of the best beaches present on the entire east coast. Here you can take joy in going for romantic evening walks with your better half. The open sky and vast ocean welcome you with open arms.

Also Read: The origin of this temple can be traced to the time when Goddess Sati had burnt herself

Things to do around Sun Temple

Ramachandi Temple

This place holds a significant spiritual charm. This temple is situated in the south-west direction of the Sun Temple. Moreover, what is really exciting about this place is the legend which has been associated with it. According to the legend, it says that the Kalapahada vowed to destroy all the Hindu worshipping temples during the 17th century.

Kork Beach

If you feel like having some fun then visiting Kork Beach might be of some help to you. This place is also one of the most frequently visited fun place. Thus, it won’t be wrong to say that this place will definitely be offering you some really fun memories to cherish along the way.

Vishnu Temple

Vishnu Temple is also one of the best places to visit around Sun Temple. And if talk about the present situation of this place then you will see that it is currently in ruins. Furthermore, it is also believed that the presiding deity in this temple was of Lord Vishnu himself.

Best time to visit Sun Temple

The temple is open from 6 am-8pm. However, the best months to visit this place would be the winter months as during the summer months the overall temperature is quite humid.

How to reach Sun Temple?

By Air - If you are planning to visit Sun Temple by air then the nearest airport is located in Bhubaneshwar. From there you would have to take public transport such as a taxi or perhaps a bus to reach your destination.

By Road - The overall connectivity via road is quite good so, you won’t be finding any difficulty via travelling by road.

By Train - Konark is connected with major cities of our country via rail networks. So, if you are planning to visit Sun Temple by train then you should not be finding any difficulty.

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