Konark temple is a beautiful and very famous historical tourist site which has an architecture larger than life. It is a world heritage site and thus is accumulated by numerous visitors every year. Konark dance festival is another attention seeker quality of this Sun God dedicated temple. If you are up for a trip which includes both entertainment and panoramic view then this temple on the banks of Bay of Bengal is your go-to place in Orissa.
The celebration of this magnum fiesta is a pride for the state and its tourism. Along with cultural programs, the festival is known to celebrate the different dance forms from every corner of India and showcase the talent to the tourists who wish to see the cultural side of the country. The dance festival takes place in the amphitheatre of Konark temple and thus being a part of it is really gratifying.
Classical dance performances are a major highlight of the festival which are performed by skilled dancers.
The beauty of Konark and rich cultural heritage are also a delight.
At a distance of 64 km is the nearest airport to Konark known as Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneshwar. The nearest railway stations are also in Bhubaneshwar and Puri which are well-connected to all major cities of the country. There are buses available by the Orissa transport department which are easily accessible from any nearby city in the state.
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7 February 2020 - 9 February 2020
Konark Sun Temple
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