Konark - Sun Temple - A World Heritage Site

Weather Chart - Konark

 

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0.36

0.82

0.57

0.49

2.56

7.61

11.70

10.40

10.60

9.84

3.05

0.33

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65

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81

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81

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70

65

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81

Details
Located at a distance of 35 kilometres from Puri, Konark is famous for the Temple of the Sun God also known as the Black Pagoda. Located on the sandy land of Konark it is a must visit for its historical as well as architectural importance. Apart from the sun temple, the Konark beach also makes a must visit, for it is regarded as one of the finest and most romantic beaches on the eastern coast. Just 3 kilometres from the temple site, the Bay of Bengal here is calmer than that in Puri. Konark makes one of the angles of the famous Golden Triangle of Bhubaneswar,Puri and Konark presenting the best of Orissa's temple architecture. The local guides available here can explain to you the architecture and the stonework of the temple but you should not buy anything in the local stalls to avoid being cheated.

 

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