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Konark is a medium town in the Puri district in the state of Odisha, India. It lies on the coast by the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometres from the capital of the state, Bhubaneswar. It is the site of the 13th-century Sun Temple, also known as the Black Pagoda, built in black granite during the reign of Narasimhadeva-I. The temple is a World Heritage Site.The temple is now mostly in ruins, and a collection of its sculptures is housed in the Sun Temple Museum, which is run by the Archaeological Survey of India. Wikipedia


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Bhubaneswar city tour & Konark Sun Temple in private car with guide

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Konark, Puri

Bhubaneswar City tour is a great way to experience the cultural highlights of the city in one day.  The tour starts at Dhauli where in 260 BC Emperor Ashoka gave up War and became Buddhist after which we visit the grand Sun Temple at Konark with its mesmerizing Sundials in the form of wheels of the Chariot. We visit the exquisite carvings at Buddhist caves of Khandagiri and Udayagiri  before winding up the day at the Erotically carved Raja Rani Temple.

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Full Day Tour of Konark Temple and Puri

Konark, Puri

On this tour, get a chance to explore two of most visited Bhubaneshwar’s most visited destinations. In Konark, explore the 13th century ruins of the famous Konark Sun Temple (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) that is built from stone in the form of a giant ornamented chariot. Also, bask under the sun at Chandrabhaga beach, which is a popular venue for many cultural activities, and is known for its clean and green environment. In Puri, pay a visit to the sacred Puri Jagannath temple and Gundicha temple.

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Puri Jagannath, Konark Sun temple, Pattachitra art in best of Odisha in 2 days

Konark, Puri

Best of Odisha is a tour in which guests get to experience the rich culture of Odisha in 48 hours. The tour starts at Dhauli where in 260 BC Emperor Ashoka gave up War and became Buddhist and paved the way for the World to embrace Buddhism. The highlight of this tour would be the grand Sun Temple at Konark with its mesmerizing Sundials in the form of wheels of the Chariot. At Puri we see the magnificent Temple of Lord Jagannath, famous for its Chariot festival. A Dolphin spotting ride in a boat on the Lake Chilika, meeting the legendary artists of Pattachitra style of painting and Caving in Khandagiri and Udayagiri are the other things we will do.

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Day Trip to Konark (Guided Private Sightseeing Experience from Bhubaneswar)

Konark, Puri

Discover all the beautiful and famous Indian town Konark known for the Sun Temple, architecture, sculpture, beaches and taste local delicacies on this fantastic 10-hour experience with a personal guide in an air-conditioned car. Highlights: 1. Explore the amidst beautiful Konark with 13th-century CE Sun Temple dedicated to the Hindu Sun God Surya 2. Discover the two natural beaches Ramachandi Beach, Chandrabhaga Beach and many other touristic attraction. 3. Complete the tour with a big smile on your face and beautiful memories to cherish in your photos.

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UNESCO's Konark - The Famous Sun Temple at the Bay of Bengal

Konark, Puri

Located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, Konark, also known as the Sun Temple, is a 13th century architectural marvel.  The temple at Konark is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya's chariot; its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of seven horses. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of India's most famous Brahman sanctuaries. Highlights •     UNESCO World Heritage •     24 intricately carved chariot wheels - serving as accurate sundials •     Seven might stone horses •     Three images of the Sun God Surya

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