Konark Temple

The magnificent Sun Temple at Konark is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of religious architecture in the world. The poet Rabindranath Tagore said of Konark that 'here the language of stone surpasses the language of man', and it is true that the experience of Konark is impossible to translate into words.
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The magnificent Sun Temple at Konark is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of religious architecture in the world. The poet Rabindranath Tagore said of Konark that 'here the language of stone surpasses the language of man', and it is true that the experience of Konark is impossible to translate into words.

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Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda)[1], at Konark, in Orissa. It was constructed from oxidized and weathered ferruginous sandstone by King Narasimhadeva I (1238-1250 CE) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. The temple is an example of Orissan architecture of Ganga dynasty . The temple is one of the most renowned temples in India and is a World Heritage Site.

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The magnificent Sun Temple at Konark is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of religious architecture in the world. The poet Rabindranath Tagore said of Konark that 'here the language of stone surpasses the language of man', and it is true that the experience of Konark is impossible to translate into words.

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‪#‎SunTemple‬ at ‪#‎Konark‬ is Poetry in Stone, built in 1278 - Kona meaning corner and Arka meaning the sun. Did you know the wheels of the temple are sundials which can be used to calculate time accurately to a minute including day and night! ‪#‎SwostiHotels‬ ‪#‎SWostiGroup‬ ‪#‎Bhubaneswar‬ ‪#‎Orissa‬

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Orissa tours consist of many beautiful places like Bhubaneswar, Puri, Konark, Chilika, Gopalpur and Bhitarkanika National Park.

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