Konark Sun Temple
Ancient Temple, Konark, Odisha
Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century CE Sun temple at Konark, Odisha, India, some 35 kilometres northeast of Puri city on the coast. The temple was built in 1250 CE by King Narasimhadeva of the Eastern Ganga dynasty. The Konark Sun Temple is an architectural marvel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the town of Konark in the Indian state of Odisha. This ancient temple is dedicated to the Sun God, Surya, and is a masterpiece of Kalinga architecture. Known for its intricate carvings, unique chariot-like design, and astronomical significance, the Konark Sun Temple is a symbol of India's rich cultural and architectural heritage.