This 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god is shaped like a giant chariot. It is best known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure.

Facts & Stats on Konark Sun Temple

Go Historic ID
318195
Names
Konark Sun Temple
Konarak Sun Temple
Location
Dates
c.1250
Tags
World Heritage Site#246; since 1984

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Konark (Konarak) Village, Orissa, India
India

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Konark Sun Temple - India