Konark is a tiny town that is located in the Puri district of the state of Orissa. These days, it is becoming most popular destination of Orissa where a large number of devotees come from far and wide. It is credited with the incredibly beautiful Surya Mandir or Sun Temple which draws the attention of the tourists from all over the world. It also boasts a beach which is considered as a pristine holy water.
Konark Sun Temple
It is one the most popular holiest temples in the world that was was built by Raja Narsimhadeva of the Ganga Dynasty. The statue of the temple depicts diverse aspects of life. No wonder, from scenes of human love to the scenes of war, it represents Indian culture and tradition through sculptures. Going back to the 13th century, the temple is devoted to Sun God. It is a wonderful architectural marvel piece of India that has been constructed in impressive dimensions, exquisite carvings, wonderful sculptures and flawless proportions.
It is a very captivating picturesque beach which offers you magnificent sunset and sunrise to view. It is placed at a distance of 3 km from the Sun Temple boats a religious significance. It is quite clean with white sand and pleasing ambiance that attracts number of tourists.