Pancha Pandava Rathas (Five Chariots)The site has five large monolithic(single stone) structure of pink granite, as chariots, along with 3 beautifully carved animals. As you enter the complex, insight will be Draupadi Ratha after the name of Pandavas wife, Draupadi. Its a small hut like structure facing west with a lion standing in front of it. Next in line is Arjuna Ratha, Bhima Ratha and then Dharamaraja Ratha. Dharamaraja Ratha is a double storied octagonal structure and largest of all. After the name of twin brothers Nakula and Sahadeva, a common ratha stands facing south beside an elephant on the same platform.
These are 5 monolithic temples, each created in different styles. It is also known as Pancha Pandava Rathas
Pancha Rathas is a collection of five monolithic pyramidal structures named after the five Pandavas and Draupadi. An interesting aspect of the rathas is that, despite their sizes they are not assembled – each of these is carved from one single large piece of stone. In order of their size, they include the Dharmaraja Ratha, Bhima Ratha, Arjuna Ratha, Nakula Sahadeva Ratha, and Draupadi Ratha.