UNESCO World Heritage Site :- Konark Sun Temple

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23rd Oct 2015

Konark Sun Temple

Photo of Konark Sun Temple by Venkatesh Polisetti
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Sun Temple

Photo of Sun Temple by Venkatesh Polisetti

A weathered horse sculpture

Photo of A weathered horse sculpture by Venkatesh Polisetti

simha-gaja at the entrance

Photo of simha-gaja at the entrance by Venkatesh Polisetti

A sculpture on the temple wall

Photo of A sculpture on the temple wall by Venkatesh Polisetti
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Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti
Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti

fallen sculpture

Photo of fallen sculpture by Venkatesh Polisetti
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Photo of by Venkatesh Polisetti

A secondary statue of the Sun god

Photo of A secondary statue of the Sun god by Venkatesh Polisetti

Konark Beach

Photo of Konark Beach by Venkatesh Polisetti
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A sculpture on the temple wall

Photo of A sculpture on the temple wall by Venkatesh Polisetti

Erotic sculpture

Photo of Erotic sculpture by Venkatesh Polisetti
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Sun Dial and Time Wheel

Photo of Sun Dial and Time Wheel by Venkatesh Polisetti

Human daily life cycle

Photo of Human daily life cycle by Venkatesh Polisetti
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Iron was used to build this temple

Photo of Iron was used to build this temple by Venkatesh Polisetti
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Puri Temple

Photo of Puri Temple by Venkatesh Polisetti

Puri Temple

Photo of Puri Temple by Venkatesh Polisetti

Bhubaneswar is often referred to as a 'Temple City of India'. Most attractive temples are Puri & Konark.  Konark Located at a manageable distance from Puri and 35 km from Bhubaneswar.

The name of Konark temple is an amalgamation of two words--Kona meaning corner and Arka meaning the Sun

Konark Sun Temple  is in the shape of a gigantic chariot elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins.

The wheels of the temple are sundials which can be used to calculate time accurately to a minute including day and night & Human life cycle as per time.

The Konark temple is also known for its erotic sculptures.

.Photo of UNESCO World Heritage Site :- Konark Sun Temple 1/1 by Venkatesh Polisetti

Famous Quotes

Here the language of stone surpasses the language of human.

                                             — Rabindranath Tagore