UNESCO World Heritage Site :- Konark Sun Temple

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23rd Oct 2015

Konark Sun Temple

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

Sun Temple

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

A weathered horse sculpture

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

simha-gaja at the entrance

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

A sculpture on the temple wall

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

fallen sculpture

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

A secondary statue of the Sun god

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

Konark Beach

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

A sculpture on the temple wall

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

Erotic sculpture

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

Sun Dial and Time Wheel

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

Human daily life cycle

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

Iron was used to build this temple

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

Puri Temple

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

Puri Temple

Photo of UNESCO World Heritage Site :- Konark Sun 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

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Here the language of stone surpasses the language of human.

                                             — Rabindranath Tagore

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