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Konark Travel Guide

Konark is a rich repository of monuments and ancient traditions that are of national, historical and religious importance. Konark is an admired tourist destination for its serene ambience, beautiful beaches and the heritage sites.


Konark At a Glance
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  • Area :N.A
  • Geo Location:South East
  • Average Climate:12°C - 32°C
  • Best Time to Visit:September - March
  • STD Code:06758

Introduction

The history of Konark states that Konark also shows evidence of maritime trade relations with Southeast Asian countries. Get engrossed with the traditional culture of Konark upon your Tour to Konark.

While on a Tour to Konark visit its gorgeous tourist destinations. Sun Temple is of great tourist importance and a must see on your Konark tour. Now chosen as World Heritage Site, the Konark Temple is considered as the finest temple devoted to the Sun God. The temple, which portrays a chariot with 24 colossal wheels being pulled by 7 horses, is believed to be the image of the Sun God wandering through heaven on his seven-horse drawn carriage. It is surely one of the crowning glories of the ancient architecture.

This is not all; Konark travel, India will make you visit the Chandrabhaga beach which is rated as one of the finest on the eastern coastline of India. Other attractive tourist places include the Museum of Archeological Survey of India, which displays a compilation of brilliant Oriyan architecture.

On your Tour to Konark, witness some of the captivating moments of the Konark Dance Festival which is the most admired festival in Konark. The three-day cultural extravaganza, held every year in the month of December, is visited by hundreds of travelers. The Dance Festival represents some of the leading Indian exponents of various Indian classical dance forms and folk dances.

How To Reach

Konark is well linked to other cities, towns and villages in Orissa and the main cities in other Indian states by air, rail and road. Visit the various well-known tourist destinations in Orissa, on your Tour to Konark.

City Info

Tour to Konark will give you great opportunities for indulging in a shopping spree. Konark is famed for the delicately carved images of Hindu Gods and decorative items made of stone, horn and woodcarvings. Konark also make for an important religious destination and accommodations in Konark offer a serene stay.

Excursions from Konark can be made to attractive places around. If you want to appreciate the architectural splendors, you should make a trip to Kuruma, famous for its Buddhist architectural heritage. Visiting the shrines of Amareswar, Laxminarayan, and Barahi at Chaurasi deserve a special mention. Ashtranga with its gorgeous locale is the main hub for salt-production and fishing.