Sun Temple, Konârak

Brief description

On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, bathed in the rays of the rising sun, the temple at Konarak is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya’s chariot; its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of six horses. Built in the 13th century, it is one of India’s most famous Brahman sanctuaries.

Unesco WHS list ref:  246

I have never visited this site.

From my collection

india-kornak-horse

Thanks to Akhil for this card

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