Situated at a distance of about 65 KM from the capital city of Bhubaneswar, Konark is
a charming town. This town is dotted with spectacular monuments and amazing scenic
beauty. It is set against the bewitching coastline of the Bay of Bengal and holds within
itself some of the most awe-inspiring architectural majesties of India. In fact, Konark
displays the essence of Odisha's temple architecture. The stunning Konark temple is
crafted in stone and has been described as a place where the language of stone truly
defeats the language of man. Every activity is fun here, right from bathing under the
sun on white sandy beaches to shopping and to the annual Dance Festival of Konark.
The splendid monuments of Konark are also well-known for their religious importance.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Konark
Before planning your Konark tour, be familiar with what you must visit during the trip.
One of the most famous tourist attractions of Konark is the Sun temple. Dedicated to
Sun God, this temple was built during 13th
dynasty. Konark Sun Temple has been built in the form of a massive chariot that has 24
Konark Archaeological Museum:
Situated on the northern side of the Sun temple, this Archaeological Museum of Konark
is a home to variety of antiques. It comprises of four galleries, which exhibit nearly 260
antiquities, gathered from the complex of Sun Temple.
Amongst the most popular and wonderful tourist attractions of Odisha (Orissa), Konark
Beach is known for its amazing natural beauty. The beach is located just 3 KM from the
famous Sun Temple and is known for providing remarkable views of sunset and sunrise.
Situated towards the southwest of Sun Temple, Ramachandi temple is named after
It is majorly a monastery, which is located on the southern side of the renowned Sun
temple. This math is devoted to Nirakar Brahma and religiously follows the principles of
Best Time for Holidaying in Konark
Konark enjoys tropical climate with hot summers and cool winters. Monsoons bring
humidity with warmness. Therefore, the best time of visiting and enjoy sightseeing in
Konark is from the month of "October to March". So, make your Konark trip plans
Must Buy Things from Konark
The experience of shopping in Konark is surely a delight for shopping lovers. Konark
is best known for its variety of exquisite handicrafts. Some famous buys are beautiful
sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses, decorative items of stone & natural wood,
Patta paintings and appliqué work of Pipli. From huge markets of Konark, you can but
the charmingly embroidered umbrellas as souvenirs for your loved ones at home. The
traditional fabrics of Odisha can also be bought from many private and government
shops. So, don't forget to buy your choice of items for you and your loved ones from
your Konark vacation.
Explore Options to Reach Konark
Before booking your Konark holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
Bhubaneswar International airport (64 KM) is the nearest airport to Konark. You can hire
taxi or private vehicle to reach here.
Situated in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Puri, Konark has its own railway station
that is well linked with almost all the major destinations in India by regular trains. Puri
Express and Purushottam Express are two most famous trains, which takes you directly
An extensive road network of within Konark, connects this place to the rest of the
country via National highways and State highways linking it with Bhubaneswar and Puri,
other cities in Odisha (Orissa) and its neighboring states. So, choose any of the modes
to Konark travel and explore this historic city.