The remains of the temple are wheels,
smaller temples and dance hall - are
enough to give a curious tourist an image
of its magnificence.
Temple walls are adorned with the images
from daily lives of the people of Orissa,
memoirs of state affairs and women in
dancing poses that went into recreating
the extinct Odissi Dance style.
Chandrabhaga Beach takes on the mantle of
a worshipping pilgrim that has witnessed
the creation and destruction of the
dynasties emerging around the Sun Temple
in Konark because of its historically and
religiously valuable monuments.
How to Reach
By Air: There is no airport at Konark.
Bhubaneswar which is 65 km and Puri which 31
km are the nearest airheads.
By Rail: The nearest railheads are also
at Puri and Bhubaneswar. These two stations
are connected to all the major cities in India
through long-distance trains.
By Road: Taxis, air-conditioned tourist
cars, minibuses, and deluxe coaches can be
used for sightseeing. For short distances, it
is advisable to use cycle rickshaws and