Providing you a very rejuvenating experience, Konark is a small town located in the district of Puri in the East Indian state of Orissa, around 65 km far from the state capital Bhubaneswar. The 13th-century Sun Temple is dedicated to Sun God and the town is known for this splendid temple called the Black Pagoda. Now a World Heritage Site, this temple was constructed by using black granite, during the reign of King Narasimhadeva-I (1236-1264 AD) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty.
Among the Temples in Konark, a living instance of the finest architecture of the old golden age – Konark Sun Temple is known for its architectural wonder. Constructed by King Narasimha of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 13th century, the temple is dedicated to the splendor of the God Sun.
Apart from the splendor of the grand temple, you can also enjoy grace of the Konark Dance Festival held here every year. Konark Dance Festival 2012 is to be held from 1st December to 5th December.
You can get the best accommodation in Konark or in nearby town Puri during your tour to the holy town. Konark holds a special place on the map of Odisha Tourism.