Planning on spending your holidays in Odisha? Konark is famous for the 13th-century Sun temple. This is one of the few places in Orissa which experience a total solar eclipse. The best time to visit Konark is between October and January when the weather is most pleasant and cool. Below are some of the best places to visit in Konark.
Situated near the Lotus Eco Beach Resort, this magnificent 13th-century temple tops the list of best places to visit in Konark. The word Konark means Sun. This temple at Konark is the culmination of Odisha temple architecture. The temple complex is in the shape of a gigantic chariot, with seven horses and having elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. This spectacular piece is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has also featured on Seven Wonders of India.
Archaeological Site Museum
This is where you can find some of the ruins of the Konark Sun Temple. The museum houses the fallen sculptures and architectural members of the Sun temple. Displaying over 260 various antiquities retrieved from the clearance work of Sun temple, the museum has four galleries and a rich reserve collection. You can also find a lot of publications related to the archaeological department of India. Situated close to our Konark Temple, this place is a knowledge house.
Do you just want to sit on the banks of a river and let go of all your stress? Then this is the place you have to visit. This is a beautiful spot where Kushabhadra River flows into the Bay of Bengal. This place is in Puri, 5 kilometres away from Konark. The main deity at this temple is Goddess Ramachandi. This place is rich with a variety of bird species and eye-soothing views. Enjoy a visit to finest and delicately detailed temples of Konark, this vacation and book with this resort near Puri to enjoy the tranquillity of nature.
When you are on a trip, you will always want to take home something that the place you are visiting is famous for. Well, this is where you can find a wide and distinctive selection of handicrafts from Orissa. This place is on the way from Puri to Bhubaneshwar. On the main road at Pipili, you can find many shops selling Applique work products. Every family of the village is engaged in this applique craft. Take home something that reminds you of the splendid Konark tourism!
This place is sure to make your trip to Konark memorable. The Astranga fishing village is known for its panoramic and beautiful view of the colorful beach sunset. This is an ideal spot for a weekend break. Even the name Astranga means ‘colorful sunset’. You can also visit the famous shrine of Pir Jahania which is located near the beach.
A visit to the beautiful coastal town of Konark, with its heady sunset and clear waters, is incomplete without a stay at the charming Lotus Eco Beach Resort Konark. Head here to experience the best of Konark tourism and beauty.