Enjoy exciting tours to Konark in Orissa, Eastern India that is a paradise for those who love to explore the ancient culture and traditions of India and are interested in the great architectural legacy of the past. Eastern Golden Triangle Tours with New Age Tours takes you to unimaginably attractive locales and marvelous temples.
Konark is located at a distance of 65 kilometers from Bhubaneswar in Orissa, India and is very famous for the beautiful Sun Temple. The Sun Temple has been given the status of a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Konark is known for the picturesque coastal villages, Chaitan that is a stone carver's hamlet, the pretty beach and the Buddhist shrines.
Hire a bicycle on your Eastern Golden Triangle Tours with New Age Tours and trek along the lanes of Konark in Orissa, Eastern India and feel the ethereal and divine Konark magic that seems to ooze out of the ancient monuments and ruins that ornament this lovely seaside town.
The Sun Temple is almost synonymous with Konark and is a massive structure that was constructed by King Langula Narasimha Deva during the 13th century, though historians have reason to believe that there might have been a smaller 9th century temple located on this site.
The colossal Sun Temple was styled in the form of the Sun God's Chariot with 7 horses and 12 massive stone wheels. The explosion of sculptural splendor that greets you as you enter this beautiful structure is sure to leave you wonderstruck.
Besides the Sun Temple you must also visit the sculptures of Lord Buddha at Kuruma and regale the natural panorama at the sea beach.
Eastern Golden Triangle Tours with New Age Tours gives you an opportunity to enjoy the happening annual Konark festival that is held in December.