The temple was built in the 13th century by the then ruler of the eastern Ganga dynasty, King Narasimhadeva I.
Things to see and do in Orissa.
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Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century Sun Temple, built in black granite stone by King Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty.
Pipli is a small town, on the main road which connects Puri and Bhubaneswar, famous for its beautiful Applique handicrafts. Dhauli witnessed the Kalinga War.
Bhubaneswar possession of magnificent sculptures and architectural heritage make this one of the great religious centres of Orissa since early medieval days.
Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves are rock cut caves excavated in two adjacent hills about 6 Kms from Bhubaneswar. These caves date all the way to the 2nd Century BC.
The city of Bhubaneswar is now the largest city in Orissa and a center of great religious importance with hundreds of temples dotting the Old Town.