TOUR TO KONARK
The Konark Temple or the Surya Temple at Konark was built in the 13th century AD by King Langula Narasimha Deva I. Designed in the shape of a massive chariot with 12 pairs of wheels and drawn by seven horses using khondalite stone. In Hindu mythology, the chariot with seven horses is the mount of the Surya or the Sun God where seven horses represents seven days of the week, 12 pairs of wheels the 12 months and eight spokes eight prahars of the day. The temple was completed in 16 years with the help of 1200 masons.
Temples in Konark