If you plan a trip to Puri, make sure you add one more name to your checklist: Konark. A mesmerizing place located just 65 kilometres away from Bhubhenshwar is ‘the one’ on your tour list if you too enjoy art from centuries ago. A place to experience the beauty of Indian architecture, culture and heritage. A trip to Konark is promisingly astonishing and takes you on a tour of India’s cultural power.
The peak points of this place are the famous tourist spots. The 13th Century Sun Temple and the Chandrabagha River is the most popular among all. Hence, let us ride into the beautiful journey of Konark:
1. HOW TO GET IN:
The journey to be in the most prominent city in Odisha are as follow
The way through clouds: The adjacent airport to this location is the one at Bhubaneshwar. It is linked with Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, and Nagpur and operates several direct flights.
The road trip: If you are a fan of road journeys, the two best options are trains and roadways. Puri and Bhubaneshwar are the two railway station close to Konark, and you can hire a car for the same journey to the beautiful city of Konark.
2. WHAT TO SEE:
The Konark Sun Temple is the central tourist spot that attracts people towards Konark. The temple owns a huge ounce of power and has that aura that never lets itself get erased from your mind and soul. Apart from having massive importance in Indian History, this temple in Konark is highly famous for its mesmerizing portrayal of architecture. The exclusive stone carving on the walls are one example of India’s old architecture of the golden period. The other attractions here are the Chandrabhaga beach, the Ramchandi Temple, which will take you back to the iconic tales of Indian Mythology. Next up, we have a popular Buddhist Site called the Kuruma.
3. BEST TIME TO VISIT:
The best time to visit the city is during the ‘Konark Festival’. The streets covered with lights, night walks, and the perfect vibe makes your trip worthy. It is a grand occasion that occurs on the seventh day of the new moon of Magha. The famous attractions are the Chandramagha Mela, Konark Dance Festival, and so much more during the event. One can buy the famous Patta paintings, applique works of Pipli and many other handicrafts.
If you are looking for a journey by the beaches and historical monuments, Konark is the place for you. Discover the true meaning of culture and heritage and witness the beauty called Konark.