Top ChoiceHindu Temple in Konark

Sun Temple

Sun Temple

Conceived as the cosmic chariot of the sun god Surya, this massive, breathtakingly splendid temple was constructed in the mid-13th century, probably by Odishan king Narashimhadev I to celebrate his military...

Dance in Konark

Konark Festival

Steeped in traditional music and dance, the Konark Festival takes place in an open-air auditorium with the gorgeous Sun Temple as a backdrop.

Indian in Konark

Sun Temple Hotel

A busy AC restaurant with a big range of Indian veg and nonveg dishes, as well as traveller favourites such as chips and banana pancakes. It also has a few simple rooms (d ₹750, with AC ₹1150) out back. It’s...

Religious in Konark

Magha Mela

Odisha's sun festival features pilgrims bathing en masse at Konark's Chandrabhaga beach before daybreak, and then worshipping the rising sun with prayers and invocations.