Konark is famous for its Sun Temple, a world Heritage site monument.Splendid standing alone amidst the sand dunes which rise from the Bay, the sun Temple of Konark,also known as Black pagoda,is the crowning glory of Kalinga School of temple architecture of ancient Orissa. Built in the 13th century by kind Narasingha Dev og Ganga Dynasty,the temple was designed in the shape of a colossal chariot with twenty four giants wheels carrying Surya the Sun God across the heaves hauled by seven mighty and stunningly carved horses caught in the Symphny of stone,lies in partial ruin. Koanrk has also a very lovely beach.Glorious sunrise on the beach is an unforgettable sight.
Important Tourist Attraction at Konark:
World Heritage Site ,Sun Temple
Fisher Menís Village
Other Tourist Attraction in & around Konark:
Kuruma Budhist site
Chaurashi Barahi Temple
Maa Manga temple at Kakatpur
Jahania beach at Astaranga
Important Festivals to See at Konark:
Chandrabhaga Magha Saptami Mela (festival), Konark dance Festival (1st to 5th Dec),Konark dance & Music festival (19th to 21st Feb).