Sun Temple

The most popular attraction in Konark. It is designed as a chariot of Sun God, Surya with wheels and horses all carved in the stone. It is a classic style of Kalinga Architecture and an Indian heritage. People from different places gather here during Chandrabhaga Mela held in the month of February every year.

Timings: 10 AM – 5 PM

Entry Fee: Rs 10 for Indians  and  Rs 250 for foreigners

Konark Museum

Museum

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Located very near to the Sun Temple, the Konark museum is a worth place to visit. The museum was constructed to utilize the broken sculptures from the temple. It has four galleries with over 250 antiques. The museum is maintained by Archeological Surve of India.

Timings: 9 AM – 5 PM ( Closed on Friday)

Entry Fee: Rs 5 per person

Konark Beach

Commonly known as Chandrabaggha Beach, it is regarded as one of the top beaches of the country. The beach is rich in Marine resources. One can enjoy surfing, sunbathing and lots more on the beautiful beach. One can also climb up to the top of nearby Lighthouse for a majestic view of the beach and the adjacent Natural Deer Park. The annual 7-day Megha Saptami Mela is also a major attraction for tourists.  It takes place on the 7th full moon day of Megha month.

Timings: 24 hours

Entry fee: Nil

Kuruma

An archaeological evacuated site and a popular Buddhist site. The site has a well-known image of Buddha in which he is sitting cross-legged with the right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra while the left hand placed over his left knee. The image also wears a beautiful craved necklace and a beautiful crown. A couple of more images have also been found there.

Timings: 10 AM – 5 PM

Entry Fee: Nil

Ramchandi Temple

Dedicated to Goddess Ramchandi, it is one of the most popular places of pilgrimage of Odisha. It is believed to be the main Deity of Konark. The temple is adjacent to Ramchandi Beach where one can do activities like sunbathing, swimming and boating. People also go there for a picnic.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM