Sun Temple, Gujarat
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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This site is definitely worth a visit. It's far from other sites because the king that built it wanted it on the Tropic of Cancer. The whole structure tells stories and it's worth hiring a guide.
Ingresso 100R. A circa 100 chilometri da Ahmedabad. Ci si può arrivare anche in autobus o in treno, cambiando a Mahesana, certamente molto più comodo avere un mezzo proprio. Altro accesso via strada a... read more »Entrance 100R. About 100 kilometres from Ahmedabad. You can go there by bus or train, changing at Mahesana, certainly much more convenient to have your own transportation. Other access via road from Patan, about 30 km to the North. 1027 temple dedicated to Surya, the Sun God as that of Konark in Orissa two centuries earlier, is one of the finest examples of sculpture and architecture of the period Solanki. It consists of three parts, the Surya Kund, tank of water, the Sabha Mandap, hall and Guda mandap containing the Holy of Holies. On January we held a big festival of Ballet. The principlesof time Temple also many friezes containing erotic sculptures. Not to be missedshow original
Modhera temple is one of the few and rare Sun temple. Ater centuries, temple is as new as it was built few years back. Intact straight out of movies is the immediate thought which comes to mind. There... read more »
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