Martand Sun Temple, Kashmir

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Martand Sun Temple is located in Kashmir. Use our Anantnag itinerary planner to visit Martand Sun Temple on your trip to Anantnag, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A Marvelous temple, now sadly in the state of ruins, this is must visit on the way to Pahalgam. There was a resident Sardar Guide who took us through the place. \ The ASI has declared the site as a pl...  more »
  • From the roadside it looks nothing special and majestic. But once you move in you will find the sculpture on the rocks. Its a good visit for around 10 mins.  more »
  • Built in the 8th century, the Martand SunTemple is a marvellous testament to the architectural achievements of Kashmir's ancient Karkota Dynasty. It lies forgotten and in shambles at 8km from Anantnag...  more »
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  • Lying in ruins now this great creation of the people who inhabited this place from many thousands of years has been destroyed with fire, hammer, and chisel. Still it is graceful and gives glimpses of its greatness.
  • This is stunning to sea such a vast stone architect of huge size structure which speak loud of the bright period of Hindu Culture, art and science in ancient times. The temple is almost deteriorating for want to desired care.
  • The Martand Sun Temple is a Kashmiri Hindu temple dedicated to Surya and built during the 8th century CE. Martand is another Sanskrit name for the Hindu Sun-god. It z a beautiful location. Recently the song bismil bismil from the film hyder was shooted here. It z an awesome historical place. Best time to visit in summer in the evening time.
  • A very beautiful place to visit. A temple and a pond of fresh ground water, is the main attraction of this temple. This temple belongs to Rishi Markkandaya , which now being pronounced as Martand. This place in near Anantnag, on the way to Pahalgam Road.
  • Muslims destroyed this temple its still destroyed right now destroyed on the orders of Muslim Sultan Sikandar Butshikan in the early 15th century, with demolition lasting a year.
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