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Modhera Sun Temple, Modhera

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Historic Site Landmark
Take in the imaginative beauty of Indian architecture dating back to 1026 CE at Modhera Sun Temple. At the sun temple, dedicated to Hindu sun-god Surya, you'll see three distinct architectural features. The Suryakunda, a pool that stores pure water used by devotees to perform ablutions, features four terraces adorned with 108 miniature pyramid sculptures that act as steps and lead to the base. The second architectural piece is the Sabha Mandap: an open, pillared hall that serves as a meeting place, consisting of 52 intricately carved Hindu gods. Finally, the main temple, Sanctum Sanctorum (no longer used for prayer), represents the shape of an inverted lotus-base plinth. With our international travel planner, Mehsana District attractions like Modhera Sun Temple can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • During our visit it was quite busy due to number of school trips to this site. It's best to get a guide if you don't know much about the temple.  more »
  • This is a very old temple, preserved by archiological survey of india.this is very beautiful architecture and you would get great pics around it. Distance from Ahmedabad around 100 kms.  more »
  • Not to be missed. Fascinating history, Exotic and erotic carvings.has a charming step well. Close your eyes and imagine being there when it was built 1000 years ago. Close to Ahamebad.  more »
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  • Best experience. To watch such a beautiful work of art. Well maintained. Such Heritage Make us feel more proud of our country. I was simply thrilled and dumbstruck by the beauty of the temple. The satisfaction by simply watching this temple can't be described.
  • Amazing place with lots of knowledge of our history, currently this site is maintained by ASI, having facility of Parking, Washrooms & food outlet, no options for night stay. very well connect with road network. you must hire a guide if you really want to know in details about this place, there is small museum also there. overall its good place for one day picnic near Ahmadabad.
  • It is an amazing place of a rich heritage.The carvings of the sun temple are a must watch.It is a beautiful piece of art work.There is a vast garden with hundreds of playful squirrels and unique and rare type of sparrows.It gives such a delight to experience this magnificient place. It is 45 minutes drive by car and bus from Modhera bus stand.Easily accessible and serene place.Must visit 👌
  • Nice place of historical importance. The temple carving is very beautiful. It is usually quite here. Garden is also there. Stepped well/ lake is also there. A must visit.
  • Beautifully maintained and clean public area. Usually not much crowded and very reasonable entry fee. This place has a great historic importance. Try getting a guide along to take you on a history tour for this place. No eateries nearby.