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. Make Modhera Sun Temple a part of your Modhera vacation plans using our Modhera online trip planner .
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On the way back to Ahmedabad we decided to visit this place. The structure of the temple is beautiful. We hired a guide who explained us the every structure in the temple which is mathematically calcu... more »
Superbe, surtout dès l ouverture pour bénéficier de belle couleur. En passant une nuit à Patan c'est faisable. more »Great, especially from the opening to benefit from beautiful color. By spending a night at Patan is feasible.
This isn't a temple, just ruins. It is reasonably well maintained and attract lot of tourists in school vacation period. Make sure you visit during winter, or very early in the day to avoid heat. more »
Attended dance festival. It is 98 km from Ahmedabad civil Hospital.. 2 hours drive which is quite comfortable as the road is smooth but some traffic on the way.. This has huge historical significance. Best time is early morning or at the time of sunset. Must visit for every explorer.
Best example of Ancient Hindu Architecture and science. Sun temple of Modhera located in North Gujarat is strategically placed on tropic of Cancer line. Beautiful piece of Architectural design and carving. Also open step well in front of temple with filled water is a beauty. Must visit place for all Architecture lovers.
Excellent place. If ur interested in history , hire guide. Without guide u will not understand anything. This temple is dedicated to Sun God. You need nearly 1 hour to see full temple. Small museum is also there. Toilets and canteen facilities are available.
This one is historical place, here Sun temple as well Surya Kund too. In front of sun temple, big garden here. So you can relax or pass your time. Here little entrance fee to visit this temple. Salute to makers. Nice embossed on stone.
Well maintained by archeological dept. Public and staff have kept the place very clean. Good museum. Sculptures worth seeing. Renovation project is in progress. Government encouraging visits by students to understand our history and architecture.
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