Modhera Sun Temple, Modhera

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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 Mehsana District vacation plans using our Mehsana District online trip planner .
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  • September 16, 2017
    It was not in my itinerary - just happened to pass this monument and grabbed the opportunity to cover. This is one of the very few Sun temple's remains of India. You must have at least couple of hours...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    Modhera is a small village close to ahmedabad and Ravi ki vav.The temple has been well preserved.UNESCO world heritage site with a museum of the history.You can spend 1-2 hours to visit the entire tem...  more »
  • September 10, 2017
    Sun Temple at Moderate is becoming popular among tourists now because of its Value in term of Art and Architectural Heritage. Entry is nominally priced. In front, there is a large stepped well before ...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Sun temple, a mind blowing historical place. The architecture has been emphasised on the Sun Ray's. I'd say mid afternoon is the perfect time for photography or early morning. Beautiful minute art works around the wall. A must place on your Gujarat trip.
  • July 11, 2017
    Modhera Sun Temple , it was one of sun temple of India. In front there is kund and behind there is temple. When u visit the place u feel how advance is our ancienter. It have great history, best archaeological value. If u photographer and love to click historic place , than this is write place for you.
  • July 11, 2017
    Modhera Sun Temple holds a special place among one of the Most beautiful Heritage places i have visited.. It is well maintained by ASI. It takes you back to the ancient times,, as you walk past the temple wells .. pillars...main Shrine hall. Situated on the banks of River Pushpavati..this Architectural Marvel still stands rigid .. An advise: Try visiting during the months of winter to avoid the heat & humidity in the atmosphere ..
  • June 20, 2017
    Beautiful temple with amazing carvings. Do hire a guide to understand the details and history. The park around the temple is peaceful, clean, and green. If you are lucky, you will spot a peacock or two.
  • April 6, 2017
    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.

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