Sun temple at Konark in the Indian state of Orissa

konark, the sun temple
religious lions by konark road
Religious lions by Konark Road.
konark road
Konark Road.
Konark road connects Puri and Konark sun temple
Konark Road connects Puri and Konark sun temple.
indian coniferous forest
Indian coniferous forest.
exotic trees are planted on both sides of the konark road
Exotic trees are planted on the both sides of Konark Road.
My friend drove past me:
I drove past my friend:
Me on the motorbike:

konark road is smooth like the glass
Konark Road is smooth like the glass.
konark road exists as if for bikers to let them recieve all the pleasures of life
Konark Road exists as if for bikers to let them recieve all the pleasures of life.
African Tulip Tree
African Tulip Tree.
red flowers of african tulip tree
Red flowers of African Tulip Tree.
the most colourful temple
The most colourful temple.
country woman from Orissa
Country woman from Orissa.
yellow artificial lion with red tongue
Yellow artificial lion with red tongue.
rural woman in simple robes
Rural woman in simple robes.
entrance to the colorful temple
Entrance to the colorful temple.
the sun temple
Sun temple.
young people on the main avenue to the temple
Young people on the main avenue to the temple.
statue of unknown animal
Statue of unknown animal.
at the very beginning we see two dragons
At the very beginning we see two dragons.
upper part of the Sun temple
Upper part of the Sun temple.
dragon is on the elephant
Dragon is on the elephant.
Erotic statue of a woman
Erotic statue of a woman.
Musicians and dancers in the Hall of Offerings
Musicians and dancers in the hall of offerings.
kitchen
Kitchen.
broken temple of konark, Nata Mandir
Broken Temple, Nata Mandir.
Interior of the Sun Temple, looking towards the porch
Interior of the Sun Temple, looking towards the porch.
horse
Horse.
statue of the horse is in need of renovation
Statue of the horse is in need of renovation.
Here are tourists from many countries: Birma, Bangladesh, Butan, etc.
Here are tourists from many countries: Birma, Bangladesh, Butan, etc.
women are in colorful dresses and saree
Women are in colorful dresses and saree.
they came on excursion
They came on excursion.
Grandmothers came here in a bright orange, cherry and green clothes
Grandmothers came here in a bright orange, cherry and green clothes.
kama sutra wall carvings
Kama sutra wall carvings.
erotic scene
Erotic scene.
Here are people, mythical dragons and elephants
Here are people, mythical dragons and elephants.
One of many erotic sculptures at Konark
One of many erotic sculptures at Konark.
the very beginning of chariot
The very beginning of chariot.
war horse
War horse.
another one of the seven war horses
Another one of the seven war horses.
It is one of the Seven Wonders of India
It is one of the Seven Wonders of India.
dancers at the top of sun temple
Dancers at the top of Sun temple.
back view of the temple
Back view of the temple.
The Sun Temple was conceived as a gigantic chariot of the Sun God
The Sun Temple was conceived as a gigantic chariot of the Sun God.
Friezes of rampaging elephants
Friezes of rampaging elephants.
one of the buildings behind Sun temple
One of the buildings behind Sun temple.
erotic sculptures
Erotic sculptures.
Here is one of the dragons on the right side of sun temple
Here is one of the dragons on the right side of Sun temple.
elephant sculpture
Elephant sculpture.
Elephant sculpture and the policeman of Sun temple
Elephant sculpture and the policeman of Sun temple.
the indian family in Konark
The Indian family.
Pretty couple from Bangladesh
Pretty couple from Bangladesh.
Indian family came in Konark
Indian family came in Konark.
all people like to be photographed
All people like to be photographed.
the wheel of chariot
Wheel of chariot.
a sculpture of surya - the sun god at konark
A sculpture of surya - the sun god at Konark.
surya in front of sun temple
surya in front of Sun temple.
group of tourists
Group of tourists.
there are many young people here
There are many young people here.
stone work at konark
Stone Work at Konark.
scaffold
Scaffold.
Sun Temple Chariot Wheel
Sun Temple Chariot Wheel.
exquisite landscaping
Exquisite landscaping.
The back of chariot
The back of chariot.
security
Security.
Indian family sat down on the grass
Indian family sat down on the grass.
sun temple is incredibly huge
Sun temple is incredibly huge.
dragon
Dragon.
Nirtya Mandapa (dancing hall)
Nirtya Mandapa (dancing hall).
small children
Small children.
Konark is UNESCO world heritage site
Konark is UNESCO world heritage site.
red cannas
Red cannas.
yellow cannas
Yellow cannas.
konark last temple
Konark last temple.
grass is trimmed neatly
Grass is trimmed neatly.
red flowers lie on the bright green grass
Red flowers lie on the bright green grass.
Trees in the end of temple area
Trees in the end of temple area.
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Konark
neat brickwork
Neat brickwork.
brick temple
Brick temple.
big indian family in konark
Big Indian family in Konark.
statue of surya without head
Statue of surya without head.
wall carvings
Wall carvings.
heron
Indian heron (Egret).
Elephants and lions are carved on the wall
Elephants and lions are carved on the wall.