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Who built Konark Temple?
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Who build the sun temple?
The Konark Sun Temple, also known as the Black Pagoda, is a famous Indian temple in Konark, Orissa. It was built in the 13th century by Narasimhadeva I who ruled during the time of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. The Konark Sun Temple is hailed as one of the seven wonders of India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Where is the sun temple at Konark?
Your question is your answer. Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda), at Konark, in Orissa. Konark is a small town in Puri district of the state of Orissa, India, on the Bay of Bengal, sixty-five kilometres from Bhubaneswar. It is the site of the 13th-century Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda), built in black granite by King Narasimhadeva I (AD 1236-1264) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. The temple is a World Heritage Site. It takes the form of the chariot of Surya (Arka), the sun god, and is heavily decorated with stone carving.