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Sun Temples

A sun temple is a building used for religious or spiritual activities, such as prayer and sacrifice, dedicated to the sun or a solar deity. Such temples were built by a number different cultures and are distributed across the world including in India, China, Egypt, Japan and Peru. Some of the temples are in ruins, undergoing excavation, preservation or restoration and a few are listed as World Heritage Sites individually or as part of a larger site, such as Konark.

  All Temples under Sun Temples

Konark Sun Temple Konark

Konark Sun temple complex is in the shape of a gigantic chariot, having elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins.

Surya Pahar Assam

Surya Pahar is a significant but relatively unknown archaeological site in Assam, India.The site is a hilly terrain where several rock-cut Shivalingas, votive stupas and the deities of Hindu, Buddh

Surya Temple Ranchi

The Sun Temple is very much a newly built monument in Jharkhand. It is built around the sacred pond favouring the Chhathavratis in the Chhota Nagpur Plateau region

Suryanarayana Swamy Temple Arasavalli

The Sthala  Purana of this temple narrates that lord Devendra has founded this temple and installed the existing idol of the Sun God commonly known as Sri Sri Sri Suryanarayana Swamy varu.

Thousand Pillar Temple Warangal

The Thousand Pillar Temple or Rudreshwara Swamy Temple is a historic Hindu temple located in the town of Hanamakonda, Telangana State, India.It is dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Surya.Thousand Pill

Suryanar Kovil Thanjavur

Suryanar Kovil is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Hindu Sun-God, The presiding deity is Suriyanar, the Sun and his consorts Ushadevi and Pratyusha Devi.

Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple Pandavula Metta

Sri Suryanarayana Swami Temple has a rich past and is associated with the epic, Mahabharatha. This temple is perched on a hillock named Pandavula Metta

Modhera Sun Temple Modhera

Modhera  Temple was built in 1026-27 AD by Bhimdev I of the Solanki dynasty. Later the temple was damaged by Mahmud Ghazni.

Martand Sun Temple Anantnag

Martand Sun Temple was a Kashmiri Hindu temple dedicated to Surya and built during the 8th century CE. Martand is another Sanskrit name for the Hindu Sun-god.

Surya Temple Almora

Katarmal Sun Temple, situated 16 km north-west of Almora, is one of the famous historical places of Kumaon hills in Uttaranchal.