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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

History

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. The structure of temple has been designed with elegance. The temple complex has the shape of a big chariot with eighteen wheels and seven lifelike horses that seem to be ready to take off for the journey. The temple is constructed by a charitable trust named Sanskrit Vihar which is under the leadership of Shri Ram Maroo, the managing director of Ranchi Express. Devotees who visit the Sun temple get mesmerised not only by its beauty but also by the exquisite surrounding which adds the glow to its lavish design.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport
The temple is 39 km from Ranchi which is well connected by motorable roads.It can be reached from Birsa Bus Stand, and private buses and jeeps are also been facilitated from here. A hotel is situated nearby, which caters to the dining and accommodation needs of the pilgrims.

The nearest railway station to sun temple is Ranchi Train Station which is 8 km away from Sun Temple. 

By Air

The nearest airport to Sun Temple is birsa Munda airport ,Ranchi which is 5 km away from Sun Temple.

Sculpture

A unique feature of this shrine is that it is designed in the form of a huge chariot with richly decorated 18 wheels and seven life-like horses in the model of ready to take off. There is a pond in the temple premises, which serves as a sacred place for Chhathavratis The temple is ideally being constructed away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded and noisy city amidst the beauty of nature.

Map

Surya Temple Ranchi

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Timings and Events
Events

Chhath Festival

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