India - Sun Temple, Konârak

"On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, bathed in the rays of the rising sun, the temple at Konarak is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya's chariot; its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of six horses. Built in the 13th century, it is one of India's most famous Brahman sanctuaries.” Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Wheel of Sun Temple, Konarak, India. Thanks to Prashanth of India.



Postcard 2
The Sun temple of Konarak, Orissa built in the form of a chariot which the Sun rides through the sky daily. Thanks to Claus.

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