Konark at a glance:

Coordinates: 19.8921° N, 86.0912° E

State: Odisha

Konark is a town in the Puri district in the state of Odisha. It lies on the coast by the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometres from the capital of the state, Bhubaneswar.

How to reach Konark:

By Air :

The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport. Taxies are available from the airport.

By Rail :

The nearest railway station is Puri railway station. Taxies are available from the railway station.

By Road :

Konark is well connected via roadways.

Places to visit in Konark:

ASI Museum:

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ASI Museum is situated outside the Sun Temple and houses some unique artefacts which reflect the essence of Oriya art form. The museum has 250 different kinds of antiques recovered from the Sun Temple.

Book your hillside camping near Lonavala here.

Konark Beach:

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A clean and pristine beach where one can take leisurely walks and enjoy the sunrise and sunset, the Konark Beach is known to be one of the best on the east coast.

What to Eat :

One can find a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food in the main market place near the beach. The region’s speciality is the fish-fry prepared in Bengali-style. The other local delicacies that one must try, include Pakhala (a preparation of rice), Dali, Mandia Jau, Dahi Baigana, Dahi Machha,hi Machha, Dahi Bhindi (fried eggplant, fried fish, fried ladyfinger dipped in spicy yoghurt sauce), Khatta, Aludum, a variety of Pithas, Dahi Badi, Rasgulla, Chhenapodapitha, Gulab Jamun and a flattering variety of seafood. Continental and Chinese food are also served in the restaurants here.


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