Sun Temple

Unlock 4.0: Konark temple in Odisha opens but with a 2,500 visitor cap

According to Superintending Archaeologist of Bhubaneswar Circle Arun Malik, only 2,500 tourists would be allowed to enter the in a day to maintain safe distance between people.

published on : 2nd September 2020

COVID-19: All ASI monuments to reopen from July 6, cap on visitors

The monuments, including Taj Mahal in Agra and the Red Fort in Delhi, will be reopened for the first time since they were shut in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

published on : 3rd July 2020

A bold move to save Konark Sun Temple

Large stones and sculptures have fallen off the structure in the past, while allegations of plain stones filling in for intricately sculpted ones keep raising their ugly head every now and then.

published on : 3rd March 2020

Konark’s museum of ruins

Caught up with Sun temple’s conservation, prime custodian ASI seems to have relegated these little entities to backburner, leaving them to virtually rot.

published on : 16th February 2020

Odisha: NDRF shows ways to save heritage

The exercise, a part of the ongoing second Bay of Bengal Initiative aimed at standardisation of protocol and formulation of policy.

published on : 13th February 2020

No stones replaced in Sun temple at Konark: ASI

The pictures were captioned ‘then and now’. The pictures went viral and were shared by thousands of users on the micro-blogging site forcing ASI to release a clarification. 

published on : 11th February 2020

Clear view of Sun Temple after two decades

Prior to that, the first, second and third ‘Pidhas’ of the Jagamohan were strengthened.

published on : 8th February 2020

Konark Sun temple soon to be named 'iconic' site on India

Union Minister for Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel on Friday announced that heritage site Konark will find place in the list of iconic sites of the country.

published on : 25th January 2020

Odisha government to soon announce development package for Konark Temple

After Sri Jagannath Temple at Puri and Lingaraj Temple here, the State Government has decided to focus on the beautification and peripheral development of Konark Sun Temple.

published on : 10th January 2020