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Here comes the entrance of the magnificent Sun temple of Konark, which is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of religious architecture in the world.Built by the King Narasimhadeva in the thirteenth century, the entire temple was designed in the shape of a colossal chariot with seven horses and twentyfour wheels , carrying the sun god, Surya, across the heavens. Surya(the sun) has been a popular deity in India since the Vedic period .

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