32-km from Puri on Marine Drive, Orissa
The Sun Temple & Museum
Only 32-km from Puri on Marine Drive, one could find a sprawling beach at Konark rated as one of the finest in the world. With a long stretch of cleans sands - cool blue sea making rapids in rolling waves - the beach claims to be one of the best in the eastern coast for having a lovely serenity of its own.
At a strolling distance one finds the famous architectural splendour of the Sun Temple - Konark, a world heritage monument. The Sun Temple Museum of the Archeological Survey of India has a good collection of sculptures from the temple ruins.
About 8-km along the beach is the famous Ramchandi Temple on the confluence of the river Khushabhadra and the sea.
Best Time to Visit
Konark has a moderate temperature throughout the year. Temperature in the summer months touches a high of 35°C and a low of 23°C, respectively. Winter months are relatively cold with a maximum and minimum temperature of 27°C and 16°C, respectively.
Situated about 32-km from Puri on Marine Drive, the sprawling beach at Konark is rated as one of the finest in the world. One can enjoy the sea breezed by taking a simple stroll by the beach side. The strolling by the beach side is a pleasant experience. You can also laze around under the sun to enjoy its soothing effects.
FOR MORE TRAVEL INFORMATION
Konark Tourist Office,
Reaching Konark Beach
Air - Konark does not have an airport and the nearest airports are at Bhubaneswar 65 km away.
Rail - The railheads nearest to Konark are again at Puri and Bhubaneswar. These two stations are connected to all the major cities in India through long-distance trains.
Road - Konark is well connected with other parts of the country through a good network of roads. Travelers can make use of taxis, private cars, and mini buses to move around the city and to reach the Sun Temple.
are plenty here and the range is wonderful. Some of the Hotels near Konark Beach, situated in Orissa, India are, namely, the local Panthanivas, Labanya Lodge and Yatri Nivas.