Sun Temple, Konârak (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 27 July 2018

On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, bathed in the rays of the rising sun, the temple at Konarak in India 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 TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/246/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, July 27). Sun Temple, Konârak (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1441/sun-temple-konarak-unesconhk/

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