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Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple & 4 Other UNESCO Sites To Host G20 ‘Culture Track’ Meetings!; Odisha Bytes

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Sun Temple in Odisha’s Konark is likely to host one of five key meetings, focusing on the “culture track”, during India’s G20 Presidency. India is expected to host over 200 meetings across the country  after assuming the Presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2023. Besides Konark, which is 65 km from Bhubaneswar, the other four proposed well-known monuments and UNESCO World Heritage Sites are Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh), Hampi (Karnataka) and Agra Fort and Taj Mahal (Agra), the Indian Express reported.

Source: Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple & 4 Other UNESCO Sites To Host G20 ‘Culture Track’ Meetings! – odishabytes

Travel Diaries 2019: Things you must do when visiting Konark; Saurav Ranjan Datta; Hindustan Times

Not far from Puri, around 35 km away, and an hour’s drive is the Konark Sun Temple, an UNESCO World Heritage Site and a structure which has inspired awe in the hearts and minds of all the enlightened souls who have witnessed its sublime architecture.

Source: Travel Diaries 2019: Things you must do when visiting Konark | travel | Hindustan Times

Know Your Monument: The Sun Temple at Konark; Swathi Gopalakrishnan; Indian Express

In the fifth edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, Swathi Gopalakrishnan looks at the magnificent Sun Temple of Konark. Built in the 13th century, this tribute to Surya in the form of a massive celestial chariot continues to awe visitors with its architectural depiction of the Sun’s journey through time.

Source: Know Your Monument: The Sun Temple at Konark