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  Today we will explain the Konark Temple of God Surya (Sun) located in Odisha and its related stories and secrets. Dedicated to the God Sun, the temple derives its name from the two words Kon and Arka, Kon meaning corner and Arka meaning Sun. It means corner of God Sun. It is known as the Sun Temple of Konark. It is famous for its grandeur and excellent craftsmanship; some even call it the eighth wonder of India. It has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1984. Lord Surya’s Mandir is located in Konark, about 37 km from Puri city on the banks of river Chandrabhaga which is in Odisha, India. This temple is completely built for Lord Surya, so you will see the structure of this temple and the artefacts related to Lord Surya. It was built by Narasimhadeva, the first king of the Ganga dynasty, in the middle of the 13th century between 1236 and 1264 AD. Mainly sand, granite stones, and precious metals have been used in the construction of this temple. This temple was