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Thursday, 30 January 2014

Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

  Raj Thakkar       Thursday, 30 January 2014
  The Sun Temple of Modhera is located at Modhera in Gujarat. Modhera Sun Temple is very Popular temple of Gujarat. It derives thousands of visitors every Year. Modhera Sun Temple is famous for it's architecture of Sun Temple and various design on the wall of Modhera Sun Temple. You Might have heard about Sun Temple but here in this post I will tell you why people come here for just see the sun Temple? What is the History Behind Modhera Sun Temple? Who has built Sun Temple? All these information about Modhera Sun Temple will be discussed here in this post.

Modhera Sun Temple
   The Sun Temple of Modhera is dedicated to Hindu God Surya. The Sun Temple was built by King Bhimdev of Solanki Dynasty in 1026. This temple is known as 11th century sun temple. Solankis were known as suryavanshi , Gurjar and thus  they built Sun Temple at the village Modhera. This temple is designed as first ray of the sun fell on the image of sun. Modhera's sun Temple's architecture is similar to the Konark Sun Temple
Carving of Modhera Sun Temple

  
Modhera Sun Temple
   The Sun Temple is attraction of Modhera and it is famous for it's unique architecture. People from all over the world come to modhera for just see the modhera Sun Temple. This temple was destroyed by Allauddin Khilji but till the art which was shown in architecture of Modhera's Sun Temple is present and it derives lots of visitors every year. So friends This was the Brief History and Information about Modhera Sun Temple. I Hope you like this article about Modhera Sun Temple. Have a nice day.
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