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Konark steps

Konark, also referred to in Indian texts by the name Kainapara, was a significant trading port by the early centuries of the common era. The Konark temple dates to the 13th century, though evidence suggests that a sun temple was built in the Konark area by at least the 9th century.

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Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Puri, India
Camera: iPhone 7 Plus
Copyright: © Kaushik Dolui