Sun temple

This historical temple is a notable place of attraction in Gujarat and is dedicated to the sun God. Presently, it is under the supervision of ASI and has attracted considerable limelight as it represents majestic architectural craftsmanship of Gujarat during the period of the rule of Solanki dynasty. Every wall of this temple bears the elegance of marvelous artistic works and sculptures that were carved out through engraving stones by expert handworks of the architects. The temple bears the brunt of Muslim attack and even then it is still intact with the passage of time.

This sun temple comprises of three distinct sections. The first is the Surya Kund which is actually a steeped tank which is located in the front portion of the temple. The tank was used for storing pure water where devotees used to take bath before worshipping. Sabha mandap was used to be the hall of religious conferences and gatherings. It was opened from four sides and contains carved pillars of about 52. The final section is Guda mandap which was used to house the statue of sun god.

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