Reach

Bhubaneswar to Konark is 61 km by road & Kuruma is a small village located 8 km away from the Sun Temple Konark.

Stay

For a comprehensive list of hotels as well as online reservation, please CLICK HERE.

Assistance

Konark Tourist Office

Tel:  (06758) 235831

Kuruma is a small village located 8 km away from the Sun Temple. High wall and antique images of Heruka and Buddha were found in the excavations that were carried out at this village. This popular Buddhist site was built between 9th and 10th century. The monastery in the village is enshrined with the excavated statue of Buddha. In the statue, Buddha is seated cross legged with right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra and left hand placed over his left knee.Here a Buddhist Vihara referred to by the Chinese traveller Huien T'sang has recently been excavated.