Sun Temple

The Sun Temple or the Surya Mandir is one of the stunning shrines and architectural edifices that dot the landscape of the ancient city of Gwalior. Although it is not very old, the Sun Temple happens to be one of the most venerable shrines of Gwalior.

The Sun Temple is located at a stone's throw distance from the Residency at Morar in Gwalior city. The temple quite naturally is consecrated to the holy Sun God. The temple not only derives its nomenclature from the legendary Sun Temple at Konark in Orissa, the architecture too is inspired by the same.

The sacrosanct Sun Temple attracts myriads of tourists who flock to the city to catch a glimpse of the same. The temple is located at a distance of approximately 5 km from the local bus stand and the railway station and happens to be one of the much coveted tourist attractions on a tour to Gwalior.

Last Updated on 16th Oct 2012