Sun Temple Modhera

The Sun Temple Modhera is located at Modhera village in Mehsana district, Gujarat India. Located at just 99KM from Ahmedabad is a must visit place.

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By Air

Ahmedabad is the nearest Airport which is just 94 Km away from the temple.

By Train

Becharaji Railway station is only 15 Km away from the temple.

By Bus

Mehsana, Patan, and Ahmedabad are the major cities that are well-connected when it comes to Sun Temple Modhera.

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Sun Temple Modhera, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

The Sun Temple of Modhera is an exquisite Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god, Surya, and was built by Bhimdev I of the Solanki dynasty. The temple is known for its intricate architecture and is home to the three-day Modhera Dance Festival. Sun Temple Modhera is a beautiful ancient sun temple located at just 99 km from Ahmedabad. It is a must-visit place in Gujarat to experience the ancient structure of this beautiful temple.

History of Sun Temple Modhera

The Modhera Sun Temple was built in the early 11th century by King Bhima I of the Chalukya dynasty. This glorious temple is built to pay homage to the sun god in the village of Modhera in the Mehsana district which is situated on the banks of the River Pushpavati. The complex of the temple is divided into three main parts: Sabha Mandapa (the assembly hall) Gudha Mandapa (the sanctuary hall), and Kunda (the reservoir).

The architecture of Sun Temple Modhera

This temple is designed so that the first ray of sunlight falls on the idol of the Sun Lord, initially, the entire temple has pillars on a lotus-shaped structure and every inch of its walls shows avant-garde and detailed carvings. The glorious past of our life and culture from the time of Ramayana to the Mahabharata and the human life cycle to the Kamasutra is also in carved on its pillars. The temple campus consists of a rectangular water tank of Surya Kunda or Ram Kunda, a huge garden, Sabha Mandap, Sanctum Sanctorum, a Museum, etc.

Sun Temple Timings:

From 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. every day.

Entry Fee

For Indians: Charges are INR 15

For Foreigners: INR 200 and Photography is allowed.

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