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Odisha has decided to reopen its famous Sun Temple of Konark for visitors starting August 2 this year.
Visitor entry was barred as a precautionary measure during the second wave of pandemic.
The wait is over! The #Konark Sun Temple welcomes you back with all its glory!— Odisha Tourism (@odisha_tourism) August 2, 2021
Resume your never-ending tryst with this architectural marvel as it opens its doors for visitors from today.https://t.co/2EeU20ATD8#OdishaTourism pic.twitter.com/ymkiBiUNxr
According to a government notice, only 2,000 visitors will be allowed daily. They will have to undergo thermal screening before entry, wear masks, and maintain distancing norms.
Visitors may have to buy their tickets online. Contact the state tourism department for details
The 13th century Konark Sun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is part of the state’s Golden Triangle, the other two arms being Bhubaneswar and Puri.
Read: Ode To The Sun
Konark is well connected by road with Bhubaneswar (70km) and Puri (36 km via Marine Drive).
According to the tourism department, the Bhitarkanika National Park will be reopening on August 5.
Finally, the wait is over as Bhitarkanika National Park is all set to open its gate for tourists from August 5. Come to #Bhitarkanika to experience nature at its very best.https://t.co/9cmPLP6ApW@NewIndianXpressAugust 2, 2021
The forest check posts from where you may enter the national park are about 160km by road from Bhubaneswar, the nearest airport.
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