Sun Temple Modhera

Modhera Sun Temple – History, Location, Timings, Entry Fee, Festivals, Visit Duration, The Best time to visit, Nearby Places, How to Reach, Online Booking.

Modhera Sun Temple History:

Modhera Sun Temple dedicated to the great “Solar Deity Sun” located in a village Modhera (a village in Gujarat). The Surya Temple has resided on the river banks of the river Pushpavati. This temple of the Solar Deity Sun was constructed during the reign of Bhima I of the Chanukya Dynasty that is after 1026 – 27 CE. But presently no worships or any kind of prayers are been offered to the Solar Deity Sun. This temple is protected as the monument by the “Archaeological Survey of India”. This ancient temple has three main parts namely the Gudhamandapam, the Sabhamandapa and the Kunda. The temple has a great architecture with a great carving. The temple celebrates the “Modhera Dance Festival”, with a great passion.

Sun Temple Timings:

  • 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

Modhera Sun Temple Entry Fee:

Indians Rs 15/-
SAARC RS 15/-
Foreigners Rs 200/-
Photography Allowed

Festival celebrated:

  • Modhera Dance Festival

Visit Duration:

  • 1 hour (Approx)

Best time to visit Sun Temple:

During Dance Festival and winter

Nearby Places:

  • Ramji Mandir
  • Maheshwari Maa Temple
  • Ganpati Temple
  • Khodiyar Mata Ji Temple

Sun Temple Address:

Sun Temple

Becharaji Highway,

Modhera,

Gujarat, India

How to Reach Modhera Sun Temple?

By Air:

Ahmedabad Airport is the nearest Airport which is 94 km away from the temple

By Train:

Becharaji Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station which is 15 km away from the temple

By Road:

Modhera is well connected with other major cities; also many private vehicles ply directly to the temple.

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