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Which chariot-shaped temple, built by King Narasimha Deva I of Ganga dynasty in 13th century ?

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Which chariot-shaped temple, built by King Narasimha Deva I of Ganga dynasty in 13th century, is also known as the 'Black Pagoda' ?

posted Jun 26, 2015 by Deepak Chitragar

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Konark Sun Temple, Odisha, India

It is a 13th-century Sun Temple which is also known as the Black Pagoda. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around AD 1250. The temple is in the shape of a gigantic chariot with elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls.

answer Jun 29, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
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