Konark is one of the best known names that comes to our mind when we speak of Orissa. It is a small town in the district of Puri. Located at a distance of 65 km from Bhubaneswar and 35 km from Puri, Konark is easily accessible by all modes. Konark is famous for the magnificent Temple of the Sun, which makes this small town, a very big name in the world of tourism. Although Konark visited by tourists throughout the year, it still has a very clean environment and unhindered. The climate is very favorable in the past 12 months. Konark beach is also a major attraction for the city.

Konark is hosting an annual dance festival that takes place here each December. Here you will see all of India classical dances like Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Kathak in all its charm and balance. The performances are given by prominent dancers. The festival is organized with brightly lit temple of the sun as a backdrop. Konark dance festival attracts lovers of classical dance from all regions of the world. Another festival held here the Festival of the Sun or Magha Saptami. During the festival, devotees have holy dip in the sea before sunrise and worship the Sun God in the temple of the sun.

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