Sun Temple, Ranchi, Jharkhand

Sun Temple, Ranchi

Sun Temple is located near Bundu stand on Tata-Ranchi highway. It is built around the sacred pond of the Chhathavratis (devotees taking part in Chhath)  in the Chhota Nagpur Plateau region.  

The Sung Temple is given the shape of a big chariot with eighteen wheels (nine on each side) and seven lifelike horses that seem to be ready to take off for the journey.

Sun Temple, Ranchi, Jharkhand

The Sun Temples was constructed by a charitable trust named Sanskrit Vihar under the leadership of Shri Ram Maroo, who is also the managing director of Ranchi Express.

The Sun Temple offers accommodation through Dharamshala that belongs to the temple trust and offers rooms and food at a very subsidised rate. Moreover, there is a small motel near the temple where they can pamper their taste buds.

How to reach?

The temple is located 39 km from Ranchi, and it well connected by road. Private buses and jeeps play to and fro on this route regularly.

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