[A] Sun Temple, Konark
[B] Brihadeeswara Temple, Tanjore
[C] Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri
[D] Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
Correct Answer: A [Sun Temple, Konark ]
Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century temple of Odisha, built by Narasimha deva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. It is also known as Black Pagoda. It’s a World Heritage Site. It is considered as an architectural marvel for Odisha, best known worldwide.
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