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Martand Sun Temple is significant of exemplary Aryan structure, which gives a glimpse into the skill and art of Kashmiri Hindus. Martand Temple was made out of square limestones similar to the Grecian patterned pillars.
A Marvelous temple, now sadly in the state of ruins, this is must visit on the way to Pahalgam.
There was a resident Sardar Guide who took us through the place. \
The ASI has declared the site as a place of national importance
Built in the 8th century, the Martand SunTemple is a marvellous testament to the architectural achievements of Kashmir's ancient Karkota Dynasty. It lies forgotten and in shambles at 8km from Anantnag in south Kashmir.
According to theTareekh-e-Hassan(The Oldest History of Kashmir) there was a city...More
This temple is in Anantnag Mattan almost 35 Kms (45 mts) from Pahalgam. It is not covered as part of standard tourist points. So you can hire a taxi to take you there. The standard rates are Rs. 1800 for AC Innova and Rs. 1200...More
This temple stuns you with its scale, architecture and beauty. You can only imagine how you would have felt if you were to standing there some 1000 years back. It is 10 km up the hill from Anantnag. Ask for Keerbal. It is effort some...More
The Martand Sun Temple is a must visit place of historical significance in Kashmir. Situated in the Anantnag district, the temple is situated in the town of Mattan (pronounced Muhton). One can cover the place while on the way from Srinagar to Pahalgam or during...More