These are pictures of Sun temple located at Modhera in Gujarat. The temple, built in 1026 AD during the reign of King Bhimdev of the Solanki dynasty; is dedicated to the Hindu Sun-god, Surya. The temple is approached by a flight of steps and is built on a plinth. The marvelous stone carvings on the temple give life to the stone temple. The intricate carvings in stone depict a marvelous quality of precision in Indian craftsmanship of that time.