Konark: The Sun Temple has been thrown open for the public and tourists from Tuesday after being closed for around five months due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Wearing of masks and social distancing have been made mandatory for the visitors at the heritage site. They will also undergo thermal screening before the entry.
The visitors can buy tickets by scanning QR code installed outside the temple and make payment online, an official said.
A maximum of 1500 visitors will be allowed to visit the site between 6 am and 1 pm while 1000 persons will be permitted for the same after 1 pm, the official added.