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Mattan is famous for ancient Martand temple in its vicinity. It is also known for springs having lot of sacred fish, which are worshiped by Hindus. Mattan is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Martand Sun Temple is a Kashmiri Hindu temple dedicated to Surya (the chief solar deity in Hinduism) and built during the 8th century CE. Martand is another Sanskrit name for the Hindu Sun-god. Now in ruins, the temple is located five miles from Anantnag in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was destroyed by Sultan Sikandar Butshikan.

Crafted by Syed Burhan Hyder