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Bhubaneswar


Fast Facts

Bhubaneswar the capital city of Orissa has more than 500 temples

Bhubaneswar is reachable by air, railways, and road

Forms the golden triangle with Puri and Konark with the other two vertices

Did You Know

Bhubaneswar has a history of 2000 years

Bhubaneswar is called the `city of temples'

Lingaraja, Mukteswar, Rajarani and Parsurameswar are the main temples

Must Do

Offer pujas at the Lingaraja Temple

Take a dip in Bisndusagar Lake

Shop for traditional artifacts and clothing materials

Introduction

Bhubaneswar, rightly titled as “Temple City of India”, is the capital of Orissa. This beauty temple city being the seat of Lord Lingaraj is an important Hindu pilgrimage center. It is the place where the temple architecture featuring an Orissan style flowered found its origin and remained there till its finale. The city receives swarms of tourists from every nook and corner of the world to visit its exotic and alluring temples. The tour to Bhubaneshwar offers visitors to explore its beautiful temples that are world famous for its magnificent architectural splendors and intricate designs.

The prime tourist attractions to visit in Bhubaneshwar include Lingraja temple dedicated to Lord Shiva lending a mythological charm to the city. Enjoy the journey to Bhubaneshwar while exploring the mesmerizing Bindusagar Lake accentuated with a stone embankment. The prime tourist attractions of Bhubaneshwar comprises of a large number of temples, monuments and museums which surely adds oodles to this fascinating place which receives tourists with vivid interests. 

The prime tourist attractions of Bhubaneshwar comprise of a large number of temples, monuments and museums which surely add oodles of charm to this fascinating place which receives tourists with vivid interests throughout the year. The tour to Bhubaneshwar takes you on a visit to the State Museum which preserves the rare and precious items of the bygone era including Copper coins, Bronze Age tools, Lithic, the manuscripts written on palm leaves along with the traditional folk instruments of Orissa. While in Bhubaneshwar visit the beautiful temples that were built in the years of yore. The temples feature amazing sculptures and wonderful interior decorations depicting mythological legends.

Indulge in a shopping extravaganza while being in the city of Bhubaneshwar. The city is the perfect treasure trove featuring lots of bazaars and shops present in the close vicinity of all major tourist attractions. The various interesting handmade articles, silk saree, paintings and shell products make for some great souvenir shopping while strolling in the markets of Bhubaneshwar.

For the convenience of the large number of tourists coming to this spiritual and equally exotic place  many hotels in Bhubaneshwar have cropped up to cater to the multifarious demand of the tourists and to offer a comfortable accommodation. 

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