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Explore The Best Places to Visit in Bhubaneswar & Tourist Places in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneshwar Tour Guide

This city is full of historical temples and it is the capital of Odisha. This city is named after the Lord of the Universe. Grand temples and architecture are the beauty of this place. It is the economic center of eastern India and also the largest city of Odisha. In history, Bhubaneshwar was the capital of the Kalinga dynasty. In India, Bhubaneshwar is famous for its temples and Places to visit in Bhubaneswar. Here the most famous places are Parasurameswara Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Lingaraja Temple, Rajarani Temple, etc.

Best places to visit in Bhubaneswar & Famous Temples in Bhubaneswar

1. Ramchandi Beach (Sightseeing spots in Bhubaneswar)

Ramchandi Beach

Ramachandi Beach is on the Marine Drive from Konark to Puri which is 7 km away from Konark and 25 km from Puri. Ramachandi beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Odisha situated on the Junction of River Kusabhadra and Bay of Bengal. It is a picnic spot and also a honeymoon destination. Here you can enjoy sunrise and sunset with your family and friends. Here you can do activities related to water like boating etc.

2. Odisha State Museum (Places to visit in Bhubaneswar)

odhisa state museum: Places to visit in Bhubaneswar

The Orissa State Museum is one of the largest and most visited museums in the state. Located in his BJB Nagar in Bhubaneswar, the museum was founded in 1932 by his two eminent professors at Ravenshaw’s College in Cuttack, then the capital of Orissa. It was then transferred to Bhubaneswar. This museum was established in 1938. History lovers liked this place very much. Here you can see natural history, tools, handicrafts, weapons, armory, and scientific instruments.

3. Nandankanan Zoological Park (Points of interest in Bhubaneswar)

nandankanan zoological park: Places to visit in Bhubaneswar

This zoological park was constructed in 1979. Many rare endangered species can see in this zoological park. The Winter season is considered the preferred time to visit this place. This zoological park is spread over a vast area of 990 acres. In this zoological park, you can see the botanical park, Chandaka Forest, and Kanjiya Lake.Entrance fee to Nandankanan Zoo is Rs 50 per person aged 12 and over. Admission for children ages 3-12 is Rs 10. 100 rupees for foreigners. Admission to Nandankanan Zoo for children under the age of 3 is free.

4. Dhauli Hill : One of Best tourist places in Bhubaneswar

dhauli hill

Dhauli Giri Hills, located about 8 km from Bhubaneswar, is best known as the site of the Peace Pagoda or Dhauli Shanti Stupa. The domed Shanti Stupa has stone slabs showing Buddha’s footprints and a Bodhi tree. The dome has his five umbrellas that symbolize his five important parts of Buddhism.This hill is situated on the banks of the Daya River. In ancient times, Kalinga War took place at this Hill and after the war, the Daya river turned red with blood. In 1970, this place was named Shanti Stupa were teachings of Buddhism and non-violence took place.

5. Udayagiri (Places to visit in Bhubaneswar)

udayagiri: Places to visit in Bhubaneswar

The Udayagiri Caves consist of 20 caves, one dedicated to Hinduism and all others to Jainism. Jain caves are famous for having one of the oldest known Jain inscriptions dating back to 401 AD, while Hindu caves have inscriptions dating back to 425 AD. This place is also known as Khandagiri and Cuttack Caves. This place was built in the 2nd century. The state of Odisha is situated. Jain temples are built around this place. It is a favorite place for nature lovers.

6. Brahmeswara Temple (Sightseeing spots in Bhubaneswar)

bhaskareswar temple

The Brahmeswara Temple is known for its artistic carvings, especially those on the pagoda and temple porch. There are also esoteric statues in this temple. Built around the 12th century AD by the rulers of the Ganga dynasty, the temple is very different in architectural style from other temples in Bhubaneswar. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Shiva who is worshiped as Bhaskareswar. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was built in the 7th century. Here you can see the different shapes of Shivalinga. In the text of Brihalingam, this temple is mentioned.

7. Chausath Yogini Temple (Places to visit in Bhubaneswar)

The Chausath Yogini Temple is 20 km away from Bhubaneswar. This temple was built in the 10th century. It comes under the major temples of Bhubaneshwar.  This temple is dedicated to the mother goddess Durga. Queen Hira devi had built this ancient temple.

8. Rajarani Temple (Points of interest in Bhubaneswar)

rajrani temple: Places to visit in Bhubaneswar

This temple was built in the 11th century. It is believed that this temple was originally known as Indreswara. It is known locally as the ‘Temple of Love’ due to the erotic sculptures of women and couples in the temple. Locally this temple was also known as ‘Prem Mandir’. With dull red and yellow sandstone, this temple was constructed. You have to buy tickets to visit this temple.

9. Lingaraja Temple : One of famous temples in Bhubaneswar

Lingaraja Temple

Lingaraja Temple is the largest temple in Bhubaneswar. The central tower of the temple is 55 m high. The temple represents the quintessence of Kalinga architecture and culminates in the medieval phase of the Bhubaneswar architectural tradition. It is one of the ancient temples. In Harihara form, Lord Shiva is worshipped here. This temple was rebuilt in the 11th century. King Jajati Keshari built this temple in the 7th century. Mahashivratri is celebrated here and thousands of devotees visit this place. The temple is one of the best places to visit in Bhubaneswar.

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