Bhubaneswar (City of Temples)


Bhubaneswar also known as ‘City of Temples’ is capital of Odisha. Around 500 temples located in the city. The modern city is established in 1948 but the history of the areas in and around the present-day city can be traced to 3rd century BCE and earlier. On 19th Aug 1949, Bhubaneswar replaced Cuttack as the capital. Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are often referred as ‘Cuttack Bhubaneswar Twin Cities’. Influence of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism can be seen in the diverse ranges of heritage resources. Hindu Temples like Lingaraj Temple, Ram Mandir, Iskon Temple are popular sacred places in Bhubaneswar. Rich heritage of Dhauli Stupa, Khandagiri, Udaigiri attracts tourist all over the globe. Bhubaneswar is well connected with important cities through air, road & railways. The city is also famous for food. There are many restaurants to serve your taste buds all over the city. Planetarium, museums, zoo, Shopping malls, Shopping market are also popular among tourists.

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Best time to visit: Winter (Nov-Feb)

District: Khordha (Khurda)

Elevation: 45m

Popular Cuisine: Dalma, Rasogola, Matihandi Mutton

Specialities: Temples, Heritage sites, caves, zoo, Museums, Resturants, Water sports

Nearest Bus Stop: Baramunda, Bhubaneswar

Nearest Railway Station: Master Canteen, Bhubaneswar

Travel Options: Flight, Train, Bus, cab, Auto Rickshaw

Nearest town: Bhubaneswar

Distance from Bhubaneswar: 0 km

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