Bhubaneswar is the capital of Orissa, a state in India. It is popularly known as ‘The temple city of India’ due to the various temples present here. Bhubaneswar is one of the beautiful city in India which is popularly known for its mind blowing wonders of architecture that are present here in the form of shrines and temples. You will also find here some prehistoric monuments, museums, parks, malls and various other attractions, Lingaraj Temple.

Lingaraj Temple

It is the largest city in the state Orissa and has now become the cultural, political, economical, educational and tourist hub which attracts thousand of tourists worldwide. So, visit the charming city which is one of the essential pillars of the ‘Golden triangle’ or ‘Swarna Tribhuj’ in East India.

How To Reach Bhubaneswar?

  • By Air: Bhubaneswar is connected by air to various cities through domestic flights. Flights from Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Hyderabad reach here regularly. Taxi and auto-rickshaw services are available from outside the airport.
  • By Rail: Bhubaneswar is well connected by railway network. It is one of the two railheads in the state that are connected by train to all other metro cities of India such as Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Delhi.
  • By Bus: The state-run buses are very crowded here. Taking private bus is a good option as it is less crowded and faster than state run buses.

Best Time To Visit Bhubaneswar 

Although you can travel Bhubaneswar at any time round the year but still  October to March is considered as the best time to visit here as the rain is over and the temperature is perfect for sightseeing and other outdoor activities. A large number of festivals are celebrated here with great joy and happiness.

Activities In Bhubaneswar 

lingaraj templeThere are not many options available in terms of outdoor activities. If you are religious then this place is perfect for you as you will never end up visiting the temples here. You can visit the monuments and the museum to explore the old architecture of the city.

Places To Visit In Bhubaneswar

lingaraj temple

  • Orissa State Museum
  • Lingaraja Temple
  • Vaital Deul Temple
  • Bhrameshwara Temple
  • Nandankanan Zoo
  • Chilika Lake
  • Tribal Research Museum
  • Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves
  • Rajarani Temple
  • Parasurameswara Mandir

Excursions Near Bhubaneswar

  • Dhauli – 8 km
  • Udaygiri & Khandagiri Caves – 8 km
  • Hirapur – 15 km
  • Atri – 42 km
  • Puri – 65 km
  • Konark – 65 km
  • Pushpagiri – 75 km
  • Chilika Lake 74 km
  • Ratnagiri – 94 km

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