Bhubaneshwar is the capital of Orissa. This ancient city plays an important part as it was under the Chedi Kingdom. The ruins of Sisupalgarh were excavated in Bhubaneshwar. It was the capital of Kalinga dynasty and history goes back to 2000 years. This city is among the 3rd city that was designed by the German architect. The other cities were Jamshedpur and Chandigarh. It was the first planned cities. Here is the list of tourist places in Bhubaneshwar
It is the oldest temple that was built in the 7th and 8th century. The temple was constructed in the Nagara style and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is made from Stone carving and is decorated with carved sculptures of many Hindu deities.
It was built in 10th Century and was considered as gem of Orissa Architecture. The dome is 10.5 meters high. It is decorated with Stone carving.
They are part artificial and part natural caves that were constructed in 1st century under the Chedi Dynasty. The caves have Jain monasteries and temples that was constructed by King Kharavela. They contain 33 caves.
These hills are situated at the bank of Daya river. It is the most important hill as ancient Kalinga war took place here. You can also found rock-cut elephant. The Shanti Stupa was also constructed in 1970.
It is situated in 990 acres. It contains Botanical Park and zoo. It was inaugurated in 1979 and consists of Kanjia lake and Chandaka Forests. The zoo has many endangered and rare species like Asiatic Lions, White tigers, Crocodiles, 34 aquariums and Indian Pangolin.
It came into existence in 1938 and was moved to a new building in 1960. The museum has 10 galleries with many antiquities such as tools, manuscripts, weapons, scientific tools, armory and natural history.
It was constructed in the 9th Century and is committed to Lord Shiva. It is the exemplary specimen of Kalinga Style architecture. The temple has the main shrine that is surrounded by four smaller shrines. You must definitely visit this temple.
It is an ancient temple with religious importance. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva that is visited by many devotees,
It was built in 1991. This temple is the alternative to Lord Jagannath temple of Puri.
It is situated at a distance of 15 Km from the Sambalpur district and 305 Km away from Bhubaneshwar.
It is a water tank that is sacred by Hindus. The tank is surrounded by temples and is situated in the vincinity of Lingaraj temple.
It has an exclusive collection of ancient and unique art and crafts objects.
Orissa is a city of cultural heritage. You must plan your visit to various tourist places in Bhubaneshwar with your friends, family members and relatives. Plan your visit and enjoy!