While planning Bhubaneswar sightseeing tours, it is usually the temples that occupy the top most position. The city has a glorious history of temples, which date back to the time of the Kalinga Empire and are more than 25 centuries old. Devotees come from different parts of India as well as the world to visit these splendid temples. Apart from the temples, there are a number of other places in Bhubaneshwar that are worth watching. In the following lines, we provide you information on the places you can visit while on a tour of Bhubaneswar city of Orissa.
Lying to the north of the Lingaraja Temple, the Bindusagar Lake is one
of the popular tourist attractions of Bhubaneswar. Infact, the lake has
been gaining more and more popularity amongst the tourists as a picnic
Lingaraj temple is one of the most popular temples of Orissa. The
temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, also known as 'Lingaraj'.
It is adorned with beautiful sculptures, which have been carved on the
Mukteshwar temple, one of the most prominent temples of Bhubaneswar,
has been constructed in the style that is quite similar to the one used
in the Kalinga School of Temple Architecture. More
Rajarani temple is one of the most renowned temples in Bhubaneswar, the
capital city of Orissa. It is made from the wonderful red and gold
sandstone, which is locally known as Rajarani and this is what gives the
temple its name of 'Raja Rani'. More
The origin of Orissa State Museum can be traced back to the year 1932.
Its foundation was laid when Professor N. C. Banerjee and Professor
Ghanshyam Dash of Ravenshaw College, two famous historians, initiated
the task of collecting archaeological treasures from different places.