Top 5 Incredible Attractions of Bhubaneswar

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Recently I was on a 3 Day trip to Odisha with my Family and We Stayed one Day in the Incredible City of Temples i.e Bhubaneswar and the City amazed me with its beautiful Temples and Incredible work of art on the outer walls of these temples. The City is very Clean with broad Roads and very helpful Citizens which makes the tourist feel that they are not in a strange city.

The Oriya food is also very delicious, their primary food is Rice which they take with every meal. Morning Breakfast will be generally Idly – Vada – Upma (South Indian Delicacies) and In Lunch Dal with Lots of Rice, Mashed Potato, Eggplant Curry.

Let’s Find out the 5 best Incredible Attractions of Bhubaneswar

Lingaraj Temple

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This temple consists of many temples inside it. This place is very amazing. A mobile phone is completely prohibited inside Lingaraja temple. This place creates a sound reflection with the religious song of Jai Jai Mahadev and you can feel a positive energy when you are inside the temple. The spiritual leader performs their responsibility with emotion and they do not the bug for money. The accomplishment of the craftsman of ages gone by would fascinate you. You can also watch the Griffin ready to take off from the Lingaraja temple roofs as well as astonish at the lifelike statuette in clay.

Nearest airport: Biju Patnaik International Airport(1.6 km away from temple)

Nearest railway station: Retang station, Bhubaneswar Train Station(3.3 km away from temple),

Nearby places to see: Durga Narayani Temple, Markandesvara Temple, Ananta Vasudeva Temple

Opening timing: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM all day week

Nearby restaurants: Paris Bakery, Kebabs Unlimited HHI, Nirmala Hotel and Restaurant

Entry fees: Free of cost

Rajarani Temple

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Rajarani Temple is quite famous for its sculptured illustration and the consecutive tiers of projections rising up to sort it’s 18 m tower. The accent small replicas of itself embellish the spire, aware of the Rajarani temples of Khajuraho. It consists of the square sanctuary and its interior, as well as exterior surfaces, are so sunken that it looks circular. The cosmetic duel stands obliquely to the sternly plain jagamohana.The Rajarani temple is very famous for the tall and flat nayikas carved in high alleviation on the walls-figures in imitative dalliance and in such acts as caressing her child, looking up into the mirror, taking off her shoe, cuddling the bird, playing with the instrument, holding the branches of trees and much more.

Nearest airport: Biju patnaik airport(4.1 km away from Raj Rani Temple)

Nearest railway station: Bhubaneswar train station (3.7 km away from Rajarani Temple)

Nearby places to see: Ananta Vasudeva Temple, Durga Narayani Temple,  Kedargauri Temple, Tampara Lake, Ancient Temple & Nice Garden

Opening timing: 8:00 AM – 5:00 andPM(All days of the week)

Entry fees: Rs.5 each person for Indians, Rs.250 per person for foreign nationals

Nearby restaurants: Marrion Hotel, Phulbani, Hotel Janapatha, Phulbani, Hotel Pushpak, and Sangam


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Dhauli hills are located on the banks of the river valley Daya, which is 8 km away on the southern side of Bhubaneswar in Odisha. It is one of the hills with immense open space abutting it and has leading Edicts of Ashoka etched on the mass of rock, by the sidelong of the road directing to the height of the hill. Dhauli hill is assumed to be the area where the War was fought.

Nearest airport: Biju Patnaik airport(5 km away from Dhauli Giri Hills)

Nearest railway station: Bhubaneswar train station(3 km away from Dhauli Giri Hills)

Nearby places to see: Dhauli Shanti Stupa, Ashoka Rock Edicts, Dhabaleswar and Bahirangeswar temple  

Opening timing:06:00 AM-06:00 PM

Entry fees: No Fees

Nearby resturants: Chill Ummm, Zaika, Phulbani, Nandan

 Nandankanan Zoological Park

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The Nandankanan Zoological Park is situated in the Bhubaneswar, Orissa enclosed by the natural beauty of the beautiful forest and near to the Kanjia Lake. Mythologize, Nandankanan refers to the breathless beauty of the heavenly garden or the ‘Garden of God’, which is completely paralleled in realism by beautiful spots that hold up the imagination, with wide views of the best which Mother Nature has to offer.

Nearest airport: Biju Patnaik airport (16 km away from the Nandankanan Zoological Park)

Nearest railway station: Bhubaneswar train station (14 km away from Nandankanan Zoological Park)

Nearby places to see: Tigers cage,  Aquarium, Lion sanctuary, Monkeys Area

Opening timing: 07:30 AM-05:30 PM (closed on Monday)

Entry fees: Children Age group of 3-12: Rs. 5, Indians (Adults): Rs. 20, Foreign visitor: Rs. 100, Invalid /Physically handicapped: Free

Nearby restaurants: Blue Fox Restaurant, Kalinga Sweet Stalls, Prachee Sweet Stalls

Brahmeswara Temple

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The Brahmeshwar Temple was built up during the 11th century A.D in honor of the controlling deity Brahmeshwar, which is the form of Lord Shiva. The tall 60-feet  temple was one of the first one to exhibit the iron beams in structure and glorious picture of dancers as well as musicians on the walls. The structure features carved the upper surface with lotus, while the walls have a design of lion head in teemingness.

Nearest airport: Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar (3 km.)

Nearest railway station: Bhubaneswar Junction (2 km.)

Nearby places to see: Museum of Tribal Arts, Lingaraj Temple, Dhauli Giri Hills, Chaunsath Yogini Temple, and Udaygiri Hills.

Opening Timing: All days of the week 5:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Entry fees: Free

Nearby restaurants: Marrion Hotel, most famous Hare Krishna Restaurant


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