The tourist spots in Bhubaneshwar, the temple city and the ancient Kalinga Kingdome of Orissa welcomes one and all with a fine blend of ancient art and culture with sublime architecture.
Previously adorned with over 7000 shrines, it is now left with only about 500.
The city is flocked by thousands of pilgrims as well as tourists who visit here to pay homage to the religious and cultural wonders that still prevail.
Places to See in Bhubaneshwar
Situated about 7 kilometers from the Bhubaneshwar city it is one of the major tourist spots in Bhubaneshwar. An important archaeological site in the Indian history, the inscription on the walls of 15 caves of Udaygiri, tells the tale of King Kharvela, the ruler Orissa from 168 to 153 AD. The Hathigumpha, an elephant cave, is the major cave. From the caves of Khandgiri you can view the whole Bhubaneshwar city.
Constructed in 3rd century BC by Ashoka the Great, the white pillar-like stupa on the hill top is a magnificent architecture from where Ashoka set out on his march to spread Buddhism.
Built in the 10th Century, it is a rare masterpiece and an example of ancient Hindu style of architecture that is covered by expound carvings.
Beautiful zoological park, situated about 25 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar where you can view a wide range of animals and reptiles. The white tigers, gorillas and crocodiles are the major attractions of this zoo.
Built in the 7th Century AD, it is an example of embellished temple in Bhubaneshwar reflecting the Jain, Hindu and Buddhist mode of architecture.
It is a hot sulphur spring which is a popular outing spot for vacationers. The place is also famous for Lord Hatakeswar's Temple.
Tourist Destinations Near Bhubaneshwar
Last Updated on : 3/09/2013