Famous Places to Visit in Bhubaneswar

by Manish Kumar Marketing Head

There are a lot of places in India that are worth visiting. Some places are full of divine attractions and some are full of breath-taking sceneries. However, it is worth mentioning that each place holds its unique ability to attract tourists from various corners of India as well as the rest of the world. Since travelling is a perfect way to run away from your daily routine, it is very important to travel at least once a year. Let’s take a quick look at some of the famous places to visit in Bhubaneswar and we will also tell you where to book hotels in BBSR so as to enjoy a perfect holiday:

Nandankanan Zoological Park: Located at a distance of 15 km from Bhubaneswar, this park is also known as the garden of the Gods. You will find about 16000 animals from more than 120 species in this park. The best thing about this zoo is that it is the first zoo of India that is registered with the World Association for Zoos and Aquariums.

Lingaraja Temple: This temple is the largest temple in Bhubaneswar and is believed to be constructed in the 11th century by a Somvanshi King, Jajati Keshari. You will find some Sanskrit scripts from the 6th and 7th centuries. The structure of the temple has four main components – the vimana, the bhoga-mandapa, the nata mandira, and the jagamohana. Visitors can witness beautifully done carvings on the walls of this temple.

Barabati Fort: Located at a distance of less than 35 km from Bhubaneswar, Barabati Fort was constructed by the Ganga Dynasty in the 11th century. The fort is built on the banks of the Mahanadi river and lets the visitors witness the amazing view of Cuttack. Beautifully carved gateway and 20-yard wide ditch are some of the famous attractions of this fort.

Udaygiri Caves: When King Kharavela was in power, various Jain monks had carved and used to live in these caves. Udaygiri caves consist of a total of 18 caves and displays mind-boggling carvings, some of which date back to 2nd century BC. The historical and archaeological facts of this place make it a must visit place.

These were some of the famous places in Bhubaneswar that you should visit when you are in Bhubaneswar. Other places include Netaji Birth Place Museum, Museum of Tribal Arts and Artefacts, Dhauli Giri Hills, Ram Mandir, Cactus Garden, Mukteshwar Temple, Orissa State Museum, and many more. In short, Bhubaneswar is not meant for a short trip, instead, its beautiful and spectacular tourist attractions make it a place that demands long trips.

There are a lot of places wherein you can book the best hotels in BBSR, so as to enjoy your stay at Bhubaneswar. You can also go for hotels in Nayapalli Bhubaneswar if you want to stay closer to various tourist attractions. So, plan your visit today!

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