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Temple City Bhubaneswar

by Manish Kumar Marketing Head

Bhubaneswar is an ancient city in the state of Odisha. A day or two in the city will allow you to take in the city’s holy past. There are several old temples in the city. Apart from that, there are some worthy museums, an ancient cave system and varied dining options from the state of Odisha. Hotels in bbsr are decent and provide comfortable accommodation. Hotels in Nayapalli Bhubaneswar start from a very low price and gives an option to choose from several of them in the area.

Sightseeing in Bhubaneswar includes the Lingraja Mandir. The temple dates back to more than 1400 years old. The 54-meter high temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, is surrounded by many smaller shrines and temples. The temple is closed for non-Hindus and interiors can be adored form a viewing platform. Next in line is the Mukteswar Mandir, built in the 10th century the carving depicts Buddhist, Jainism, and Hindu styles. Built in the 1100 AD is the Rajrani Mandir. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the place must be included in your list. The Parsurameswar Mandir is an ancient temple that was constructed in the 650 AD. The temple can be accessed just west of the Mukteswar temple.

The second day in the city will be a very busy one as you would want to visit the museums of the city. So, book a room in a Hotel in bbsr and go to the Museum of Tribal Arts and Artefacts. Loaded with modern facilities such as augmented reality glasses, the museum showcases the traditions and culture of the 62 tribes of Odisha. Next, you could visit the state museum which has the best collection of rare palm-leaf manuscripts, as well as patachitra (scroll paintings), traditional musical instruments, Bronze Age tools, an armoury, and an impressive collection of Buddhist, Jain and Brahmanical sculptures. The Odisha Modern Art Gallery is right next to the airport and exhibits the best of Odisha’s contemporary art. Many works here are on sale as well.

Hotels in nayapalli Bhubaneswar is a good option to reach to the Udayagiri & Khandagiri Caves. The part natural and part artificial caves were built around the 1st century BC. Several Monasteries and Jain temples are found inside the caves. There are 33 caves in all. They were built by King Kharavela and are examples of some fine stone carving by Kalinga artisans. Located at the banks of the Daya River, Dhauli Hill is considered the place where the famous Kalinga war took place. The edicts of Ashoka are found here which describes the ancient war. Later in 1970, a Peace Pagoda called the Shanti Stupa was built here.

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