The Khandagiri and Udayagiri Hills house an ancient Jain monastery carved like a cave. The monastery dates back to the second century B.C.
The most beautifully carved caves are the Rani Gumpha (the queen’s cave) and the Hati Gumpha (the elephant cave).
The world-famous Lingaraja Temple in Bhubaneswar is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a rare example of excellent architecture and carvings blended together. It is said that the devotees who go to Jagannath Puri must first ... More pay a devotional visit to the Lingaraja Temple to make their holy journey successful.
Dhauli Giri is the place where the famous king Asoka of the Mauryan Empire submitted to Buddhism and non-violence after the battle of Kalinga. It has well-preserved edicts that date back to the third century B.C.
An elephant which is the universal symbol of Lord Buddha is erected on the top of a rock.
The word ‘Bhubaneswar’ means ‘Lord of the Universe’. It was the capital city of the ancient kingdom of Kalinga.
The city has seen the advent of many religions. It is well known as the ‘Temple City of India’ owing to the ancient temples present in the city.
The old city boasts of its tradition and the new one is tech-savvy.
It is located in the eastern coastal plains of Orissa. It is very ... More hot during the summer season from April to June. Rains commence in June and last till October. Winters are cool and pleasant.
The city houses a number of townships. It is home to 647,302 inhabitants from different parts of the country.
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