Bhubaneshwar – The Heritage Capital City of Odisha
Bhubaneshwar is the capital of state of Odisha in eastern India and is renowned for its heritage sites, craft villages, temples and more.
Where is Bhubaneshwar
Temple Heritage Site
Bhubaneshwar has a set of 50+ ancient temples (dated 6th Century AD onwards) within 2 kms radius, most of them in a well maintained condition. Some temples such as Mukteshwar temple have a presiding deity even today, whereas most others are heritage sites.
We recommend you spend an entire evening till Sunset exploring these and taking pictures.
Biggest Temple of Bhubaneshwar
Ekambra Haat – The Craft Village
The Odiya Thali
The Tribal Museum
Dhauli and Ashoka Rock Edict
Visit Dhauli in outskirts of Bhubaneshwar for the Shanti Stupa. During day time it offers superb views and in the evenings enjoy the night and sound show.
Enroute you also visit Ashoka’s Rock Edicts, part of the collection of inscriptions made by Emperor Ashoka ( dated 268 BCE to 232 BCE).