Places To Visit In Bhubaneshwar

1. Lingaraj Temple

Sela Pass
The Lingaraj Temple is an ancient temple with great religious importance. Dedicated to Lord Shiva as the name suggests, it is visited by huge number of devotees throughout the year. 

2. ISKCON Temple

Madhuri Lake
Built by the ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) in 1991, this temple serves as an alternative to Lord Jagannath temple of Puri as that temple is restricted to Indians. 

3. Hirakud Dam

Tawang Buddhist Monastery
Located at a distance of 15 km from the Sambalpur district and around 305 km from Bhubaneshwar, is a small town of Hirakud, which houses a major dam established during the year 1956. 

4. Parasurameswara Temple

Nuranang Falls
Constructed in 650 A.D. this temple is a unique specimen of Oriyan style of architecture. The most special feature of this temple is the presence of one thousand lingas in the north-west corner of the complex.

5. Rajarani Temple

Bumla Pass
Raja Rani Temple is situated in the capital of orissa was earlier known as Indreswara Temple. 

6. Bindu Sarovara

Jaswant Garh
The Bindu Sarovar or Bindu Sagar is a water tank which is believed to be sacred by Hindus. This tank is surrounded by a number of temples and lies in the vicinity of the Lingaraj Temple.

7. Mukteswara Temple

Gorichen Peak
Mukteswara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is a 10th century temple and presents a quintessential example of the longevity of the Kalinga style of architecture. 

8. Orissa State Museum

Peng Teng Tso Lake
The Orissa State museum has an exclusive collection of some unique and ancient art and craft objects.   

9. Nandankanan Zoological

War Memorial
A unique zoo set inside a forest, Nandankanan Zoological Park was established in 1960. It is a fascinating sanctuary built to ensure that the flora and fauna thrive in a protected region in their natural habitat. It is the first zoo in the world to have successfully bred Melanistic and White Tigers.