Bhubaneswar: The Temple City
The capital city of Orissa, Bhubaneswar is also known as “City of Temples”; since, it I the home of more than 5000 temples. Bhubaneswar is one of the ancient cities of India with vast historical background.
This city firstly came into light during Kalinga War. Exploring Bhubaneswar is undoubtedly one of the golden opportunities to explore out our rich history and culture. At here, you will get a chance to come face to face with some of the magnificent architectures of the world.
Amazing Things to Do at Bhubaneswar:
There are number of religious, historical and natural activities to do at Bhubaneswar. Apart from the attractions within the city, there are also some of the impeccable places at some kilometres away from the city that you can take excursions to. Some of the attractions are:
• Lingraj Temple
• Bindusagar Lake
• Udaigiri Caves
• Khandgiri Caves
• Raja Rani Temple
• Museum of Man
• Nandankanan Zoological Park
• Parsurameswar Temple
Best Time to Visit Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar witnesses a humid and hot weather during most of the time of the year; nevertheless, during the winters, it has pleasant weather. Hence, the best time will the winters in between the month of October and March, when you can come and visit Bhubaneswar.
How to Reach Bhubaneswar:
Being the capital city, Bhubaneswar is easily reachable through various mediums and from across the city:
By Road: Bhubaneswar is linked to rest of the country through major national and state highway networks. Thus, reaching Bhubaneswar via public or private buses is not a tough task. You can take luxury or normal buses from various other cities and easily arrive at this city of temples.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is Bhubaneswar Railway Station, which lies within the city and provides number of superfast and express trains for cities like, Guwahati, Kolkata, Kanpur, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai etc.
By Air: The nearest airport to Bhubaneswar is Biju Patnaik Airport at the distance of 3 Kilometres from the main city. It is a domestic airport and there are a number of regular flights to and fro the airport to various cities.