Getting To & Around Bhubaneswar

ABOUT BHUBANESHWAR

The capital of Orissa, Bhubaneshwar is popularly known as the “Temple City of India”. As a seat of “Lord Lingaraj,” the city is an important Hindu pilgrimage center. Hundreds of temples dot the scenery of the old town that once boasted of having more than 2000 temples crafted with excellent artistic motifs. Bhubaneshwar is known for its beautiful temples of Orissan style. Udaygiri and Khandgiri caves, Dhauli, Lingaraj Temple, Nandankanan, Mukteshwar Temple, Atri and many others are major attractions in Bhubaneshwar. Silver filigree, stone and wood carvings, Patta paintings, tie and dye textiles, bamboo basketry, brass and bell metal work, horn work are some great examples of the handicrafts of Orissa that are available in the local markets.

Modern Bhubaneswar is a well planned city, where the tourists can find wide roads and many gardens and parks. The modern city was planned by Otto H. Koenigsberger, who was a German town planner. You can easily get more details the city through Bhubaneshwar travel guide. The city is well linked by air to Delhi, Chennai, Varanasi, Nagpur, Calcutta, and Vishakhapatnam through regular flights. Situated on the main line from Kolkata to Chennai, Bhubaneswar is the divisional headquarters of East Coast railways. The city is well connected by direct train service to different Indian cities. It is well-connected to the rest of the country by the national highways too and there are numerous buses which ply their regular services. At MakeMyTrip.com, you can book your travel tickets and hotel rooms an any of the hotels in Bhubaneshwar quite easily and that too at reasonable rates.
Various attractions in Bhubaneswar are: Lingaraj Temple, Bindu Sarovara, Parasurameswara Temple, Dhauli Giri, Orissa State Museum, ISKCON Temple, Brahmeshwara Temple, Mukteswara Temple, Tribal Museum,Vaital Deul Temple, Nandankanan Zoo, Raj Rani Temple, Biju Patnaik Park, Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves etc.

To know more: http://www.odishatourism.gov.in/ .