Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneshwar is a city that captivates with its ancient temples, bustling markets, and serene lakes. With its perfect blend of tradition and progress, Bhubaneshwar is a city that will leave you enchanted.

Bhubaneshwar is the capital city of the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Known as the “Temple City of India,” it is home to more than 500 magnificent temples showcasing exquisite architecture and intricate carvings. Beyond its temples, Bhubaneshwar offers a vibrant and diverse experience. The bustling markets, where you can find traditional handicrafts and textiles, add a touch of authenticity to the city. The serene lakes, such as Bindusagar Lake and Chandaka Lake, provide a tranquil escape from the urban chaos. With its warm and welcoming locals, delectable cuisine, and many cultural festivals, Bhubaneshwar promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of India’s rich heritage. Whether you are a history buff, a spiritual seeker, or an avid explorer, Bhubaneshwar has something to offer everyone.

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    THINGS TO DO IN BHUBANESHWAR

    Boat Ride

    Boat Ride

    Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind with a peaceful boat ride in Bindusagar Lake. Surrounded by lush greenery and ancient temples, this serene lake offers a tranquil retreat.                                                                                                                                                 

    Dance Performance

    Dance Performance

    Immerse yourself in the graceful art form of Odissi, a classical dance form that originated in Odisha. Bhubaneshwar is renowned for its Odissi dance performances, which showcase the intricate footwork.                                                                                                                         

    Wildlife

    Wildlife

    Located on the outskirts of Bhubaneshwar, Nandankanan Zoological Park is a must-visit for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Spread across a vast area, the park is home to a wide variety of animals, including white tigers, lions, elephants.

    BEST TIME TO VISIT BHUBANESHWAR

    SUMMER SEASON

    (March to May)

    Bhubaneshwar experiences hot and humid summers, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 40°C. The scorching heat can make outdoor activities challenging.

    MONSOON SEASON

    (June to September)

    Bhubaneshwar receives moderate to heavy rainfall during the monsoon season. The city comes alive with lush greenery, and the surrounding landscapes become even more picturesque.

    WINTER SEASON

    (October to February)

    The winter season is considered the best time to visit Bhubaneshwar. The weather during this period is pleasant and comfortable, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C.

    HOW TO REACH BHUBANESHWAR

    Bhubaneshwar, can be reached by road, train, and air:

     
    Bhubaneshwar has a well-connected international airport, Biju Patnaik International Airport, which receives flights from major cities in India and abroad.
    Bhubaneshwar is a major railway junction and is well-connected to major cities across India. Regular trains operate to and from Bhubaneshwar, making it a convenient mode of transportation.
    Bhubaneshwar is well-connected by road to various cities in Odisha and neighboring states. National Highway 16 passes through the city, making it easily accessible by car or bus.

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    FAQs

    What are the recommended modes of local transportation in Bhubaneswar?

    Bhubaneswar has a well-developed transportation system. Auto-rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, and app-based cab services are famous for local travel. The city also has a well-connected bus network, making it convenient to explore various attractions.

    Are any shopping districts in Bhubaneswar known for traditional crafts and souvenirs?

    Yes, explore markets like Ekamra Haat and Master Canteen for traditional Odia handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs. These markets are perfect for indulging in local artistry and cultural souvenirs.

    What outdoor activities can one enjoy in and around Bhubaneswar?

    Nature enthusiasts can explore the scenic beauty of Nandankanan Zoological Park, while adventure seekers can trek the nearby hills of Dhauli or Barunei for panoramic views. Bhubaneswar offers a blend of cultural exploration and outdoor adventures.