Bhubaneswar, the capital city as well as the largest city of the Indian state Odisha is also known as “Temple City” (Ekamra Kshetra) because of the Hindu Temples, which are spread over the city and span the entire spectrum of art, culture and Kalinga architecture. In the year 1948 the foundation of modern Bhubaneswar was laid and from that day to till today, every day this city growing faster and faster.
Along with Puri and Konark this city forms the Swarna Tribhuja (“Golden Triangle”), one of eastern India’s most visited tourist destinations. Along with this these are lots of holy temples and other religious places are present to visit. Nandankanan Zoological Park, State Museum, Pathani Samanta Planetarium etc tourist places are present in Bhubaneswar to explore as a tourist. Here at this city all kinds of modern facilities for tourist are available in terms of accommodation, food and transport. Hotels, shopping malls, parks, street markets and many more things at this city gives tourist pleasure and joy of traveling.
Here at Bhubaneswar with an old town and huge amount of diverse ranges of heritage resources this city showcases significance of the great land Odisha. The rich art and culture, divine religion and brave history of the city Bhubaneswar allure tourist attention. The history of Odisha dates back to the 3rd century and this city is witness of that. Many kings from different dynasties have ruled this land and gifted many beautiful creations to this city.
Lingaraj Temple, Khandagiri & Udayagiri etc are the greatest example. Every year thousands of tourists from different countries come to explore the essence of this great city. Now days Bhubaneswar is in the process of becoming a smart city that makes here available all kinds of modern facilities that necessary for a sophisticated lifestyle. So local people as well as the tourist enjoy a lot.
The climate between October to March is perfect, with the lowest temperature dipping to only 7°C (44°F). The nights will be quite chilly but the days would be idyllic to wander around with a pleasant climate.
By Air: The Biju Patnaik International Airport is the only International airport in the state of Odisha and is located in Bhubaneswar. It is well connected to most Indian cities as well as major international cities.
By Train: The Bhubaneswar Railway Station is one of the important railway stations in the Eastern part of the country and is well connected to most major cities.
By Road: There are Deluxe Buses, AC coaches and Government buses that are available from most major cities. You could also drive along NH 5 and NH 203.