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Bhubaneswar –Cathedral City Of India -Capital Of Orissa -Ancient City Of India -Kalinga Kingdom

Bhubaneswar is a  capital town of Orissa, a state in India .It  is located in the eastern side of the state . The city is also known as the temple town as it boasts of majestic temples and shrines in the extravagant Orissan architectural style. It serves an ideal example of the fusion of age-old customs and traditions and modern aspirations. This is one of the basic reasons why tourism in Bhubaneshwar is gaining momentum day by day. Being the seat of Tribhubaneswar or ’Lord Lingaraj’, it is a main Hindu pilgrimage centre . Once there was more than 2000 temples in the town but now only approx 700 are existing .People are coming to the city from various parts of India as well as the world to witness its matchless splendor.The temple town is gifted with many tourist attractions and religious spots. It  houses world famed temples like Lingaraj Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Bindu Sagar, Shatrughaneswar Temple, Vaital Temple, Parashurameswar Temple and Rajarani Temple. Thousands of devotee throng to these temples in Bhubaneswar regularly. Other places in the town that are worth watching are its Handicrafts Museum, Khandagiri and Udayagiri Caves, Orissa State Museum and Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary.

Situated on the coast along the Bay of Bengal, Orissa stands for its ancient glory and modern endeavour. Endowed with nature's bounty, a 482 km stretch of coastline with virgin beaches, serpentine rivers, mighty waterfalls, forest-clad blue hills of Eastern Ghats with rich wild life, Orissa is dotted with exquisite temples, historic monuments as well as pieces of modern engineering feat.