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The Temple City Bhubaneswar

By Ishadora Tripathy The Temple City Bhubaneswar Odisha is situated at the eastern end of India and Bhubaneswar happens to be its capital which is one of the smart cities of India. It's also known as the "Temple City" because it has a huge number of ancient temples that reflects Indian history. These temples are constructed from sandstones and their aesthetic architecture silently narrates the mythological stories of Hindu religion. Another name of Bhubaneswar is Ekamra Kshetra. Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark together make "Golden Triangle" or "Swarn Trikon", which is the most visited and loved destination by the travel geeks. Bhubaneswar is a metropolitan city that falls under the category of Tier-2. This city along with Cuttack(former capital of Odisha) called the " Twin City". Bhubaneswar is known as the education band in the eastern part of India. Odia is the most spoken language but being a cosmopolitan city Hindi

Bhubaneswar The Capital of Odisha

Bhubaneswar By Nimisha Jaiswal Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha state and is popularly known as the  “temple city of India” .   It is located on the south-west banks of Mahanadi River and lies in the eastern coastal plains.   It is interesting to know that the name Bhubaneswar is derived from the word  “Tribhubaneswara”,  which means Lord  (Eswara)  of the three worlds  (Tribhubana)  which refers to Lord Shiva. Bhubaneswar has about 400 temples of varying sizes mostly constructed during the 11th to 13th century period. Tourists and Pilgrims from all over the country visit this city to witness the magnificent Kalingan Architecture and the ancient Hindu temples built centuries ago. It is believed that the Kalinga war took place at Dhauli, a place near Bhubaneswar city. The aftermath of the war had affected Ashoka so deeply, that he converted to Buddism. So, Bhubaneswar is also a Buddhists pilgrimage destination. Hmm...Interesting, isn't it? Top 10