The Temple City of India – Bhubaneshwar – being the capital of Odisha, is known for its ancient religious and historical landmarks. The literal meaning of Bhubaneshwar is ‘God’s World’.
The land of Jagannatha, Odisha is deemed as a holy destination by many pilgrims across. And rightly so. The Sun Temple in Konark, Shree Jagannatha Temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site) in Puri, and Lingaraja Temple in Bhubaneshwar are world-famous religious sites. Besides these, there are countless other religious places to visit across the state.
The region is also home to some of the world-class and eco-friendly beaches across the east coast. The Golden Beach in Puri has bagged the prestigious Blue Flag tag for its cleanliness and environment-friendly initiatives. The Chandrabhaga Beach in Konark is a must-visit for adventurous travelers.
Languages commonly used in the city are Hindi, English, Odia, and Telugu.
When to Travel?
The best time to visit Bhubaneswar is the winter and spring season. From November – May, the days are balmy and rainfall is scanty. These conditions make these months the best time to visit and explore Odisha.