Bhubaneshwar is capital of Orissa and is also known as the City of Temples. There are several significant temples situated here such as the Lingaraja temple and Raja Rani Temple. Within 2 km radius there are 50+ temples dating 8th to 13 Century AD. The temples (most of them) are maintained by ASI (Archeological Survey of India) and have been fully restored to original glory.
In addition to temples Bhubaneshwar is base point to visit
* Nandankanan Zoo (20 kms) - A popular zoological park home to White Tigers.
* Udayagiri - Khandgiri Caves (Bhubaneshwar Outskirts) - Buddhist and Jain Caves
* Tribal Museum (Bhubaneshwar Outskirts) - The most outstanding tribal museum in India
* Ashoka Rock Edict and Dhauli Shanti Stupa (Bhubaneshwar Outskirts) - Superb views and excellent evening light and sound show
* Chilika Lake (65 kms) - It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the World. It is the largest wintering ground for migratory birds on the Indian sub-continent. Manglajodi is nearest and best option for bird watching excursion
* Puri (60 kms) - A beach getaway and home to Jagannath Puri Temple, a most revered Hindu pilgrimage
* Konark Sun Temple (65 kms) - A 13th century heritage monument (UNESCO World heritage site) and a major attraction
* Craft Villages - Bhubaneshwar is base point to visit Craft villages such as Dandasahi specialising in traditional crafts of Odisha such as Pattachitra paintings, applique work etc. Ekamra Haat is one of the popular places for shopping craft in Bhubaneshwar.
* Ratnagiri / Pushpagiri / Lalitgiri Caves - 100 kms North of Bhubaneshwar are renowned Buddhist caves of Ratnagiri, Pushpagiri and Lalitgiri
Bhubaneshwar is home to hotels from mid-segment to premium segment category with only Mayfair Lagoon that can be classified as a luxury resort.
Typical Stay Duration – 1 or 2 nights