Bhubaneswar is the capital of Orissa. The city is popularly known as the "Temple City of India". This is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. The town once boasted of having more than 2000 temples. Now here you can see a blend of ancient monuments and modern buildings.
The top tourist spots to visit in Bhubaneswar includes; Parasurameswara Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Lingaraja Temple, Odisha State Museum, Museum of Tribal Arts and Artifacts, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Ekamra Kanan, Udayagiri Caves, Dhauli Hill, Satkosia Tiger Reserve, Brahmeshwara Temple, Bindu Sarovara, Regional Museum of Natural History, Biju Patnaik Park, Kalinga Stadium, Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavation, etc.
The other important tourist spots in Bhubaneswar are the twin hills of Kumargiri, Khandagiri and Udaygiri. There are many rock-cut caves, built by the Jain monks here. The thirteen years lithic record of King Kharavela engraved in Hatigumpha (elephant cave) is the huge Pali record so far found in India.
Another place you should not miss in your trip is Cactus garden. This is situated near to the 'Ekamara Kanan' in Bhubaneswar. The Garden has a huge collection of Cactii.
The place is also famous for its handicrafts. You can purchase Silver filigree, Stone and Wood carving, Patta paintings, Tie and Dye textiles, bamboo basketry, brass and bell metal work, horn work, from the local markets of Bhubaneswar.
The best time to visit Bhubaneswar is from October to March. Bhubaneswar is well connected with road, rail and air transport.
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