Holiday Trip in Bhubaneswar

Memorable Trip with Bhubaneswar Holiday Packages

The official capital of Odisha (erstwhile known as Orissa), and popularly known as the "Temple City of India", Bhubaneswar is a beautiful ancient city. The city is dotted with over 2000 temples, and forms a beautiful landscape of the Old Town. Bhubaneswar is the seat of 'Lord Lingaraj' or Tribhubaneswar and therefore, it is a significant pilgrimage centre for Hindus. It is the place where temple building actions of Orissan style flourished from its very inception to its fullest culmination expands over a period of over one thousand years. However, new modern version of Bhubaneswar can be seen in its contemporary infrastructure that perfectly blends with its historic surroundings. Having qualities to cater all types of visitor, this city makes an ideal tourist destination. So, checkout the Bhubaneswar holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in, choose the best offer and get ready to enjoy the most in this historic city.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Bhubaneswar

Before planning your Bhubaneswar vacation, be familiar with what you must visit during the trip.

Bindusagar Lake:
Situated to the north of the Lingaraja Temple, this Lake is amongst the most famous tourist attractions in Bhubaneswar. In fact, this lake is getting more popular as a tourist as well as a picnic spot.
Lingaraja Temple:
Lingaraja temple is one of the most famous temples of Odisha. This beautiful temple is dedicated to Hindu Lord Shiva that is also known as 'Lingaraja'. It is endowed with magnificent sculptures, which have been engraved on the spire.
Rajarani Temple:
It is amongst the most renowned temples in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha. This beautiful temple is made of the wonderful red and gold sandstone (which is locally known as Rajarani) and that is why, the temple has been named so.
Mukteshwar Temple:
Another prominent temple of Bhubaneswar, Mukteshwar temple has been built in the style, which is quite similar to Kalinga School of Temple Architecture.
Odisha State Museum:
Dating back to the year 1932, the Odisha State Museum's foundation was laid by Professor Ghanshyam Dash of Ravenshaw College & Professor N. C. Banerjee (two famous historians). This museum began the task of collecting archaeological treasures from various places. You can see a variety of treasures and ancient artifacts of the state here.

Best Time for Holidaying in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar enjoys a tropical climate with very hot summers and chilly winters. The monsoons bring a lot of humidity (with approx. 1450 mm of rainfall). Therefore, the best time to visit this city is from October to March, when the weather is quiet pleasant and favorable for sightseeing and holidaying. So, make your Bhubaneswar trip plan accordingly and enjoy its historical beauty.

Must Buy Things from Bhubaneswar

Often called as the "Temple City of India", Bhubaneswar is not only a famous place of worship but also a paradise for shopping lovers. There are innumerable shopping places right from private shops to Government-owned places from where you can shop the well-known "Ikat Fabric", which is mostly used in making Sarees and other garments. Some other best buys are Tussar silk, Sambalpuri silk and Cotton. Beside fabrics, you can buy the Appliqué work of Bhubaneswar, which is locally called 'Chandua'. There is also a wide variety of metal ware available in the city in the form of exquisite metal silver and distinctive kinds of metal sculptures, known as Dhokra. Some interesting items that you can take back home as souvenirs or gifts for loved ones are handcrafted wooden items, such as lampshades, vegetable baskets, vanity boxes etc. Stone sculptures of Gods & Goddesses, miniatures are also hot sale. Last but not the least, this city is famous for its paintings including, paintings made on palm leaf, Patachitra, Ganjapas etc. So, don't forget to buy any or all of the items from your Bhubaneswar tour.

Explore Options to Reach Bhubaneswar

Before booking your Bhubaneswar holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Bhubaneswar has its own international airport, Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI) which connects the city to various major cities of the country like Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam, Nagpur and Varanasi. Also, several international flights commute directly with the city.
By Train
The Bhubaneswar railway station and Mancheswar railway station connects the city to major cities of India through fast and super fast train links to Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and various other important centres of the country as well as within the state.
By Road
Bhubaneswar is well-linked to the rest of India by the national highways. The New Bus Stand in Bhubaneswar is on NH5, at Baramunda, about 6 KM from town centre. You can also hire private buses, taxis or take inter-state transport buses to reach to this city. So, select any of the modes of Bhubaneswar travel and explore this beautiful city.
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