Designed by German architect Otto Konigsberger in 1946, Bhubaneswar got its name from the word “Tribhubaneswar” which is a name of Lord Shiva and literally means The Lord of Three Worlds. The City is also known as “Temple City of India” with thousands of temples built in the City originally of which hundreds of temples have stood the test of time including infamous temples -Lingaraj Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Bindu Sagar, Shatrughaneswar Temple, Vaital Temple and Parashurameswar Temple. A trip to Bhubaneswar will take you back in time – get ready to be mesmerized!
Along with Puri and Konark, these destinations are known as “Swarna Tribhuja” – Golden Triangle – one of the top attractions in the East of India.
Most famous here are - applique work of Pipli, Ikat sarees, cane furniture and Bidri-ware and the world renowned Odissi dance originated from here.
Bhubaneswar Travel guide can easily be obtained from the Visitor information centre located at Department of Tourism in Museum Campus.