Bhubaneshwar Tourism

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.

  • Know the pollution level of Bhubaneshwar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 46.28 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50.63 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48.78 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.1 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.3 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35.71 (Low)
  • How safe is Bhubaneshwar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bhubaneshwar.

    • Burglary and Theft 33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 24 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32 (Low)
    • Attacks 29 (Low)
    • Drug offense 20 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20.83 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.71 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bhubaneshwar is 144.01 (High)

    • Safety Index 71.23 (High)
    • Climate Index 50.25 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 51.36 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.45 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.83 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 65.6 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.98 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 62.82 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bhubaneshwar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.49 USD

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