Bhubaneshwar Tourism

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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.

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Facts and Stats for Bhubaneshwar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bhubaneshwar

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

    • Air Pollution 49.36 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 49.26 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.88 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.11 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 36.76 (Low)
  • Bhubaneshwar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bhubaneshwar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bhubaneshwar.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.57 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.9 (High)
    • Car Stealing 23.81 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.57 (Low)
    • Drug offense 21.43 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.36 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60.71 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.9 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bhubaneshwar - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bhubaneshwar is 142.84 (High)

    • Safety Index 68.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 50.25 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 52.4 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.89 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.58 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.73 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.55 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 59.92 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bhubaneshwar

    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 2.77 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 47.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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