Dhauligiri Hills, Bhubaneshwar
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Dhauligiri Hills, Bhubaneshwar - Address
Address: Dhauli Road, Dhauligiri, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 752104
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
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The Dhauligiri Hills are an ancient geological formation on the banks of Daya River. This place is historically significant as this is where the Kalinga War took place. Post the war, Emperor Asoka gave up his princely life and started practicing penance. There is also a small temple on the hill that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. But above all is the fantastic Buddhist Chaitya, which is white and golden in appearance and is set up on the peak of the Dhauli Hill. It is one of the very few temples and monasteries that have the statue of Lord Buddha in a sleeping posture. This place is not only popular among the Buddhists but among other tourists as well.
Dhauligiri Hills Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
Dhauligiri Hills Opening and Closing Hours
- Dhauli Giri Shanti Stupa: 7am – 7pm (Monday to Sunday & public holidays)
How To reach Dhauligiri Hills by Public Transport
- By bus, autorickshaw or a taxi from Bhubaneshwar’s centre till the base of the hill.
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What a wonderful place. Statues and monuments are nice. And story of war through lazer show in the evening's is awesome.
A historical place near which the Kalinga war fought and Chanda Ashok became Dharma Ashok .light and sound system of this place attract many visitors to visit this place.
Place with Amazing history. Its a place which marks the conversion of Emperor Ashoka the great into Buddhism. Hence a buddhist temple symbolizing peace stands at the place . . . It over hangs Bhubaneswar and is picturesque . . . Good to hang out with friends n family . . . Good place to buy some cheap cashew nuts if u fancy that
You like it if you love to go out of town in weekend out of city. The light show of evening is awesome.
Good view , from 6.30 pm vedio graphics projection on kalinga karon the stupa..
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