Kedar Gouri Temple
- Address: Near Bindu Sagar Pond, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002, Bhubaneshwar, India
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Kedar Gouri Temple - Review
Located behind Mukteswara temple, this is another ancient temple of Bhubaneshwar that was devoted to Lord Shiva (Kedareswar) and Goddess Gouri (Kedar Gouri). According to the legend, this temple is one of the eight Astasambhu of Bhubaneshwar. Many stories you get to hear about this temple. One of the stories says that the temple was built by King Lalatendu Kesari in honor of two lovers named Kedar and Gouri. Some other facts say that this temple was built by Lord Shiva. The procession during his marriage with Goddess Gouri was taken from Lingaraja temple to Kedargouri temple.
The highlighted feature of this temple is the 8 feet high statue of Hanuman and Goddess Durga, standing on a lion. Beside this, the Jagmohana (rectangular hall) with three-dimensional walls also deserves special attention.
Within the temple premise there are two ponds, named Khira Kund and Marichi Kund. Legend says that both the ponds have sacred powers. Taking a dip into the water of Khira Kund relieves a man from the cycle of birth and death and attains moksha. The water in Marichi Kund is said to cure woman’s infertility.
Kedar Gouri Temple Information
- Follow the Hindu rituals while visiting the temple.
- Seek permission before taking any photograph.
Kedar Gouri Temple Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
Kedar Gouri Temple Hours
- Bhubaneswar’s temples are usually open from sunrise to sunset. However, check the official website before visiting the temple.
How To reach Kedar Gouri Temple by Public Transport
- By auto or by car from the centre of the city.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Kedar Gouri Temple
3.39% of people who visit Bhubaneshwar include Kedar Gouri Temple in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
54.55% of people start their Kedar Gouri Temple visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kedar Gouri Temple
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kedar Gouri Temple
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Kedar Gouri Temple, Bhubaneshwar Reviews
Kedar and Gouri temples. There is also a shrine of Hanuman. Metal snakes are offered to the main God on fulfilment of wishes, especially on child birth. No photography allowed inside
Very peaceful and relaxing place. park & swimming pool and gardens are make this place beautiful and amazing.
Nice place. The main God is shiv whole Gauri is Considered the powerful. There is a gourikund where one can take bath(no soaps) the Gauri statue is lively and is oronated with crown and jewels(even lip stick). Photos are strictly prohibited within the temple.
Great place to worship and handout. I visit the place whenever I get time. The temple has a small pond which is full of chilling water. During summers I go there for a bath and have fun with my friends. There is also another small fish pond with numerous fishes whom you can feed with your hands. There are 4 temples in this place. There is s shiva temple, gouri temple, Hanuman temple and Ganesh temple. Also this place is full of mysteries which you can only know if you visit . So go and visit this place today.
Nice place..... Doesn't have anyone to watch over things/items of tourists their. Otherwise the place is quite and beautiful ponds are their