Parashurameshvara Temple

  • Address: Near Bindu Sagar Pond, 7th Century A.D., Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002, Bhubaneshwar, India
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture , Sculpture

Built in 650 A.D., this temple is said to be one of the oldest temples of Bhubaneshwar that is still surviving at present. The highlighted feature of this temple is the architectural design of the temple. The exterior walls of the temple is adorned with beautiful sculptures of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha, Lord Muruga and many other Hindu deities. Apart from these, you will find many other sculptures that depict Puranic stories. The existence of such brilliant temple proves the reason as to why Bhubaneshwar is considered as the Temple city of India.

The unique fact of this temple is its one thousand shiva Lingas, placed on the north west corner of the temple. If you are planning to visit this temple, make sure you don’t miss out this site. 

  • Follow the common Hindu rituals while visiting the temple.

  • Entry is free.

  • Ask the temple authorities for the pooja timings.

  • By car or by autorickshaw from Bhubaneshwar transport centre.

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  • Parashurameshvara Temple Address: Near Bindu Sagar Pond, 7th Century A.D., Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002, Bhubaneshwar, India
  • Parashurameshvara Temple Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Parashurameshvara Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 61.58% of people who visit Bhubaneshwar include Parashurameshvara Temple in their plan

  • 30.77% of people start their Parashurameshvara Temple visit around 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Parashurameshvara Temple

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

64% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Parashurameshvara Temple

People normally club together Rajarani Temple and Odisha State Museum while planning their visit to Parashurameshvara Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • It is a very oldest temple in odisha.It is also older than lingaraj temple and mukteswar temple.The main thing is that there is only (8) planet (asta graha) on the entry of the temple.The architecture of this temple is totally different.Entry of FOREIGNERS allowed here.Please buy a terracotta besides the temple.

  • Parsurameshwara Temple, is located in the East India, city of Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, India. It is considered to be the best, preserved specimen, of an early Odishan, Hindu architecture, dated between 7th and 8th centuries CE. It is one of the oldest existing, Shiva temple, in the state, made in Nagara style, around 650CE.

  • Amazing architecture. A very old temple dedicated to lord Shiva.

  • Dedicated to Shiva, this is the best-preserved of the early temples at Bhubaneshwar. It is viewed here from the southeast. The building includes a curving tower (rekha deul, subdivided into bhumis) over the sanctuary, and an adjoining mandapa (jagamohan) with two horizontal roof tiers (pidhas).

  • place is not properly maintained but still beautiful

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