Top Historical Places in Bhubaneshwar

Are you looking to explore the history of Bhubaneshwar through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Bhubaneshwar including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Bhubaneshwar. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Bhubaneshwar ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Bhubaneshwar, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Bhubaneshwar for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Bhubaneshwar with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations

    Cave, View Point, Ancient Ruin

    The Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations include the ruins of the Buddhist caves and monasteries of Kalinga, or the present day Orissa. These were built in the early 6th and 7th centuries, and only the gateways and some walls remain in this site. In spite of this, the place is a tourist attraction, with a lovely view of some surrounding ruins. You should visit this historically rich place at least on...Read more
  2. Rameshwar Deula

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    Rameshwar Deula

    Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Located near the famous Lingaraja temple of Bhubaneshwar, this is another popular temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also known as Mausi Maa temple. According to the history, this temple was built around 12th century AD. Many folkstories has been heard about this temple. One of the stories says that the temple was built by Ram when he was returning from Lanka after his victory over Ravana. S...Read more
  3. Ashokan Rock Edict

    Landmark, Historical Site

    One of the most popular attractions of Bhubaneshwar is Ashokan Rock Edict. Firstly because it is located on Dhualigiri Hills which played an important role in Kalinga war that was fought by Emperor Ashoka. Secondly, this edict is said to be the oldest records in the Indian history. When you visit this edict, you will find inscriptions of Ashoka’s ideologies and principles carved on i...Read more
  4. Bhaskaresvara Mandir

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    Bhaskaresvara Mandir

    Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Located just few kilometers away from Rajarani temple, this is another popular temple of Bhubaneshwar. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple was built in 12th century during the reign of Ganga Dynasty. It is square in shape and in built on a raised platform. When you visit the temple, crane your neck to see the roof of the temple formed of muli-layers pyramid. Excluding the entrance, the other t...Read more