Bhubaneshwar is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bhubaneshwar one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bhubaneshwar is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bhubaneshwar or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bhubaneshwar. Explore the historical monuments of Bhubaneshwar with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bhubaneshwar guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bhubaneshwar page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Bhubaneshwar landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bhubaneshwar.
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Kedar Gouri Ln, Gouri Nagar, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002
06:30 am - 07:30 pm
Often referred as the Gem of Orissan Architecture, Muktesvara Temple deserves special attention when it comes about art and architecture. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is said to be one of the most significant temples of Bhubaneshwar. The name ‘mukteshvara” means “Lord who gives freedom through yoga”. This fact is fur...
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Ratnagiri, Odisha, 755003
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...
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Near Bindu Sagar Pond, 7th Century A.D., Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 Hi...
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Bhubaneswar, OD, India
The museum was originally built in 1932 and later shifted to the present building in 1960. It was a collective effort of famous historians. The state museum is divided into 11 sections, namely archeology, epigraphy, numismatics, armory, mining & geology, natural history, art & craft, patta painting, anthropology, and palm leaf manuscripts.
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Pokhariput, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751020
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Orissa is famous for pattachitra – patta painting. If you wish to take a good look of this painting style and wish to know about it, visit State Handicraft museum. Apart from this, the museum also exhibit Orissa’s regional handicraft work, silver filigree work, brass casting, stone sculptures and toys made out of horn. The most popular ...
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Jayadev Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751015
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 return...
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Dhauli Rd, Dhauli, Odisha 752104
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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&rsq...
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-laye...