Known All over world for Its Crowning Touch Architectural Wonders: Temples of Odisha

The panorama of Odisha is dotted with a large number of temples. Odisha is famous for its art and culture. Odisha is the house of the best temples of India. Odisha is famous for all the old temples. These temples remind us about the Indo Aryan style architecture.

Odisha is a treasure of ancient monuments. The temples of Odisha exhibit a majestic circumstance. An Odishan temple usually consists of a sanctum, one or several jagamohana, a nata mandira and a bhoga mandira.

Most of the Odishan kings built innumerable temples in order to show their devotion towards their respective gods & goddesses. These temples display the rich culture and tradition of the kings.

Some of the Most Visited Temples of Odisha

Shri Jagannatha Mandir is famous for Lord Jagannath. Puri is also known as Shri Purushottam Kshetra in the name of Lord Jagannath.

Sun Temple, Konark one of the well known tourist attraction of Odisha. It is famous for its art and the monuments. Lord Sun id devoted in this temple.

Sri Sri Baladev Jew Temple is situated in the small town Ichhpur. Lord Balabhadra is the main god of this temple.

Baliharchandi Mandira is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is mounted on a sandy hill near the ocean.

Panchalingeshwar is named after the five lingams graved in the temple. It is one of the famous and most look around temple in Odisha. This placed is named as Panchlingeshwar due to the five Shivalingas.

LingaRaj Temple, a temple of the Hindu god Shiva and is one of the oldest temples of the Temple City Bhubaneswar, a revered pilgrimage center and the capital of the state of Odisha.

Kapilas Mahadev Temple known as the Chandrashekhar Temple is situated in the north eastern part of Dhenkanal town, Odisha at a distance of 26 km from the district headquarter.

Maa Tarini Temple the presiding deity for all Shakti and Tantra peethas or shrines in Odisha. The origin of Shakti or worship of the Earth as a female embodiment of power is found across many cultures all over the world.

Charchika Temple not only people from all over the world come to see Lord Jagannath, but so gods and goddesses. It is believed that these devas are most fond of seeing the last ceremony of the day known as Pahuda, after which Jagannath retires to bed.

How to reach?

You can reach Odisha by flight and train also. By flight you can reach at Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar from there you can take taxi, bus or train to travel to other places. You can reach Odisha by train also. Bhubaneswar railway station is connected to almost all the railway stations.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Odisha is from the month of August to March.