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Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha, a state on India's eastern coast. It's known as a "temple city" due to the hundreds of Hindu temples scattered throughout, especially the intricately carved Lingaraja Temple and the Rajarani Temple, known for its delicate sculptures. The city is a good base for visiting other historical sites like the Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves, which contain Jain shrines and sculptures. If you're looking for a break from the city, Nandankanan Zoological Park is home to a variety of Indian animals, including tigers, elephants, and white crocodiles. Bhubaneswar has a tropical savanna climate with hot, humid summers and warm, dry winters. The best time to visit is generally considered to be from November to February when the weather is cooler and drier.

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Airports near Bhubaneswar

Planning a trip to Bhubaneswar? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Bhubaneswar.

Biju Patnaik International Airport

Located in Bhubaneswar itself, this is the closest international airport to the city. It is approximately a 15-minute drive from the city centre.


Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

Situated in Kolkata, West Bengal, this is the nearest major international airport to Bhubaneswar. It is around a 6-hour drive or a 1-hour flight from Bhubaneswar. Connecting flights are available from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar.


Visakhapatnam International Airport

Located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, this airport is approximately a 7-hour drive or a 1-hour flight from Bhubaneswar. Connecting flights are available from Visakhapatnam to Bhubaneswar.


Raipur International Airport

Situated in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, this airport is around a 7-hour drive or a 1-hour flight from Bhubaneswar. Connecting flights are available from Raipur to Bhubaneswar.

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Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Discovering the many attractions of Bhubaneswar can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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Lingaraj Temple

This massive 11th-century Hindu temple is the largest and most revered temple in Bhubaneswar. It's dedicated to Shiva, the destroyer god in Hinduism. The intricate carvings and sculptures on the temple walls are a sight to behold. Photography is not allowed inside the temple complex, but there are plenty of opportunities to take pictures from outside.

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Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves

These caves, located on opposite sides of the same hill, were excavated sometime between the 1st century BC and the 1st century AD. They were used by Jain monks as residences and meditation centres. The caves have intricate carvings and sculptures depicting Jain religious figures and scenes.

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Odisha State Museum

This museum houses a collection of artefacts that showcase the history and culture of Odisha. The collection includes bronze sculptures, stone carvings, textiles, and jewellery. The museum is a great place to learn about the rich heritage of Odisha.

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