The Temple city of India Bhubaneswar: Know why !!! Bhubaneswar, the capital city of the eastern state of Odisha has a history that stretches back to over 2000 years. It was the ancient capital of Kalinga, and Dhauli near Bhubaneswar is the place where the Kalinga War was fought. The meaning of Bhubaneswar is ‘God’s World’ which showcases the walk down centuries of temple architecture.
The mythological or we can say the historical references and the epigraphic sources describe the area as Ekamra Kshetra and Saiva Pitha. Bhubaneswar together with Puri and Konark forms the ‘Golden Triangle’. Not only that the city is also one of the most visited tourist destinations in East India, for its proud possession of magnificent sculpture and majestic architectural heritage.
Here are some of the world-famous temples of Bhubaneswar which is the answer, Why Bhubaneswar is known as the temple city of India?
The Temple city of India Bhubaneswar – A Photo Story
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