Many of us are familiar with the classical dance form Odissi from Odisha. But did you know the temples of Odisha are known for their architectural brilliance and spiritual significance? Yes! People from all over the world visit the temples in Odisha because they are fascinating, revering and imposing with their unique architecture and sculptures. You can also see many devotees gathered in most of the temples because of their significance and mythological references.

So, go through this article to learn more about the temples in Odisha and add them to your bucket list. Read on!

Top 15 Odisha Famous Temples You Must Visit:

Whether it is the intricate details, colourful designs or astounding architecture, the temples in Odisha are a must-visit. Because the Kalingas ruled the state for a long time, you can see their influence in the temple’s architecture. So go through all the intricate details of these temples before visiting them.

1. Konark Sun Temple

Konark Sun Temple以其13世纪建造的奇妙建筑而闻名。顾名思义,这座寺庙献给了太阳神。与其他寺庙的建筑相比,这座寺庙的建筑风格是独一无二的,因为它是以太阳战车形状建造的。这座寺庙以卡林加建筑风格建造,被欧洲人称为“黑色宝塔”。

The walls of this temple have erotic sculptures, and you will be able to tell the time during the day and night with the help of the sundials carved on the temple. The design structure of the sun temple allows the sun rays to fall on the temple’s sanctum directly.

Temple Address:Konark,奥里萨邦752111。

Darshan Timings:6 AM to 8 PM.

衣服Code:最好的传统服装。

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • The temple is 60 km away from Bhubaneshwar and 35 km from Puri. To reach the temple, several trains, buses, and taxis are available from these cities.
  • Reaching Konark via cab is the best way.

大约访问持续时间:1 to 1.5 hours.

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Konark舞蹈节。

Temple Details:06758 236 821。

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Chandrabhaga beach, Konark temple museum, Ramachandi beach.

2. Jagannath Temple, Puri:

普里(Puri)的贾加纳特神庙(Jagannath Temple)是奥里萨邦(Odisha)最神圣的朝圣目的地之一。每年都有成千上万的人参观毗湿奴勋爵的圣殿,它具有很高的精神意义。这座寺庙的牧师通过攀登寺庙改变了旗帜,据说这座寺庙高达45座建筑物。据信,如果错过了一天的改变仪式,圣殿将关闭18年。

The unique facts about the Jagannath temple are that the flag flows in the wind’s opposite direction. During the daytime, the temple doesn’t create a shadow. When you are inside the temple, you cannot hear the sound of the ocean waves.

Temple Address:Bhanumati way, Puri, Odisha, 752002.

Darshan Timings:5 AM to 11 PM.

衣服Code:传统服装。

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • The temple is 56 km away from the Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneshwar. You can take a cab to reach the temple.
  • The nearest railway station is in Puri, and there are several trains from several cities in India.
  • 普里(Puri)通过州高速公路连接到所有主要城市,以到达圣殿。

大约访问持续时间:Two hours.

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Jagannath rath yatra,

Temple Details:0674 251 1166.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Chilika wildlife sanctuary, Sudarshan craft museum, Narendra Sarovara, Puri beach.

Read:Famous Beaches in Odisha

3.布巴内斯瓦尔Lingaraja殿:

Lingaraja temple in Bhubaneswar is one of the largest temples in Odisha, whose construction is dated back to the 8th century. Similar to most south Indian temples, the temple has a Dravidian Gopuram, and the temple is built in the sanctuary tower shape. In addition, the temple’s interior and exterior walls contain several carved figures. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvathi and Lord Shiva, but several other deities are also present inside the temple.

寺庙的墙壁包含杜尔加(Durga),尚一达(Chamunda),巴拉瓦(Bhairava)和其他神灵的雕刻结构。这座寺庙的储罐水据说可以治愈其治愈能力。在其庭院中,有一千个被称为Sahastralingas的Lingas。

Temple Address:Lingaraj Nagar,老城,布巴内斯瓦尔,Odisha 751002.

Darshan Timings:5 AM to 9 PM.

衣服Code:传统服装。

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • The nearest airport to the temple is the Bhubaneshwar airport, and the nearest railway station is the Bhubaneshwar Railway station. You can take a cab or bus to reach the temple.

大约访问持续时间:一小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Shivaratri.

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Ratnagiri佛教挖掘,Ashokam Rock Edict,Dhauligiri Hills,Ekamra Heritage Walls。

4. Bhubaneswar的Ram Mandir:

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The Ram Mandir is known for its beautiful architecture located near Kharvel Nagar. The temple precincts have Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman, and Goddess Sita, where the devotees have the opportunity to worship them. In addition, the temple complex has several other Hindu deities, including Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva. Furthermore, the temple flanks have a well-kept garden where you can have a spiritual and tranquil experience.

Temple Address:Janpath Road, Jan Path, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Darshan Timings:6 AM to 9:30 PM.

衣服Code:Preferably traditional.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik机场距离圣殿5公里。但是,您可以乘坐当地的交通工具到达圣殿,因为它位于城市中心。

大约访问持续时间:一小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Ram Navami,

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Nandankanan zoological park, Iskcon Temple, Museum of tribal arts and artefacts, Udayagiri caves, and Orissa Modern Art gallery.

5. Maa Tarini Temple, Ghatgaon:

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Ghatgaon的Maa Tarini神庙位于Rushikulya河岸。它被认为是印度的Shakthi Peethas之一。据信,这是萨蒂(Sati)在达克沙·雅加纳(Daksha Yagna)之后与苏达山脉轮(Sudarshan Chakra)肢解的地方。在这座寺庙中,Chaitra Mela以极大的盛宴庆祝。它建于17世纪,采用999个步骤,被认为是一座愿望的庙宇。

Temple Address:Temple Road Dt, near Rushikulya River, Raipur, Purusottampur in Odisha.

Darshan Timings:5 AM – 12:25 PM; 2 PM – 9:45 PM.

衣服Code:Traditional attire is preferred.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • Bhubhaneshwar is well connected to all the major cities of India through regular flights. The nearest railway station to the temple is the Harichandarpur railway station – 17KM.

大约访问持续时间:一小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Makara Sankranti, Raja Sankranti, MahaVishuba Sankranti, AsadhiParba, Durga Puja(Shardiya Navratri).

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Gopalpur sea beach and Jiranga Monastery.

6. Brahmeswara Temple, Bhubaneswar:

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Brahmeswara temple’s construction dates back to the 9th century, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the oldest temples in Odisha, established during the Somvanshi Dynasty. This temple is a must-visit place for those who love mythology and history. This temple has historical and architectural significance because it is carved out of a single stone.

The Brahmeswara temple is built in the Lingayat architectural style, similar to the Mukteshwar temple. The interior and exterior walls of this temple have many beautiful carvings. It also has beautifully designed banquets and dance halls.

Temple Address:Tankapani Rd, Siba Nagar, Brahmeswarpatna, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002.

Darshan Timings:5点- 9点。

衣服Code:Preferable traditional attire.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • You can hire a cab from the Bhubaneshwar airport to reach the temple, 10 km away. In addition, all the major cities and towns are connected to Bhubaneshwar through excellent rail connections.

大约访问持续时间:一到两个小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:October to March.

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Lingaraja temple, Raja rani temple.

7. Parashurameshwara Temple, Bhubaneswar:

The Parashurameshwars temple has the Nagara style of architecture built in 650 AD and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple walls have several intricate designs and saptamatrikas in the form of Goddesses. Excluding Ketu, the temple also has carvings of eight planets from Vedic astrology. It is believed that Lord Vishnu’s avatar, Lord Parashurama, got penance from Lord Shiva after punishing himself.

The Parashurameshwars temple is the first temple with a worshippers hall. Like most South Indian temples, it also has a tower and Vimana as a part of its structures. In addition, the temple walls have beautifully carved motifs with intricate details.

Temple Address:Near Bindu Sagar Pond, KedarGouriVihar, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002.

Darshan Timings:5 AM – 6 PM.

衣服Code:传统服装。

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • You can take an autorickshaw or a car from the Bhubaneshwar transport centre to reach this temple.

大约访问持续时间:一小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Parasumashtami.

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Jaganmohan worship hall, KedarGouri park, Mukteswara temple.

8.布巴内斯瓦尔的穆克特斯瓦尔神庙:

Mukteshwar庙建于Somvanshi王朝期间的950年,以其令人惊叹的建筑而闻名。这座寺庙位于专门针对湿婆神的山顶上。这座寺庙的某些部分具有佛教风格的建筑。寺庙的内墙和外墙装饰着托拉纳(Torana)和精心雕刻的结构。寺庙的内部有复杂的细节,华丽的设计和雕刻精致。

Temple Address:奥里萨邦布巴内斯瓦尔的老城区。

Darshan Timings:上午6:30 - 晚上7点。

衣服Code:传统服装。

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • The nearest airport to the Mukteshwar temple is the Pantnagar airport at 94 km. You can take a taxi from the airport to reach the temple.

大约访问持续时间:30 minutes.

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:一月。

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Ekamara heritage walls, Lingaraj temple, Dhaulagiri hills.

Read:Best Odisha Waterfalls

9. Rajarani Temple, Bhubaneswar:

Rajarani temple has erotic carvings of men and women, earning the name ‘Love Temple’ built in the 11th century. The temple doesn’t belong to any particular sect, and there are no idols or sculptures present inside. The stunning architecture of this unique temple is stunning built-in reddish-gold sandstone. There are two structures and a hall known as Jagamohana in the Rajarani temple. The different moods during the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are sculpted on the walls.

Temple Address:Tankapani Rd, near BOI ATM, KedarGouriVihar, Rajarani Colony, Rajarani Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002.

Temple Timings:上午7点 - 下午5点。

衣服Code:No restrictions.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • 该寺庙距离Biju Patnaik机场6公里。您也可以乘火车到达圣殿,最近的火车站是布巴内什瓦尔火车站。Bhubaneshwar的百慕大公交车站是最近的公交车站。

大约访问持续时间:One or two hours.

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Raja rani music festival.

Temple Details:NA

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves, Lingaraja temple.

10. Gundicha Temple, Puri:

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Gundicha temple in Puri, Odisha, is one of the most beautiful temples. The uniqueness of this temple is that it is crowded only during the annual RathaYatra. The Lord Jagannath from Hindu mythology resides in this temple. You can visit this temple any part of the year because it is empty. This temple is built in the name of Gundicha, Lord Krishna’s aunt, in Kalinga style architecture with four carved structures. It is believed that during Ratha Yatra, Lord Jagannath resides in this temple for nine days. A single grey sandstone is used to build the entire temple. It is also called the ‘Garden House of Lord Jagannath’, and many mythological stories are linked.

Temple Address:Gundicha Temple,Puri,Odisha 752001。

Temple Timings:6 AM – 9 PM.

衣服Code:传统服装。

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • The temple is 1.5 km away from the Puri Junction Railway station. You can hire a cab or use local transportation to reach the temple.

大约访问持续时间:一小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Rath Yatra.

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Chilika lake, Konark beach, Chilika wildlife sanctuary, Puri beach.

11. Bhubaneswar的Iskcon Temple:

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Famous among Indians and foreigners, the ISKCON temple attracts numerous devotees. The snow-white temple complex presents you with a quaint ambience. You can witness religious aartis, meditation and Geetha classes which makes you want to spend more time. This temple hoses Lord Jagannatha, Subhadra, GauraNithai, Lord Balarama and Lord Krishna. The temple is built in the shape of a half-open lotus with white marble making it an architectural beauty.

Temple Address:NH-5, Near Krishna Tower, IRC Village, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751015.

Temple Timings:8 AM to 9 PM.

衣服Code:No restriction but preferably traditional.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • Bhubhaneshwar is well connected to all the country’s major cities through airlines, railways, and roadways. In addition, you can use local transportation to reach the temples.

大约访问持续时间:一小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:October to March.

Temple Details:9337318403.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:拉姆·曼迪尔(Ram Mandir)的部落艺术和手工艺博物馆。

12. Dhabeleswar Temple, Cuttack:

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Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Dhabaleswar temple in Cuttack of Odisha. Dhabala means white, and Eswar implies god. Therefore the name comes from The Dhabaleswar temple. Although there are some stone carvings in the temple from the 11th and 12th centuries, the Dhabaleswar temple was built in the 14th century. Located on the island 27km away from Cuttack, the temple was built as per the Kalinga Architecture style.

Temple Address:Canal Rd,Ranihat Colony,Cuttack,Odisha 753007。

Temple Timings:上午5点至下午9点。

衣服Code:Preferably traditional.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • 该寺庙距离卡塔克火车站17公里,距离比朱帕特奈克国际机场37公里。您可以乘坐出租车到达圣殿。

大约访问持续时间:一到两个小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:All time of the year, Shivaratri.

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:达拉达马尼帕大坝的多莱什瓦尔神庙悬挂桥。

13. Taratarini Temple, near Brahmapur:

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塔拉塔里尼神庙(Taratarini Temple)的圣所拥有位于奥里萨邦南部的双胞胎女神塔拉(Tara)和塔里尼(Tarini)。这座寺庙全年都充满了游客和朝圣者,使其成为流行的景点。要到达这座美丽的寺庙,您将不金沙真人探球平台得不攀登999楼梯。尽管山丘在绿色种植园的阴影下,但从脚到顶部爬上很有趣。

Darshan Timings:5 AM – 12.25 PM and 2 PM – 9.45 PM.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • Bhubhaneshwar airport is the nearest airport, and the nearest railway station is the Berhampur railway station. You can take a taxi or bus from the airport or railway station to reach the temple.

大约访问持续时间:一小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Chaitra Yatra.

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Gopalpur beach, Dhabaleshwar temple.

14. Ananta Vasudeva Temple:

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历史起源,Ananta Vasudeva庙one of the places to visit in Bhubaneshwar. Lord Krishna, Lakshmana and Subhadra are the principal deities of this temple built in the 12th century. This is a Vaishnava temple with architecture similar to the Lingaraja temple. Built during the Ganga dynasty, this temple’s compound has many small shrines. A Lord Balarama sculpture stands on top of the seven hooded serpents and several other sculptures bearing mythological importance.

Temple Address:奥里萨邦布巴内斯瓦尔(Bhubaneswar)旧城区古里·纳加尔(Gouri Nagar)751002。

DarshanTimings:上午6:30 - 晚上7点。

衣服Code:传统服装。

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • The temple is 4.5 km away from the Bhubhaneshwar railway station, and you can take local transportation to reach the temple.

大约访问持续时间:一到两个小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:Janmashtami。

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Duduma waterfall, Konark beach, Lingaraja temple.

15. VaitalDeula Temple, Bhubaneswar:

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Dedicated to Goddess Chamundi, the VaitalDeula temple was built with Kalinga architecture in the 8th century. It is a rare temple with beautiful, intricate carvings, and it is also known as the Tina Munia Mandir. The Dravidian style of the South Indian temple is replicated in the tower of this temple, and the walls of this tower have erotic carvings. The figure of Goddess Durga is one of the stunning aspects of this temple.

Temple Address:Barhadanda Road, Old Town, Bhubaneswar.

Darshan Timings:7 AM to 8 PM.

衣服Code:Traditional attire is preferable.

How to Reach From Nearest City:

  • Bhubhaneshwar is well connected to all the major cities of India through airways, railways and roadways. State buses are available that take you to the temple. Bhubaneswar railway station is 3 km away from the temple and 4 km away from the Bhubaneshwar International Airport.

大约访问持续时间:一到两个小时。

Festivals & Best Time to Visit:October to March.

Temple Details:NA.

Other Attractions Near the Temple:Odisha State Museum, Biju Patnaik Park, Dhauli Shanti Stupa.

Read:Most Important Festival of Odisha

Odisha houses many ancient temples, a beautiful representation of old architecture and spiritual awakening. For example, Bhubhaneshwar, the state’s capital city, has more than 700 temples built between the 8th and 12th centuries. Plan a getaway to Odisha with the help of the temple guide we have provided. Also, don’t forget to let us know if you found this article helpful!

1. Why is Odisha also called the “Land of Temples”?

ANS:Odisha is also called the land of temples because the state has more than 700 temples. These spiritual places beautifully represent Kalinga style architecture.

2. When is the best time to visit Odisha?

ANS:尤其是十一月,12月和1月的月份,是参观奥里萨邦的最佳时机。这是因为那几个月内的天气温暖干燥

3.奥里萨邦必须购买的东西是什么?

ANS:Some of the popular things you must buy when you visit Odisha:

  • Jewellers made of metal.
  • 手绘。
  • Handcrafted wooden items.
  • Silver filigree items.
  • Sambalpuri dress material.
  • Silk sarees.
  • Stone carvings.

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