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Samaleswari Temple, Sambalpur

Samaleswari Temple, Sambalpur

A well known temple of Western Orissa and Chatisgarh region. Legend s that once a local ruler started hunting onthe bank of river Mahanadi. There he had a peculiar experience; instead of chasing the animals…

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Muktesvar (Lord Shiva) Temple, Bhubaneswar

Muktesvar (Lord Shiva) Temple, Bhubaneswar

A gem of Orian temple architecture. The temple dates back to the tenth century, making it one of the oldest surviving Hindu temples of India. More than the temple its architecture is significant. It is…

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Ananta Vasudeva (Lord Krishna) Temple, Bhubaneswar

Ananta Vasudeva (Lord Krishna) Temple, Bhubaneswar

A well-known Vaishnavite temple of Bhubaneswar. The Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, along with Lord Balabhdra (his brother) and Subhadra (his sister) (just as is in Jagannath temple, Puri) Here, Lord Krishna is…

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Lingaraja (Lord Shiva) Temple, Bhubaneswar

Lingaraja (Lord Shiva) Temple, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar- the capital of the state of Orissa (now ‘’Odissa’’) is home to many Hindu temples of exquisite beauty. Lingaraja temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the most prominent and the largest among them. Here,…

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Sun Temple, Konark

Sun Temple, Konark

A well-known abode of God Surya in the country. It is a World Heritage Site of UNESCO. The spectacular show of the art and architecture all around the temple attracts people around the World to…

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Jagannath (Lord Krishna) Temple, Puri

Jagannath (Lord Krishna) Temple, Puri

A World- famous Hindu temple of India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna; known as Lord Jagannath. Besides, there are idols of Devi Subhadra(sister of Lord Krishna) and Lord Balabhadra (brother of Lord Krishna)…

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