Around Bhubaneswar attractions

Buddhist Monument in Around Bhubaneswar

Dhauli

In about 260 BC, 11 of of Ashoka’s 14 famous edicts were carved onto a rock at Dhauli, 8km south of Bhubaneswar. Above the edicts, the earliest Buddhist sculpture in Odisha – a carved elephant representing Buddha – …
Hindu Monument in Around Bhubaneswar

Chausath Yogini

Hidden among rice fields 15km south of Bhubaneswar, this small but serene 9th-century open-roofed temple is dedicated to yoginis (female tantric mystics) and is one of only four in India. No larger than a village hu…
Zoo in Around Bhubaneswar

Nandankanan Zoological Park

Famous for its white tigers, Odisha's premier zoological park was founded in 1960 and is known to run India's best captive-breeding program for the big cats. Spread over four sq km, the zoo also houses Asiatic lions…
Village in Around Bhubaneswar

Pipli

This colourful village, 16km southeast of Bhubaneswar, is notable for its locally made brilliant appliqué craft, which incorporates small mirrors and is used for door and wall hangings and the traditional canopies h…
Wildlife Reserve in Around Bhubaneswar

Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary

Only 20km west of Bhubaneswar, the 175-sq-km Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary was created to preserve wild elephants and their habitat. If you’re lucky you might also see leopard, deer, mugger crocodiles and some…