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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Hindu Temple
“The Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure. It is the best-known tourist destination in Orissa and has been a World Heritage Site since 1984.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“Lingaraja Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha. The temple is the most prominent landmark of Bhubaneswar city and one of the major tourist attractions of the state”
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Zoo
“Nandankanan Zoological Park is a 437-hectare zoo and botanical garden in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Established in 1960, it was opened to the public in 1979 and became the first zoo in India to join World Association of Zoos and Aquariums in 2009”
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Place of Worship
“Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda) at Dhauligiri. It is a hill with vast open space adjoining it, and has major Edicts of Ashoka engraved on a mass of rock, by the side of the road leading to the summit of the hillDhauli is located on the banks of the river Daya, 8 km south of Bhubaneswar in Odisha, India.”
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Natural Feature
“Chilika Lake is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal, covering an area of over 1,100 km2. Capital of Odisha is Bhubaneswar,It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest coastal lagoon in the world [dubious – discuss] after The New Caledonian barrier reef in New Caledonia.It has been listed in UNESCO World Heritage tentative list. It is the largest wintering ground for migratory birds on the Indian sub-continent. The lake is home to a number of threatened species of plants and animals. The lake is an ecosystem with large fishery resources. It sustains more than 150,000 fisher–folk living in 132 villages on the shore and islands. The lagoon hosts over 160 species of birds in the peak migratory season. Birds from as far as the Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, Aral Sea and other remote parts of Russia, Kirghiz steppes of Kazakhstan, Central and southeast Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas come here. These birds travel great distances; migratory birds probably follow much longer routes than the straight lines, possibly up to 12,000 km, to reach Chilika Lake”
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Point of Interest
“One of the safe and popular Indian beaches, Puri beach is known for its roaring waves of the Bay of Bengal and fine golden sands. If you want to just sit and relax then also you will enjoy a perfect sunset and sunrise view at the beach. The beach has other attractions like camel ride and horse ride.”
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Restaurant
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Point of Interest
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Store
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Natural Feature
“The two caves are situated on two adjacent hills, Udayagiri and Khandagiri. There are also many beautifully carved caves that served as residential blocks for Jain monks who had visited King Kharavela during his rule. Udayagiri has eighteen caves while Khandagiri has fifteen. The most famous caves of Udayagiri are Hathigumpha and Ganesh Gumpha. Whereas, the most famous caves of Khandagiri are Rani ka Naur and Ananta cave. The beautiful artwork inside the caves gives us a glimpse of ancient art and how life was like before the advancement of machines and tools. ”
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Shopping Mall
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Point of Interest
Coffee Shop
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“This is the place where everyone must go in the month of November and December to enjoy the nature. It is very exciting to go by train while leaving from vizag and can come by bus in return.”
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