Located in East India, Bhubaneswar is the capital of the coastal state of Odisha. Inhabited since 1st century BC, the city has a storied history and culture. In addition to being a cultural center, the city is also blooming as a significant hub for trade and commerce in the region. Its direct connectivity to Puri, one of the Char Dham destinations, further elevates its significance among travelers. There are loads of hotels in Bhubaneswar that cater to the rising number of people coming here for various purposes. Visitors can go for luxury or budget hotels in Bhubaneswar for a pleasant stay without spending much. Those picking the latter option can book a room with FabHotels, which has centrally located properties. All our economy hotels in Bhubaneswar come with contemporary rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi access.
One of the major roads in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Road is its lifeline with loads of hotels, offices and retail hubs. If you are looking for hotels near Cuttack Road, FabHotel Pentagon is the most popular pick. You can find numerous economy hotels in Satya Nagar as well that is home to offices of various government bodies. FabHotel The Royal Suites is the best option in this regard.
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Tourist Attractions in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar is primarily known for is monumental temples that are built in the Kalinga architectural style, historical ruins and museums. The most famous attractions in the city are:
• Rajarani Temple
• Lingaraja Temple
• Khandagiri Caves
• Odisha State Museum
You can also explore Nandankanan Zoo, Parashurameshvara Temple, Dhabaleswar, Chausathi Jogini Temple, Ananta Vasudeva Temple, and Museum of Tribal Arts and Artifacts.
Upcoming Festivals & Events in Bhubaneswar
Being the capital of one of the most culturally rich states in India, loads of festivals are celebrated in Bhubaneswar. In the month of June, the three-day Raja Parba is observed by the local people. It has a twofold significance: it is believed to mark the time when the earth menstruates and it also signals the arrival of the rainy season. During the festival, young women don’t do any chores and they sit on swings singing folk songs. Some villages around the city host Gotipua and Jatra dance performances. This year, the festival will fall between June 14th and 17th.
Shopping and Dining in Bhubaneswar
Odisha is famous for its intricately carved jewelry, vibrant textiles and the amazing handicrafts the tribal people make, and Bhubaneswar is the best place to shop for these. Ikat fabrics, Sambalpuri cotton and silk, Tussar silk, silver filigree jewelry, Dhokra figurines, wooden baskets, lampshades and jewelry boxes, Ganjapa and Patachitra paintings, and seashell articles are the best things to buy here. At Bapuji Nagar Market, you can purchase gifts, jewelry, watches, dresses, electronics and antiques at reasonable prices. Saheed Nagar Market is the go-to place to shop for computers and peripherals, and fashion accessories. The markets of Units 2 and 3 have shops offering jewelry and traditional Odia fabrics. For branded footwear, you can visit Ashok Nagar Market.
The options to eat in Bhubaneswar are many, with cuisine options ranging from local and regional, and seafood to popular Indian dishes and international ones. The top dining venues in Bhubaneswar include Zaika (Jayadev Vihar), Truptee (Buddha Nagar), Tangerine 9 (Kharabela Nagar), Kanika (Jayadev Vihar), Hare Krishna Restaurant (Kharabela Nagar), Keyar’s (Bapuji Nagar), Silver Streak (Nayapalli), Bling It On (Kharabela Nagar), Garam Masala (Chandrasekharpur) and Nakli Dhaba (Jayadev Vihar).
How to Reach
Bhubaneswar is well connected to all parts of the country as it is a major tourist center, state capital, historical place and emerging business hub. The major streets linking it to the rest of India include National Highway 16 and National Highway 316. Those coming by train can book a ticket to Bhubaneswar Junction, which has direct services to and from prominent cities in India. The main airport for the region is Biju Patnaik International Airport with flights to and from Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok apart from Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Coimbatore and Visakhapatnam.
Best Time to Visit
As with much of India, the time between October and March is perfect for a visit to this vibrant city owing to pleasant weather and sunny days. Summer should be avoided for its heat and the monsoon for its intense rains.