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6-hour Temples tour of Bhubaneswar including hotel pick-up & drop-off

6-hour Temples tour of Bhubaneswar including hotel pick-up & drop-off

From $40.00

About this activity

Free cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Duration

6 Hours

Live tour guide

English

Overview

Know about the interesting mythological and cultural stories of ancient India through the temple architecture of the city. Each temple has its unique aura depicting the lives and lively emotions of the world.

Highlights

  • Experience the rich culture and heritage like a local.
  • Take a view of the finest architecture of the Odia temple at Mukteswara Temple.
  • Witness the oldest temple, built-in 7th century AD and still standing, the Parsurameswara and the Lingaraj Temple.
  • Visit Kedargouri Temple, it is the living Khakhara Temple with Gouri Temple.
  • Explore the Brahmeshwara Temple, depicting the impressive culture of the era.
  • Check out the charming carvings in Rajarani Temple, locally known as the love temple.

Description

This half-day temple tour will start with your driver picking you up from your hotel at 9:00 in the morning. After getting briefed about the tour, travel towards the old town of the city to visit various temples of historical, mythological, and architectural richness. Bhubaneswar is known to be as the beloving city to Lord Shiva.

Starting with the Mukteswara Temple, it is worshipped as the temple of freedom dedicated to Lord Shiva. From there move to the two oldest temples in the city- the Lingaraj Temple and the Parsurameswara Temple. Lingaraj Temple is also known to be the largest temple in the city and is believed to have the self-originated lingam of Lord Shiva. While Parsurameswara Temple represents Lord Shiva as one of the avatars of Vishnu. The trip follows with a visit to Kedargouri Temple. It has two different temples of Lord Shiva and his wife Goddess Parvati.

Later visit the Brahmeswar Temple, another temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is known to be the finest piece of art with its applauding sculptures. At the end visit the Rajarani Temple which is known to be the temple of love. This temple does not have any image or idol inside the sanctum thus is believed to welcome everyone inside the temple irrespective of their religious beliefs. It has carvings and sculptures all around the temple depicting scenes of love and marriage of Lord Shiva and Parvati. After the end of the tour, your driver will drop you back at your hotel

Inclusions

  • Hotel Pickup and drop in a private vehicle.
  • English speaking local guide.
  • Entrance fee (if applicable).

Exclusions

  • Any Kind of Meals.
  • Items of personal nature and anything that is not mentioned in the inclusions.

Departure details
  • We pick up all travelers
  • We Pick from all hotels located in Central Bhubaneswar.
Know before you go

  • Knees and shoulders must be covered at all places of worship.
  • Shoes and slippers need to be removed at all places of worship. They will be safely stored for you.
  • Scarves are recommended for female travelers.


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