It's the appealing beauty of Bharateswar Temple settled in the city of Bhubaneswar that knows how to pours peace into the heart of its pilgrims. Built in the 6th century by the Shailodbhava Dynasty, this temple makes up for one of the must visit places of Odisha for its design and structure as it is based on the Kalinga architectural style. Bharateswar Temple also makes its name as one of the earliest existing temples proof of which is its intricate design and a Rekha vimana. Besides, travellers plan a vacation to Bhubaneswar to witness its famous temples in the months from October to March.
History and Architecture of the Temple
Shailodbhava Dynasty which came like a wave to the eastern part of India built many a temple in its reign. These temples are popular tourist attractions in Odisha for their outstanding representation and also that they have survived till this time. Bharateswar Temple is one such example of their marvelous creations which was built in the 6th century. What attracts architectural buffs more towards this tourism place is the use of fine sandstone and the presence of Rekha vimana which is an essential part of the Kalinga architectural style. Presently, the State Archaeology has taken over the temple to revamp it.
Best Time to Visit
The months from October to March are considered the best time to visit Bharateswar Temple.
Nearby Tourist Attractions
- Lingaraj Temple
- Rameswara Temple
- Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves
- Nandankanan Zoological Park
- Rajarani Temple