Thursday, August 9, 2018

Lingaraj Temple Bhubaneswar | ଲିଙ୍ଗରାଜ ମନ୍ଦିର, ଭୁବନେଶ୍ୱର

Lingaraj temple is most popular temple in Bhubaneswar.

How to Reach:-

By Road:-
The temple is situated at a distance of 8.6 km from Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar and 28 km from Link road Cuttack. 

To reach this temple you can hire taxi or auto rickshaw any where from Bhubaneswar .
City Bus No. 333 is also available from Master-canteen bus stand to this location.

By Rail:-
Nearest railway station Bhubanesawar.

By Airport:-
Nearest airport Bhubaneswar.

About Lingaraj Temple

Bhubaneswar is the capital of odisha and also known as temple city of odisha. There are so many temples in bhubaneswar. Among them Lingaraj temple is one of the most popular and largest ancient temple of lord shiva in Bhubaneswar. The temple of Lingaraj is highly revered by the followers of Hinduism.In the 11th century, Lingaraj Temple was built by the King Jajati Keshari, who belonged to Soma Vansh. It is belived that when the King shifted his capital from Jajpur to Bhubaneswar, he started the construction of Lingaraj Temple. 

Lingaraj Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva but the real fact is that Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are worshiped here. Any time in a year lots of people visit here but visiting this temple between January to March is best, which will help you to see the divinity of the Shivaratri celebration at this temple.Like world famous puri car festival here also one car festival celebrated in Asokastami for lord Lingaraj. This temple is surrounded by so many holly temples,you can visit Ananta Vasudeva, RajaRani, Mukteswara, Kedareswara, Siddheswara, Parasurameswara temple which are very close to this location.

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