Odisha State Museum, Bhubaneswar

State Museum is located in the city of Bhubaneswar and is a famous old museum of Odisha. The genesis of the Odisha State Museum goes back to the year l932, when two notable Historians, Prof. N.C. Banerjee and Prof. Ghanshyam Dash of Ravenshaw College, Cuttack started a collection of archaeological treasures from various places. The small Museum was then housed within the premises of the College. In l938, by a suitable order, the Government of Odisha transformed this nucleus into the Provincial Museum of Odisha and appointed a Committee of…

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Ekamra Kanan Botanical Gardens, Bhubaneswar

Ekamra Kanan Botanical Garden is located at Nayapplli in the smart city of Bhubaneswar. The park developed by the Regional plant resources centre has gained the distribution of becoming a major centre of eco-friendly public recreation covering an area of 487 acres. The botanical garden (Vanaspati Udyan) offers a wide range of habitats like a man-made lake (40 Acer), hillock, and parks which attracts visitors and nature lovers for its enthralling landscape. The recreation and relaxation facilities provided to the public include the lake with boating provision, Children’s corners, a…

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Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar Nandankanan Zoological Park is located near Kanjia Lake near Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary, It is one of the biggest and most famous zoos in India. The very name of Nandankanan, in mythology, delineates the ecstatic but imaginary beauty of the celestial garden. It also indicates the real beautiful spots par excellence on earth, where one can see the panoramic views of nature and appreciate the glamour that exists in the external morphology of plants and animals. The zoo is enriched with 210 enclosures at Nandankanan. It has the significance of…

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Chudanga Gada Fort, Baranga, Bhubaneswar

The Chudanga Garh fort was one of the historical forts of Toshali. This old fort is located at Dadha Patna near the Baranga railway station and 19km from the capital city. The Gada had attained its peak of fame during the reign of Ganga Kings. Among the five important forts, Varnasi, Choudwar, Amaravati, Jajpur and Chudanga or Saranga Cuttack of Chodaganga Dev, the last one was the strongest fort at that time. Now this ruined fort is surrounded by Chandaka reserve forest from the south, north and west, while the…

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