Lalitgiri Buddhist Complex, Cuttack

Lalitgiri Buddhist Complex is located about 85 km distance from Bhubaneswar and 55 km from Cuttack City. It is one of the earliest Buddhist complexes, dating back to the 1st century AD. Many votive Stupas and rock stupas can be seen at the top of the Lalitagiri Complex, and the sandstone hills dominate the surrounding beauty. This Buddhist heritage site is near Ratnagiri and Udayagiri, known as the Diamond Triangle. Lalitagiri is one of the ancient Buddhist heritage site in Odisha.

There are five monasteries, one Stupa and a museum inside the Lalitagiri campus, where you can see many ancient statues and sculptures which date back to 5 to 6th centuries. Once upon a time, it was a Buddhist university called Puspagiri. Students from Japan, China, and Indonesia come here to learning.

Lalitgiri has a Buddhist Museum, which displays is a large number of Mahayana sculptures consisting of colossal Buddha figures, Boddhisattva images, statues of Tara, Jambhala and others. Lalitgiri Buddhist Complex is the best tourist place in Cuttack, Odisha.

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Entry fees

Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex Entry fees For Indians - Rs.15, For Foreigners – Rs.200

Opening Time

Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex opening time is Everyday morning 9 am to Evening 5 pm

Best Time to visit

The Best time to visit Lalitagiri Complex is at all times of the year

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Balichandrapur, which is located around 5 Km distance from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Cuttack, which is located around 50 Km distance from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, which is located around 90 Km distance from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex