Lingaraj Temple, Bhubaneswar, Khordha

Lingaraj Temple is situated in the old town of Bhubaneswar. King Jajatikeshari built it in the 10th century AD. The main spine is 54 meters high (220 feet). Besides this, there is a pillared hall, a dancing hall (Nata Mandir) and a hall for offering Bhoga (Bhoga Mandap). The wall campus has 50 smaller shrines, including one dedicated to Goddess Parvati, Bhubaneswar’s Biggest temp, Lingaraj Mandir is a tourist attraction places near Bhubaneswar.

This biggest temple presents the Kalinga type of architecture and the architectural activities at Bhubaneswar (only Hindus are allowed). Lord Lingaraj (great Saiva Linga) and Goddess Parvati are the presiding deities of this temple. Maha Sivaratri (Jagar Mela) in the month of Magha (Jan-Feb) and the Car festival on the day of Asokastami in Chaitra (March-April) are the main festival of Lord Lingaraj are observed with much pomp and ceremony. Lingaraja Temple is one of the famous temples in Bhubaneswar, Odisha

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Open Timings

Lingaraj temple opening time is Monday to Sunday Morning 06 am to Evening 9 pm

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Lingaraj Mandir is all time of the year

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is master Canteen, which is located around 03 KM distance from Lingaraj Mandir and 8 km from Baramunda

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Bhubaneswar, which is located around 3.5 KM distance from Lingaraj temple

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, which is located around 3.5 KM distance from Lingaraj Temple