Parsurameswara Temple, Bhubaneswar

Parasuremeswar temple is located in Bhubaneswar. It has been assigned to the middle of the seventh century. The temple is an exquisite example of early Odishan architecture. Two characteristics of Odishan temples are the tower ( Deula) and the porch-like hall (Jaganmohan), are fully devolved. Every stone of the temple is informative, says Percy Brown. It is furnished with four latticed windows and grill decoration of bands of animated musicians, dancers remarkable for the ingenuity of conception, beauty of design and rhythmic vigour, writes Debala Mitra. This gives the visitor a chance to visualize the various forms of Jagannath. The temple is one of the most decorated of the early temples, which has come to us in a beautiful state. Parsurameswara Temple is one of the most famous temple in Bhubaneswar, Khordha