5 Most Spectacular Lord Shiva temples in Bhubaneswar. Bhubaneswar is famously known as the ‘Temple city of India”. There are more than 700 temples found in this sacred land. Lord Shiva is worshiped in these temples. Even after destruction, done by the Kalapada, this city rose and made visible changes to get back its beauty again.
So expressing the beauty and greatness of the city in words, Here we have compiled the top 5 Lord Shiva temples in Bhubaneswar you should visit.
1- Lord Lingaraj Temple- Bhubaneswar is known across the globe for the Lingaraj temple. The deity worshipped in the temple is also known as the King of Lingam. The largest temple in Bhubaneswar was built by the king Somavamsi dynasty in the 11th century in the Ekamra Kshetra. The height of this temple is 180 ft. This temple is maintained by the Archeological Survey of India and the Temple trust.
2-Mukteswara Temple – Mukteswar temple, 950-975, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India, 10th century. The Mukteswar temple was built in the 10th century and it is one of the most sacred monuments of Bhubaneswar. The architecture design of the temple is also known as the Gem of Odisha architecture.
3-Rajarani Temple – The Rajarani Temple is one of the most famous temples of Bhubaneswar. It was made in Kalingan Pancharatha style in the 11th century. This temple is maintained by the Archeological Survey of India.
4-Parsurameswar Temple – The Parsurameswar Temple is one of the best Shiva temples and one of the oldest temples of Odisha. There is a Lingam inside the Parsurameswar Shiva where 1008 mini Shiva lingam is placed in it.
5-Brahmeswara Temple – Brahmeswara Temple of Lord Shiva is one of the sacred temples of Bhubaneswar. It has a shrine encircled by four subsidiary shrines.
The temple city will never disappoint you. The architecture marvel along with the sacred feelings will touch with your soul and made your mind filled with divinity.
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