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Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneswar

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Pay a visit to Lingaraja Temple, the largest and one of the oldest temple complexes in the area. The main tower stands at 55 m (180 ft) tall and dominates the surrounding area. Believed to have been built by kings of the Somavamsi dynasty in the 11th century CE, this historical place of worship honors Harihara, a form of Shiva and Vishnu. It represents a distinctly Kalinga architectural style, marked by dense iconography, historical and mythological references, and an idol auspiciously placed under a tree (here, the deity of Lingaraj originally lay under a mango). Stroll the walled enclosure's 50 shrines, each offering a wealth of artworks inside masterfully carved buildings. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lingaraja Temple and many more Bhubaneswar attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bhubaneswar vacation generator.
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  • It has the most mesmerizing architecture. it just makes you keep thinking how people without any facility might build such temples in that era.. 
  • located in bhubaneswar. its is one of the biggest temples in Bhubaneswar dedicated to lord shiva. Near to railway station. 
  • The Shikhara is massive and profusely carved with various gods and goddesses. Camera and mobiles are not allowed. There is a stage created to capture the Beauty. It is just besides the temple. 
  • Linga raj tempel was One of the most popular tempele bhuwaneswar
  • Lovely worship place of harihar(lord Vishnu&Shiva),very ancient,architecture is of kaling shaili,major festival is shivratri,well mentained by archeological society of india
  • Lingaraj Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Harihara, a form of Shiva and is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar the capital of the East Indian state of Orissa. The temple is the most prominent landmark of the Bhubaneswar city and one of the major tourist attractions of the state
  • Bhubaneswar is named from Goddess bhubaneswri who has been worshipped north inside to Lord Lingaraj in this temple. Tallest temple in Odisha & its the main tourist attraction of temple city bhubaneswar.
  • Many temples in one area and Temple Complex. Orissa architecture. Very good for photos. Langurs found everywhere, so watch out.
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