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Raja Rani Temple, Bhubaneswar

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Admire exquisite erotic carvings at Raja Rani Temple, a landmark Hindu temple in Bhubaneswar made from reddish-gold sandstone. With compact but exuberant architectural features, this gem of stonemasonry offers a 360-degree visual treat, serving as a model for many other temples in central India. Built in the 10th century, the temple is locally known as the “love temple” because of its famous images of couples making love. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the structure features an elegant sculpture of the god on the walls of the sanctum. The temple also has a large viewing hall and an 18 m (59 ft) tall tower. Plan your visit to Raja Rani Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bhubaneswar vacation route planner.
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  • Rajarani Temple was built during 10th century A.D. The Temple is unique in that there is no deity associated with it. it was constructed as a pleasure resort of an Oriya king and his queen. In reality...  more »
  • The temple is believed to have been known originally as Indreswara. It is locally known as a "love temple" because of the erotic carvings of women and couples in the temple.  more »
  • This is the one of best design temple in Bhuvaneshwar! It stand in lush green grass area! The sculptures on the outer side wall are beautiful & in good condition! This is very calm place !  more »