The state capital of Odisha and famous in India as the Temple City, Bhubaneshwar has quite a unique culture and reflects the entire Odisha in itself. The language, food, places to visit, culture, customs, the simplicity of people and ethnic values are totally distinct from the rest of the country and yet adored the most. The city being quite big, you might miss some must-visit places in here. So, here are the top five must do things that are supposed to be in the checklist if you are planning to visit the city in India:
5 Adventurous Things To Do In Bhubaneshwar
- Rough off that heat at Ocean World Water Park:
Ocean World Water Park is the largest water park in Bhubaneshwar and is appreciated a lot. The amazing rides and the thrilling experience in here can never be experienced anywhere else in India. You can lose your temperature and stress both in the park premises. A perfect destination for people of all ages, memories are created in here. So, pack your bags with all the essentials because this park is all set to drench you from tip to toe with fun and frolic.
- Experience positivity at Lingaraj Temple:
A monolithic structure, the entire temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. The temple has gained fame for the splendid architecture and intricate engraves all along the walls and ceilings. The Shiva Linga in the main building of the temple complex is believed to have self-emerged. A very powerful presence of energy, yet a very soothing pleasure can be felt whilst in the temple premises. The Temple Prasad served, is a must to try. Nothing will please your heart more than this. The divine surrounding will take your soul to a virtual world.
- A step closer to wildlife at Nandankanan Zoological Park:
Sprawling over a huge area, this park is home to innumerable mammals, birds, and reptiles. White tiger, royal Bengal tiger, bear, zebra, giraffe, ostrich, hippo, rhino, snakes of variety, turtles and colorful birds, this park tends to maintain a big population. The zoological park has a variety of species of flora and fauna and aims at the conservation of the environment. Apart from the entertainment, the park is a point where even injured animals, tigers or snakes, crocodiles or rare birds, are brought in for treatment and taken care of. The park runs a successful breeding program to safeguard the wildlife. A day’s tour to the park is worth visiting.
- Hunt for brands at Esplanade One Mall:
A one-stop shopping destination, this mall is the largest shopping mall in Odisha. A huge number of brands have found rooms for themselves in this mall, thus making it easier for shoppers to choose from. A movie complex has also come up recently in the topmost floor of the building, the Cinepolis. You will also find lip-smacking dishes served at the eateries in here. The gaming zone is open for all and will unleash the kid inside you. You will definitely have fun roaming through the mall.
- White beauty of the Dhauligiri:
The Peace Pagoda is built along the river bank of Daya and commemorates the transformation of gallant, furious The Great Ashoka into a calm and composed man, who devoted his entire life to the service of mankind after the War of Kalinga. The Dhauligiri has edicts of Ashoka engraved on a huge rock mass. The placemarks a Buddhist Pilgrimage and tourists from all over the world come to traverse the structure. The statues of Lord Buddha in a different form of mediation will leave an ever-lasting impression on your mind. It is amongst the remnants of Mauryan architecture.