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Temples Tour in Odisha (Orissa)

Duration: 05 Night / 06 Day

temple tour in odisha Temples of Odisha (Orissa) gets an special identity in the archaeological map of India which attract millions of devotees, pilgrimages, architects, scholars, and tourists across the globe.

Orissan ancient temple history begin from 6th century AD - Lakhaneswar temple at Bhubaneswar and the artistic form developed in time being and Finished at 13th century AD - Sun temple at Konark. But there is lot and lot of character in the ancient temples which show their mighty back ground history of orissan prosperous art and architect and the language of stone which defeated the language of human.

The ancient temple architect in Indian is divided into 4 categories such as:

  • Nagara style - North Indian style
  • Besar style - central and west Indian style.
  • Gopuram - South Indian style
  • Orissan temple style-Orissa.

 

This is the indigenous temple architect edict over the main gate of Brihedeswari temple - at Hollal near Belary of Karnataka state.

Orissan temple design categorized of three such as Rekha (main temple - semi curvilinear design ), Piddha (dancing hall, offering hall) and Khakarmundi (normally sakti goddess temple).

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, meet our representative at airport / railway station and transfer to hotel.

Afternoon if time desire visit the ancient live temple Parasurameswar (7th century AD).

Where one can enjoy the early state of temple architect and iconography of sapta Matrika, thousand shiva shires, Lakulisa, and many more - non Hindus are allowed.

Return back to hotel for overnight staying.

Day 02: Temple Tour-Bhubaneswar

Day begin with Mangal arati at Muketwar temple -9th century AD, this is the only temple in Orissa where outside and inside both have carved such as many unique feature, Bidalas, Egyptian art form, story of pancha tantra, main goal of life and inside carving such as astha matruka, quality of a female and many more non Hindus are allowed.

Lingaraj temple (11th century AD) - 55mt height in side compound 32 big and small temple - worth to visit - allow only for Hindu people / non hindu people can visit the temple on the top of platform.

Vaital temple- (8th century AD, Khakaramundi temple) dedicate for the Sakti cult Chamunda. Outside of temple wall excursion the mixing forms of Shiva and parvati, human sacrifies poll. non Hindus are allowed.

Rajarani temple- (11th century AD) like Besar style (central Indian temple architecture).

Beautiful carving 8 dikpals and outside beautiful garden by ASI.

Overnight : stay in the same hotel at Bhubaneswar.

Day 03: Yogini Temple-Chaurasi-Konark

After breakfast checkout and proceed to visit the Yogini temple (9th century AD) at Hirapur. Excursion the 64 category of mother cult with different vehicle and different hair style. non Hindus are allowed.

Yogini temple: was the place of sacrifies and worship of tantrisim. Out 4 yogini temple Hirapur is one of them.

Then after proceed to Chaurasi (8th century AD). enjoy the package lunch at Chaurasi and witness the Barahi temple (Khakaramundi temple) at there.

Then to Konark, upon arrival Konark check in a decent hotel (run by govt).

Evening enjoy the illumination of famous sun temple from outside.

Day 04: Konark-Puri

Excursion the world famous Konark - sun temple - 13th century AD (World Heritage Monument-UNESCO). And witness the language of stone. non Hindus are allowed.

Then after drive to Puri check in a nice hotel on beach. Afternoon visit the local beach market.

Day 05: Puri

Visit the famous Jagannath temple (12th century AD)- allow only for Hindu people / non hindu people can visit the temple on the top of old library .

And the other temple and many more inside and outside of puri temple.

Afternoon visit the artisian village through typical countryside road.

Then to Hanuman temple at village siruli. Where god Hanuman having with his mother - ANJANA.

Free evening for self.

Day 06: Puri-Departure

Departure for Bhubaneswar to board the flight for onward destination.

Tour concludes :

Note: we can arrange your travel to the other destination of temple tour such as: The Biranchi Narayan temple at Buguda, Yogini temple at Ranipur-Jharial etc.

Tour price depends upon the type of hotel, transport, number of persons and duration of the trip.

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