Bhubaneswar is capital of Orissa. The city derives its name on the name of Lord Shiva known as Tribuhuvaneswara or “Lord of the Three Worlds”. Bhubaneswar is the place known for its Orissan style temple building activities over a period of over one thousand years. It forms an integral link between the holy city of Puri and Konark, which is famous for tourists, who visit to pay their homage to the religious, cultural and natural wonders that found here. It attracts a flurry of tourist’s every year from all over the world. Bhubaneswar is famous for its magnificent sculptures and architectural heritage, which make this city, one of the great religious centers of Orissa.
By Air: Bhubaneswar is well connected to other cities via Air. Biju Patnaik Airport is known as Bhubaneswar Airport, is the only major domestic airport in Orissa. It is situated 3 km south of the city. There are regular flights to many destinations across India.
By Train: Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS) is one of the main stations in India. It is located in the city center and is connected to major cities of the country such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai,etc.
By Road: Bhubaneswar is well connected via road to other major cities.The Bhubaneswar Bus Station is situated at Barmunda, 8 km from the city centre and OSRTC and other private operators run a regular fleet of buses connecting Bhubaneswar to various cities in Orissa.
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Distance from Bhubaneshwar to nearby cities/places:
Orissa – Cuttack – 33 km
Orissa – Jagatsinghpur – 35 km
Orissa – Dhenkanal – 54 km
Orissa – Kendrapara – 67 km
Orissa – Nayagarh – 78 km
Orissa – Puri- 87 km
Orissa – Angul – 99 km
Orissa – Bhadrak – 114 km
Orissa – Balasore – 139 km
Orissa – Chhatrapur – 149 km