The Lingaraja temple is the largest temple in Bhubaneswar and it is one of the oldest and largest temples of the ‘Temple City of India’ – Orissa. Build in the architectural style of Kalinga, the temple not only attracts religious devotees but also the historians.
The idol of Lingaraj usually represents Lord Shiva, but dedicated to Harihara The combined form of both the Gods is referred to as Harihara. Bindu Sagar a lare lake touches the temple from one side believes it is having healing powers. Non-Hindus are not allowed to enter the premises, thus they can see the magnificent structure from a platform outside the temple. Shivratri is the main festival of the temple.
How to go : Train route 786 km from Vijayawada via, Rajahmundry- number of trains available from main Railway station cities of Andhra Pradesh
From Bhuvaneswar - Lingaraj temple (14 km) local buses or Taxis from the city of Bhubaneshwar
Official website : www.lordlingaraj.org.in