Bhubaneshwar is a beautiful and developed city of Odisha, and also the capital of the state. It has a rich past spanning 3,000 years?. The Kalinga architecture can be seen in the old temples and monuments in Old Bhubaneshwar. The new city was designed in 1946 by a German architect named Otto Konigsberger. Three most important industries here are tourism, private education, and information technology. Almost the entire workforce is in the services sector (95.67%). Software export of this state is increasing by the extent of 17% per annum. One can visit various religious places, museums, and natural places in and around Bhubaneshwar.
Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity
Bhubaneswar Airport is named Biju Patnaik Airport. It is one of the busiest airports of India, where traffic increased at the rate of 19.9% on a year-on-year basis. A new domestic terminal has been inaugurated recently. The old terminal has been upgraded and is used solely for international flights. Facilities available in the airport include baggage services, book stalls, eating joints, snack bars, handicraft stalls, duty-free shops, among others. Some of the most popular airlines available here are Air India, JetKonnect, Jet Airways, and IndiGo. Popular destinations by air include Kolkata, Delhi, Patna, Vishakhapatnam, Mumbai, Lucknow, Coimbatore, etc. Taxis and private buses are available from the airport to reach nearest destinations. Railway station is located only 5 km away from the airport.
More Information on Bhubaneshwar
This city is spread over 151.96 square miles, having a population of 881,988. Prevalent languages are Oriya, Hindi, and English.
Must-visit places include:
- Old town
- Khandagiri and Udayagiri
- Mukteshwara Temple
- Deras Dam
- Bindu Sarovar
- Nandankanan Zoo
- Odisha State Museum
- Dhauli Giri
- Sri Sri Krishna Balarama Mandir
- Rajarani Temple
- Museum of Tribal Art & Artifacts
You can enjoy Bhubaneshwar best from October to March.