Bhubaneshwar is the capital of Orissa state is known as Temple City of India.It is the largest city of Orissa and is known for its superb architectural and sculptural legacy. It is the gateway city to the holy Dham of Jagganath Puri. World famous Konark temple makes the this place a top tourist attraction in the eastern region. The city has a tropical savanna climate.
The old city’s spiritual centre is around Bindu Sagar where, from the thousands that once stood here, 50-odd stone temples remain, survivors from the heyday of Orissan medieval temple architecture. The city is also a base for day trips to Dhauli, Konark, Nandankanan Zoological Park and Cuttack.