MukteshwarTemple, Bhubaneswar

Marvel at a dream set in sandstone at MukteshwarTemple, a landmark complex and a jewel of Odisha architecture. With terraced 10.6 m (35 ft) tall spires, this compact architectural ensemble displays some excellent Kalinga architecture, which heralded a new era at the time of construction. Built in the mid-10th century, this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is covered with carved figures of ascetics in different meditative positions. Exquisitely carved sculptures and arch entrances, as well as diamond-shaped, latticed windows, are surrounded by depictions of monkeys adorning the main porch. Walk around the temple and you'll feel like time is slowing down, as the sunlight begins to change color against the masterfully carved sandstone. Use our Bhubaneswar road trip tool to add MukteshwarTemple and other attractions to your Bhubaneswar vacation plans.
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  • This temple is accessible to non-Hindus and is a small architectural marvel, I think of the famous arch and the sculptures that adorn it. In addition, it is located in a very nice setting.
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  • Another temple from the temple city ,better know for its cultural programs ,which are often watched by many in the evening hours . A nice place to sit down and relax . Highly recommended during winter...  more »
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