Bhaskareshwar Temple

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Overview

Bhaskareshwar Temple is situated at Tankapani road, Bhubaneswar, state of Odisha. The famous shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.  The temple is located a few kilometers west of the Megheswar, another popular shrine in Orissa. 
 
The Bhaskareswar temple houses a huge Siva lingam, which is about nine feet tall and has a circumference of 12.5 feet. The temple built in 7th century AD. The traditional architectural style of the temples of Orissa, Bhaskareswar temple is situated amidst lush greenery, which gives the devotees a serene ambience.
 
 It is a double storied temple with a tall linga which was said to be features of a mutilated Buddhist stupa-said to be built on a Buddhist monument. To reach the top of the linga, and to perform ritualistic worship, the bada is built in two tiers, the upper tier, approachable by a flight of steps against the northern wall of the lower tier, is pierced with a door on the West side; the lower one looks like a platform and is provided with four doorways, one on each side, leading to the floor of the sanctum. Both the tiers are pancharatha on plan and have five-fold divisions.
 
A number of Ashokan edicts and a Stupa are lying in the close proximity with the Bhaskareshwar Temple at Tankapani road.
 
Temple Timing : 6am to 6pm
 
How to Reach,
Nearest Railway Station : Bhubaneswar Railway Station 
 
Nearest Airport ; Biju patnaik airport 
 

Location

Country
India
State
Odisha
City
Cuttack
Location
Padamal
Address
Bhaskareshwar Temple,Tankapani Road, Bhubaneswar, Odisha - 751002
Contact Info
Phone: 91 674 243 2177
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Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Bhaskareshwar Temple,Tankapani Road, Bhubaneswar
Nearest Railway Station
Bhubaneswar (BBS)
Nearest Airport
Biju Patnaik Airport
IN
latitude : 20.244400020 longitude :85.817802430
Corporation : Bhubaneswar
GPS Code : VEBS
Open Year
7th century AD
Architect
traditional architectural style
Visiting Hours
6am to 6pm

Nearest Places

  • Dhauligiri, of a hill with another name as Dhauli is situated on the river Daya Banks, is 8 km away from the area south of Bhubaneswar, the capital of Orissa Unionsstaates. You will find magnificent Edikte of Ashoka Prägungen in a mass of Gestein in Dhauli, in addition to the track to the hill of the Summit. It was believed that the battlefield of Kalinga Dhauli Hill was the war. The Wonderful Shanti Stupa, or peace Pagode is also to be found h

  • Bhaskareshwar Temple is situated at Tankapani road, Bhubaneswar, state of Odisha. The famous shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.  The temple is located a few kilometers west of the Megheswar, another popular shrine in Orissa. 

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