The city has a history of over 3000 years. It is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre and one can find temples sprouting in every nook and corner of the city.

Lingaraj Temple

11th century

Muktesvara Temple

10th century

Vaital Deul Temple

8th century

Rajarani Temple

11th century

Parsurameswar Temple

built in 650

Ananta Vasudeva Temple

13th century

Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves

1st century

Brahmeswar Temple

9th century

Nandan Kanan Zoological Park

Yogini Temple

9th century

Shanti Stupa

peace pagoda

Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary

elephants, leopards

Chilika Lake

large lagoon

Odisha State Museum

Sishupalgarh Ruins

2500 years old

Tribal Research Museum

tribal collections