The smart city Bhubaneswar is the capital of Indian state Odisha, the name of this city is based on the Hindu God Lord Shiva, Lord Shiva is known as Tribuhuvaneswara or "Lord of the Three Worlds or Universe". Bhubaneswar is also known as the Temple City, because here thousands of Hindu temples of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Ganesh, Krishna and other Hindu gods and goddess are present those are very stunning, "Lingaraja Temple" is one of the famous temple located in Bhubaneswar. On the year 1948 the foundation of the modern Bhubaneswar city was laid and after that this city grow up in a rapid speed Now Bhubaneswar was planned to build as a modern smart city, the structure is very beautiful with wide roads, beautiful gardens and public parks etc. is designed by famous German architect 'Mr. Otto Konigsberger'. It's planned to grow in near feature over the next few decades.
Nandankanan Zoological Park, Dhauli Hiils, Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves, Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple etc. places are very famous tourist places located in Bhubaneswar but apart from these, each and every part of Bhubaneswar have something unique for visitors, if you are a tourist and want something special experience in your Bhubaneswar Tour then leave your hotel early morning and walk with your camera in different streets and lanes of Bhubaneswar city, the more you explore this city you get more exciting things and places. Also 'Jagannath Dham Puri' is nearer to this city, so tourist those visited Bhubaneswar they can easily enjoy the Puri Tour. Odisha Tourism and other tour and travel service providers of Odisha provides excellent Bhubaneswar Tour Packages and Puri Tour Packages those are very beneficial for tourist.
Well in smart city tourist get modern facilities during their tour, most of the tourists go for tours with the aim to get maximum enjoyment. For that in the modern city Bhubaneswar exciting places are present as example night bars, pops, disco, five star luxury Hotels in Bhubaneswar, rocking music consults etc. along with that on Puri Beach special beach parties and annual Puri Beach Festivals are organized to provide high end of satisfaction for tourist.
Most of the tourist those Visit Bhubaneswar they also like to Visit Puri and stay there for some days to enjoy the life in Puri.
Bhubaneswar is the city which is well connected through air. Biju Patnaik Airport is the main domestic airport and located about 3km far from the city. Travelers can get various flights to various places such as Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata to Bhubaneswar flights and many more which will ease the trouble of how to reach Bhubaneswar thought. Now, this airport is going to be international and connects to other countries as well. Nearest Airport: Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar.
Bhubaneswar Railway Station is the main railway of the city and situated in the center of city. Superfast trains and passengers trains are easily available from this station. You can get trains to Guwahati, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and many more. Travelers can also get more railway station in the city which is also easy to reach with the availability of various public transports.
To reach in and around the city, you can get various modes such as buses, taxi and auto rickshaw. Bhubaneswar Bus Station is 8 km from the city and you can get buses which are operated by Orissa State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC). Private buses are also easily available from there.
Bhubaneswar has a tropical savanna climate, designated Aw under the Koppen climate classification. The annual mean temperature is 27.4 0C (81.3 0F); monthly mean temperatures are 22-32 0C (72-90 0F).
Rains brought by the Bay of Bengal branch of the south west summer monsoon lash Bhubaneswar between June and September, supplying it with most of its annual rainfall of 1,542 mm (61 in). The highest monthly rainfall total, 330 mm (13 in), occurs in August.
This city witnesses scorching summers which are hot and humid. Summer season is usually starts from March to May which is dry. The best time to visit Bhubaneswar is summer when people prefer comfortable and light cloths to beat the heat. Temperature touches above 450C during these days. In April and May, sudden afternoon thunderstorms are seen.
Climate of the city is moderate. Monsoon starts from June to September. During this period people can get relief from hot and harsh sun. Average annual rainfall is about 154 cm and city medium to heavy rainfalls is witnesses by the city. The best season to visit Bhubaneswar is the monsoon season when can view the scenic beauty of the city.
Winter season: Around 12 0C (54 0F) temperature is seen during December to February. October and February is the best time to visit the city as the temperature is pleasant.
To spend your time in this city you can get may renowned hotels. Hotels are well equipped and have modern facilities. The Crown, Mayfair Lagoon, Hotel Suryansh, Hotel Bari International, Empires Hotel are some of the best hotels in the city. These are the cost effective hotels which allows you stay there comfortably.
Ashokashtami comes in the month of March and the image of Lingaraja is taken from Lingaraja Temple to the Rameshwara Temple. During this period large number of devotees participates in the procession and remains for four days in Rameshwara Temple. Adivasi Mela is a fair which is organized at the end of January. Artifacts, tradition, art, culture and music are available in the fair which attracts people to come there. Durga Puja is another festival which is celebrated by the people of the city. Some other festivals in Bhubaneswar which are celebrated by the people are Jamashtami, Kali Puja and Raja Sankranti.