Bhubaneshwar

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Bhubaneshwar (also spelt Bhubaneswar, Bhubanesar, and Bhuvanesvar) is a city located in the Orissa district of north-eastern India and flourished as a centre of Hindu worship from the 7th century CE. Its mass of well-preserved sandstone temples, all oriented around the sacred lake Bindusarowar, make it one of the most impressive ancient temple sites in the whole of India.

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  • c. 750
    The Parasurameshvara Temple is built at Bhubaneswar.
  • c. 950
    The Mukteshvara Temple is built at Bhubaneswar.
  • c. 1050
    The Lingaraja Temple is built at Bhubaneswar.
  • c. 1050
    The Rajarani Temple is built at Bhubaneswar.
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