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20 Attractions to Explore Near Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex
Lalitagiri Buddhist ComplexLalitagiri, Odisha 754206, India

This is a major Buddhist complex in the Indian state of Odisha. Lalaitgiri is a part of Pushpagiri university located on top of hills of the same names. Lalitagiri is a major center of Buddhism hemmed between the Parabhadi and Landa sandstone hills in the standalone Assian hill range.

Nearby Attractions

Madhusudan Das House
Madhusudan Das House24.78 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Madhusudan Das was the first graduate and advocate of odisha. He was instrumental in creation of Province of Orissa . His house is very famous and there is a statue of him.

baldevjew temple
baldevjew temple28.55 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Shri Baldev Jew temple situated in Ichhapur, 5kms from Kendrapara Town. Here one can see the beautiful temple with other small temples in its side exhibiting the architectural marvel of the ancient Odisha. Lord Baladev is the main deity worshipped in the temple along with his brother and sister. An idol representing Tulasi as Goddess in a seated position is also present after the sacred seven steps.

Gorekhnath Temple (ଗୋରେଖନାଥ
Gorekhnath Temple (ଗୋରେଖନାଥ30.61 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

This is a Hindu temple in Odisha. baba Goraknath is the follower of Matsyendranath, the founder of the Nath tradition. It is a popular place in Jagatsinghpur and is said that Baba Gorak Nath has performed meditation in this place.

 Maa Sarala Temple
Maa Sarala Temple34.79 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

It is one of the eight most famous Shakta shrines of Odisha. In Hindu culture, 'Maa Sarala' is a Goddess who acts as a patron of the followers of Vaishnav and Shakta.The current temple is approximately 500 years old, and was built by the Raja of Manijanga. The remnants of the old temple are not visible, but folklore suggests that it was sited at Badasarol.

ଧବଳେଶ୍ଵର ମନ୍ଦିର Dhabaleswara Temple
ଧବଳେଶ୍ଵର ମନ୍ଦିର Dhabaleswara Temple47.70 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Dhabaleswar is popular for the temple of Lord Shiva that stands on a hillock in the middle of river Mahanadi. Located in an island on the river near Mancheswar village of Athagarh block, 37 km from Cuttak. the temple is embellished with stone carvings that date back to the early 10th and 11th century. It is said King Purusottam Dev established the temple in the middle of river Mahanadi so that his queen Padmabati could worship Shiva.

Baba Akhandalamani Temple
Baba Akhandalamani Temple48.64 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Akhandalamani Temple is the abode of Lord Shiva. The chief interest of the place is its Akhandalamanilegendary history for which it shares a significant position in the tourism of Bhadrak. As the history runs, king Niladri Samara Singha Mohapatra started worshipping the God Akhandalamani some 350 years ago, when the black glazed granite stone was found underground and the king dreamt of the god.

Nandankanan Zoological Park
Nandankanan Zoological Park49.40 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Nandankanan Zoological Park is located 20 kms ahead of the capital city Bhubaneswar in Orissa. By sprawling across dense and tranquil forests of Chandaka, Nandankanan serves the first captive gharial breeding center of India. The name that literally means the "Garden of Pleasure" is the most picturesque park to bring an opportunity to discover unique flora and fauna flourishing in their most natural habitat.

Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)
Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)51.92 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

The loftiest peak of Kapilas range enshrines the temple of Lord Shiva, i.e. Chandrasekhar, at a height of about 457 meters. The place is identified with Kailash, the legendary abode of Lord Shiva. A flight of 1,351 steps and a ghat road leads to the temple. Thousands of devout souls throng to Kapilas on Mahasivaratri, the night consecrated to Lord Shiva, in the month of February-March. The hill has several caves and as well as the ruins of a mediaeval fort which are regularly visited by pilgrims

Jagannath Temple Gopalpur
Jagannath Temple Gopalpur52.53 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Jagannath Temple is situated on the banks of the river Mandakini. Built by Shri Uddhab Narandra in 1363, this 90 ft tall, exquisite temple enshrines three images of 5 ft inch each. The temple follows the same rituals as that of Puri. The temple premises offer breathtaking views of the Mainaka and Dhanya range of mountains. There is a fascinating story behind the installation of this temple. Shri Uddhab Narandra, the erstwhile ruler of Ranapur, was an ardent devotee of Lord Jagannath of Puri.

Paradip Port
Paradip Port 55.30 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Paradip Port is a natural, deep-water port on the East coast of India in Jagatsinghpur. It is situated at confluence of the Mahanadi river ad the Bay of Bengal. It is situated 210 nautical miles south of Kolkata and 260 nautical miles north of Visakhapatnam.

Chausathi Jogini Temple
Chausathi Jogini Temple56.27 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Chausathi Jogini Temple is situated in a hamlet called Hirapur. The temple is believed to be built by the Queen Hiradevi of Bramha dynasty during the 9th century. It's built in a circular fashion, completely put together with blocks of Sandstone. The inside of the circular wall has cavities, each housing the statue of a Goddess. There are around 56 such idols, made of black granite, inscribed within the wall cavities, centring on the main idol which is the Goddess Kali.

 Bhubaneswar Temple
Bhubaneswar Temple58.75 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Bhubaneswar the temple city of India is the capital of Orissa. It is believed that there were about 7000 temples in Ekamra Vana of Bhubaneswar . Reminiscence of the days of yore dating back to the 6th century.Satrughaneswar and laxamaneswar temple to the gigantic Lingaraj temple of the 11th century are available in the old township .Centuries of temple building activity continued well in to the 12th and 13th century in the shape of Anant Basudev temple on the southeast of the Bindu Sarovar Tank

Rameswar Temple
Rameswar Temple58.94 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

This is a very old temple in Bhubaneswar, Khordha. It is located from 2 km distance from Lingaraj shrine. The architecture of this temple is a wonder of the ancient age.

ହୁକିଟୋଲା ଦ୍ବୀପ | Hukitola Island
ହୁକିଟୋଲା ଦ୍ବୀପ | Hukitola Island59.58 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

An island located in Odisha which was formed from silt deposits. There is a building on the island, which was constructed by british. In late 2013, the building began to be renovated by the State Archaeological Department, with the goal of making it into an Eco tourist spot.

Varahi Devi Temple
Varahi Devi Temple60.76 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Varahi. This temple was built in the first quarter of 10th century AD during Somavamsi rule. Locally known as Matsya Varahi, the presiding deity Goddess Varahi sits in lalitasana on a plain platform with her right foot resting on the buffalo mount carved on the pedestal. She is presented as the pot-bellied goddess with the face of a boar.

Bhitarkanika National Park
Bhitarkanika National Park60.76 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

​​​​​​​Bhitarkanika, lying in the estuarine region of Brahmani-Baitarani rivers in the North-Eastern corner of the Kendrapara district of Odisha, is the second-largest viable mangrove eco-system of India. This huge area of mangrove forests and wetlands is intersected by a network of creeks with Bay of Bengal on the East. It houses some 215 species of birds, including wetland migrants from central-Asia and Europe, menacing saltwater or estuarine crocodiles, and a lot of other fauna species are th

Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves
Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves60.85 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves are partly natural and partly artificial caves of archaeological, historical and religious importance near the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha. The caves are situated on two adjacent hills, Udayagiri and Khandagiri, mentioned as Kumari Parvata . They have a number of finely and ornately carved caves built during 2nd-century BCE. It is believed that most of these caves were carved out as residential blocks for Jain monks. Udayagiri means "Sunrise Hill" and has 18 cav

Dhauli
Dhauli61.67 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Dhauli Giri is the site, on whose plains Kalinga War was fought. Adorned with a rock edict erected by the great emperor Ashoka of Maurya Dynasty, the hills are located on the banks of the Daya River. Seeing the Daya River that had turned to red by the Kalingan martyrs, Ashoka renounced war and embraced Buddhism. The bloodshed led Ashoka to change his mind, after which he laid down the weapons of violence and accepted a life of Ahimsa in the form of Buddhism.

Maa mangala temple
Maa mangala temple65.92 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Goddess Mangala is the presiding deity of this temple. Built in 15th century, the temple is a symbol of the ancient heritage of Kalinga. According to legend, the Goddess Mangala kept herself hidden under the waters of the River Prachi. One day a boatman was unable to cross the river in full spate when Maa Mangala told him in a dream to recover her from the middle of the river and establish her in the village of Mangalapur. He dived and recovered goddess idol and built the temple.

Anshupa Lake
Anshupa Lake69.12 KMs away from Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex

Ansupa Lake is a freshwater lagoon in Odisha. The lake sprawls an area of 141-hectare and is renowned as one of the largest lakes in Odisha. Ansupa boasts an astonishing setting amidst nature that is ideal for sightseeing. The scenic surroundings of this place comprise lofty hills with luxuriant greenery on one side and the pristine water lake adorned with flourishing flowers and other water plants.