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Temples of Orissa
Temples of Orissa

The landscape of Orissa is dotted with a large number of temples. The temples of Orissa conform to the Indo Aryan Nagara style of architecture, with distinctive features specific to this region. The best known of these are the Lingaraja temple at Bhubaneshwar, Jagannath Temple at Puri and the Sun Temple at Konark.

Orissa Temple History and Architecture: Orissa is a treasure trove of ancient monuments. Browse through their history and the elements of Orissa temple architecture. purirath.jpg (28681 bytes) Bhubaneshwar the city of Temples:  Around the vast Bindu Sagar lake, are several temples, the largest of which is the Lingaraja Temple enshrining Lingaraja or Krittivasas.
Puri - the ancient pilgrimage center: The colossal Jagannath temple known as the white pagoda enshrines Krishna, Subhadra and Balarama in the temple town of Puri. Konark - Sun Temple : The Black Pagoda or the huge sun temple of Konark, now in ruins is designed in the form of a chariot with 24 wheels. The Orissa Temple Index: Browse through this pointer to over one hundred temples of Orissa.