Odisha is well known for rich cultural heritage sites, architecture and Hindu temples, The state also house one of the four of Vaishnav sites known as great Char Dham piligrim sites for Hindus, Jagannath Puri. Here is the list of most famous Hindu temples of Odisha.
Shree Jagannatha Temple is the main pilgrimage destination in Odisha and part of one of the holiest Hindu Char Dham sites. The Puri temple is most famous for annual Ratha yatra with three chariots of Balabhadra, Subhadra and Jagannatha.
Lingaraja Temple is one of the oldest temple of Lord Shiva in Bhubaneswar and also the most prominent landmark of Bhubaneswar and a major tourist attractions of Odisha.
Konark Sun Temple is dedicated to the God Surya and the monument is the symbol of India’s heritage site. The stunning monument is well known tourist attractions of Orissa and venue for five day dance festival held in december every year.
Mukteshwar Temple is one of the most popular temple of Lord Shiva in Bhubaneswar city and a monument of importance in Odisha. The torana or the arched gateway of Mukteshvara Temple is prominent tourist attractions along with Rajarani Temple and Lingaraj temple.
Taratarini Temple is a Shakti Peetha located at the bank of the river Rushikulya and recognize as four major Shakti Peethas in India.
Cuttack Chandi Temple located near the banks of Mahanadi river and the goddess popularly called as Maa Katak Chandi. The temple is popular for the Durga Puja and Kali Puja during the Navratri and Vijayadashami.
Chausathi Jogini Temple is situated in Hirapur and the complex is maintained by Archaeological Survey of India.
Brahmeswara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and a must visit Hindu temples in Odisha, built with traditional architectural methods of wood carving.
Rajarani Temple locally known as a love temple is the renowned temples in Bhubaneswar, maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Ram Mandir at Bhubaneswar is the well known Ram temple in India housing beautiful images of Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman and Goddess Sita.
Gundicha Temple is the destination of the annual Rath Yatra of Puri and known as the Garden House of Jagannath. The temple lies at a distance of 3 km from the main temple of Jagannath.
Ananta Vasudeva Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and an important Vaishnava temple in Bhubaneswar city.
Baitala Deula is dedicated to Goddess Chamunda and locally known as Tini-mundia deula. It’s an ancient Hindu temple of Khakara style located at the Bhubaneswar.
Mausi Maa Temple is a small temple dedicated to Goddess Ardhashini and venue of the return journey of Ratha yatra festival.
Parashurameshvara Temple is dedicated to Great God Lord Shiva and one among the Parashurameshvara group of temples. The temple of Parashurameshvara is the most prominent tourist attractions in the city of Bhubaneswar and also in the state of Odisha.
Another most famous temple of Odisha also include Nrusinghanath, the great temple of Odisha, situated at the foot hills of Gandhamardhan Hill near Bargarh also home to famous Nrusinghanath waterfall.