Temples in Orissa
Temples often greatly vary in their appearance, rituals, traditions, festivals and customs from region to region. Temples in eastern state of Orissa.
The most world famous temples i.e. Jagannath temple at Puri, Sun temple at Konark, Lingaraj temple at Bhubaneswar are found in Orissa. These temples are over 1200 years old. In Bhubaneswar, around 10,000 temples are present which represents strong Hinduism in Orissa. Bhubaneswar is known as temple city (mandira malini nagri) of India
See also : List of temples in Bhubaneswar
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