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Gurudwara Singh Sabha is a revered place of worship for the Sikh community in Bhubaneswar. Apart from the worshipers, people from all walks of life visit this place for its cultural importance and serene ambiance. There are accommodation options available inside the complex for nominal rates. This holy abode stands as a major landmark in the region which see a large number of pilgrims daily as it's the seat of the reputed Golden Triangle of Temples in East India (Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark). Nearby attractions include Ram Mandir and Church of Christ.
Part of the Swosti Group, Swosti Travels is a premier tour company in Bhubaneswar. Right from airline and rail ticket booking, vehicle rentals, documentation for international travel, planning corporate and social events to arranging personalized or group packages for domestic and international tours; you name it and they will offer an exceptional service. This certified company has an ever-growing clientèle due to its constant effort to achieve customer satisfaction.
Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) is one of the leading educational institutions in the country. It has churned out some of the finest brains in the field of planning and management and still continues to do so. The Bhubaneswar campus is located right next to the Gridco Head Office. For further details about the institution and its facilities contact the number provided.
Regarded as the Bhubaneswar's oldest university, Utkal University has set a benchmark in the standard of education. The university takes pride in being one of the biggest affiliated universities in India banked with largest number of educational departments. Besides focusing on academics, the university also encourages active participation of students in sports and other inter-collegiate events held regularly in the campus. Needless to say, that this institute has produced some of the brightest minds that have contributed to the nation's progress.
Bhubaneswar is one of the oldest cities in India and is still maintaining its archaic value in style with the well-preserved monuments that radiate past glory. The old town area around the picturesque Bindusagar Lake is replete with ancient temples majestically displaying the architectural patterns of the Kalingan era. The mighty Lingaraj Temple is one of the 'Golden Triangle of Temples', with Puri's celebrated Jagannath Temple and Konark's resplendent Sun Temple being the other two. The city is also home to some of the most veritable village and tribal handicrafts. 'Pattachithra' (paintings on processed fabrics) of Raghurajpur, Applique work of Pipli, 'Dokhra' (ancient metal casting technique) and cotton dress materials from inner villages, all present themselves as genuine attributes of this adorable city. Their distinct cuisine, featuring mildly spiced seafood dishes and dairy products, have inspired almost the entire eastern region of India. Accessible from all major cities of the country, Bhubaneswar will charm visitors with its easy going self.
Shree Sudarshan, an eminent sculpture artist of Odisha, has won many accolades for his creations and his passion for reviving this traditional art. The Arts and Crafts Village established by this artist in 1991, is a Gurukul (residential school) of art where students can hone their skills in traditional Odisha sculpture. The center houses a library, workshop, tool room and seminar space. Visitors can catch a glimpse of the master's creations as well as his students works exhibited in the art gallery and showroom. The delicately carved wood, stone and fibre-glass sculpture works showcased here are simply breathtaking.
Founded in 1919, Ramakrishna Math is an active center of spiritual and communal harmony. Dedicated to the mystic saint Ramakrishna Paramahans, this center caters to a wide range of social and literary responsibilities. There is a peaceful temple in the premise with an eye-catching statue of Ramakrishna Paramahans. The library and reading room facilities are also made well use of by the inmates and students from the High School which lies in the same compound. The prevailing calm and the spiritual vibrancy of this place soothes the frayed nerves.
Located next to the main gate of Ramakrishna Math, Vivekananda Library is a preferred haven of the city's intelligentsia. With an awesome assortment of books from various fields, this library attracts students, youth and older generation alike. Established in 1963, as an in-house facility of the monastery, the library has state-of-the-art audio visual facilities for interactive learning particularly aimed at students. Apart from the worldly and 'other-worldly' collection of knowledge, they regularly host seminars and workshops.