is the capital city of the East Indian state of Orissa.
A historic city, Bhubaneswar was the capital of ancient
Kalinga kingdom and also a stronghold of the Shaivites.
Bhubaneswar is now a centre for commercial and religious
activities. The town is dotted with over 500 temples,
prominent among them include Lingraj temple, Mukteshwar
temple, Rajarani temple, Parashurameswar temple and
Vaital temple. Besides temples, Bhubaneswar houses
other attractions such as Orissa state museum, Tribal
museum, Orissa Modern Art Gallery, Pathani Samanta
Planetarium and Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves. Bhubaneswar,
a flourishing centre for art and culture is famous
for the appliqué work of Pipli, Ikat sarees, Bidri
ware and cane furniture. Bhubaneswar is also the
birth place for the world famous Odissi dance form.
Bhubaneswar Railway Junction
Station Code BBS
Arrival and Departure Enquiry
136, 0674 - 2532233, 2534434 to 37
Reservation Enquiry 0674
- 2534434 to 37
Station Details Bhubaneswar
railway station is one of the major rail heads
of Orissa. The railway station is under the administrative
control of South Eastern Railways. Bhubaneswar
railway station is connected to rest of the country
by several express and mail trains. Some of the
important pass through the railway station include
Falaknuma Express, Visakha Express, East Coast
Express, Coromandal Express and Utkal Express.
Bhubaneswar railway station is located in the city
centre, and easily accessible from the city. The
main bus stand is situated at Barmunda, at a distance
of 8 km. Close to the railway station many hotels
offer comfortable stay to guests.
Bhubaneswar railway station is
equipped with amenities like
waiting room, retiring room,
cloak room, computerized reservation
office, refreshment room (vegetarian and non vegetarian),
water cooler, book stall and telephone booth.
Distances of major landmarks Airport
(7.2 km), Orissa State Museum (2 km), Tribal Museum
(2.6 km), Lingraj Temple (4.6 km), Mukteshwar Temple
(3.6 km), Cuttack (25 km), Konark (58 km), Puri
(55 km), Berhampur (172 km), and Kolkata (435 km).