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Dhauli Giri Hills

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Address: 8 km south of Bhubaneswar Centre, Bhubaneswar, India
Phone Number: 919847623028
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Famous Battle Ground

Site of the famous Kalinga battle which saw Ashoka turn into a different person. The Dhauli hill overlooks the Daya river on whose banks the great killings happened. One of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Anannya D
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Ranchi, India
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place would have been a better visit with some gate fees to ward off casual visitors. Good quality guides are very much required to give better understanding of its history..

Thank Mohammad Yusuf H
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want to spent some time in peace and tranquility then this is the place. Buddha is worshiped here.

Thank RajuBasu
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will go back to ancient days of Indian History. You will love after reaching this place.You will get amazed by King Ashoka Dynasty.

Thank DSGuru
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very difficult to park your vehicle. I don't think it is interesting to all. On the way you can visit Ashoka edicts....

Thank RaviCherpalcheri
Ndola, Zambia
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place Dhauli Giri Hills is among top tourist destination around Bhubaneswar & Puri.This place is very worth to visit for a peaceful budhist destination situated on top of the Dhauli Giri Hills.Apart from this OTDC recently added sound & light show which is the new feather to this place.Very calm & beautiful naturally....

Thank Santosh Kumar D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

On arrival I was welcomed by Mr. Shashank Rath, Tourist Officer, Bhubaneswar. Escorted to the arena, requested to switch of the mobiles. The show started dot at 19 00 hrs. The show redefines storytelling by using lights and audio system. The narrations by the famous artist Maria Rud adding creative excellence. The show involves many popular characters and artists. The... More 

Thank Timir
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is also a must see place near Bhubaneswar. This place is famous for it's historic value where Chandashok turned to Dharmashok after a hugely bloodshed war beside 'Daya River' or 'Khoon ki Pyasi River' where almost 2 lakh people were supposed to be killed and almost double amount of people suffered from different kind of loses. This is a... More 

Thank Subhamoy-Pal
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is very near to Bhubaneswar and if you planning for a day trip in and around Bhubaneswar u can drop in this place. There is small shanti stupa build on top of small hilltop. From the stupa u can have scenic green view of paddy fields and small stream Daya river ( on the bank of river great battle... More 

Thank captarunava
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Shanti Stupa, scenic place, lovely attraction. Hill top ride. One can spend some love time at this peace Pagoda.

Thank HarshitShah
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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45 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Site of the famous Kalinga battle which saw Ashoka turn into a different person. The Dhauli hill overlooks the Daya river on whose banks the great killings happened. One of the Ashoka's rock edicts is here. Unfortunately, the taxi drivers may not know about this. You need to push the cab drivers to pay attention to the road signs which... More 

Thank Anannya D

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