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Where ancient and modern co-exist: Chitrakarini temple.

Though Bhubaneswar is essentially identified as a Shaivite destination, Shaktism is also celebrated... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2019
AdyashaD1
Small yet beautiful Hindu temple open to foreigners

When catching a glance from the viewing platform into Lingaraja Temple (which is off limits for... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2017
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Mar 28, 2019
“Where ancient and modern co-exist: Chitrakarini temple.”
Jan 30, 2019
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Reviewed March 28, 2019

Though Bhubaneswar is essentially identified as a Shaivite destination, Shaktism is also celebrated in some temples here. Chitrakarini is an exquisite though relatively anonymous temple close to the famed Lingaraj temple.Uniquely displaying the Nagara style of temple architecture,the four shrines have unique vimanas. I was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

This temple is close to Lingaraja temple and Chamunda Devi is worshipped here. Great architecture and carvings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deepa v
Reviewed November 30, 2017

When catching a glance from the viewing platform into Lingaraja Temple (which is off limits for non-Hindus) don't miss neighboring Chitrakarini Temple. You get a close up look at exquisite carvings with the scent of burning incense putting you into a contemplating mood.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank erdenkind
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Chitrakarini Temple is a Hindu Religious Place in Bhubaneswar, Orissa .The Presiding Deity is Chamunda Devi & the Significance belongs to the Later Group temples of Orissa.This Place all in a temple city Bubaneswar..

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed March 30, 2016

Bhubaneshwar is a city of 300 temples where you need to play Temple run. Another soothing temple where you can listen to Vedic chants.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Anand2107
Reviewed March 16, 2016

The Kalinga architecture with Nagara style temple is well preserved with manicured gardens enhancing the sublime stone carved sculptures of the shrine, thanks to the efforts of Archeological Survey of India (ASI). Lingaraj teme and Chtrakarini teme share the common boundary wall and one can...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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