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Dhauli Giri Hills

8 km south of Bhubaneswar Centre, Bhubaneswar, India
+91 98476 23028
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“peace pagoda” (43 reviews)
“lord buddha” (36 reviews)
“kalinga war” (59 reviews)
8 km south of Bhubaneswar Centre, Bhubaneswar, India
+91 98476 23028

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

I found it to be just an average temple. You make skip this one. Its similar to the peace pagoda in Darjeeling, similar architecture, similar environment. Refer photos.

Thank devanshdugar888
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha is located near the site where the famous Kalinga war was fought 2000 years ago that changed the course of Indias history. After the fierce battle Emperor Asoka converted to Buddhism and spread it across Asia.

Thank Bibhu A
Reviewed April 2, 2017

A serene place near Bhubaneswar....said to be the battleground of Kalinga war.The Shanti Stupa or Peace Pagoda is an amazing sight.All history buffs must visit this place.After watching the bloodbath in the Kalinga war,King Ashoka renounced war and became Ashoka the Great.He developed Dhauligiri into...More

Thank shyamsundar s
Reviewed April 1, 2017

An isolated monument outside Bhubaneswar, this site is recommended in colder months. Bare feet walk on Marble steps are excruating.

1  Thank Diptendu B
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Please ensure that you arrange for your journey back to your hotel before you start the trip as options of conveyance back are limited as it's outside the city. Dhauligiri is situated on a hilltop and it's quite peaceful at the top inspite of the...More

1  Thank KARAN A
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Glimpses of touches of Emperor Ashoka in the history of Orissa is clearly seen by visiting this Stupa. This stupa is built at the site of Kalinga war where thousands of people lost their lives and site of death and killings converted Ashoka to a...More

Thank rambha b
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Here in this place you can find the statue of buddha. Here also a siva temple situated. In this place king Ashok changed in to sage after the battle. This place situated near Daya river

Thank Ajitku
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

nyc place but don't go there in summer... u have to climb the stairs bare foot... so its hot... u have to face the sun directly

Thank Anjana G
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Beautiful statues of lord Buddha which are at a great height and gives a nice scenic view of the whole city too.

Reviewed March 22, 2017

Great Place to go with family and look at ancient scriptures from king Ashoka era in Pali script. The Buddhist Stupa on hills and the light and sound show is worth an experience

Thank pandaasish
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Raj T
July 28, 2017|
Response from Diptendu B | Reviewed this property |
8 KM in straight road from Biju Pattnaik Airport. But cur will take 13-15 km depending upon traffic.
Dony F
July 8, 2017|
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Response from ziaur2k | Reviewed this property |
Just google search on Exotic Orissa , a Govt Approved Travel Agent and contact Mr. Tanmaya Das ... A nice travel agent ...He will u pick up u from BBSR Airport and also Drop U ..and he offers very cheap rate ...He has given... More