Dhauli Hills – A Popular Place in Odisha
Dhauli hills are very popular tourist destination in Odisha. The hills are located on the banks of the river Daya, at a distance of 8 km on south of Bhubaneswar (Capital City of Odisha). It is a hill with vast open space adjoining it, and has major edicts of Ashoka engraved on a mass of rock, by the side of the road leading to the summit of the hill, those things are attracts the tourist towards these hills. Dhauli hill is presumed to be the area where the Kalinga War was fought between Samrat Ashoka and King of Kalinga.
This place is very important because at this place the great Samrat Ashoka, changed in to ‘Dharmashoka’ from ‘Chandashoka’. According to legends the water of Daya River is said to turn red with the blood of the solder died in the battle, thousands of people died, the dead bodies of thousands of people changed the mind of Ashok, and he decided to left the war from his life and adopt Buddhism. He built several chaityas, stupas and pillars there those are still present those are saying about the Buddhism and Humanity.
Dhauli hill is very popular among the believers of Buddhism. On the top of the Dhauli hill a dazzling white peace pagoda has been built by the Japan Buddha Sangha and the Kalinga Nippon Buddha Sangha in the 1970s, many beautiful structures are made in Dhauli hill by Buddhist monks.
These hills are very popular among the tourist those are coming to visit different attractive places of Odisha. Through tours and travel agencies tourist get special tour packages. During special occasions like Buddha Jainti and other Hindu festivals, there is a huge amount of people are gathered in Dhauli hill.
These are many tour and travel agencies are present in Odisha, those offers best tour packages for all tourist places present in Odisha. Tour and Travel agencies takes all responsibilities of tourist like accommodation, transportation, food etc. So the tourist can enjoy their tip happily.
Odisha Tourism also offers special tour package for Dhauli hills. Get Dhauli hills tour package from Odisha Tourism and experience the world class service of this tour and travel agency.