Rajarani Temple – The Famous Tourist Attraction of Odisha
Temples are very important in Hindu culture. Temples are the places where the gods are leaving and Hindu people very much believe on god, so they try to make the temples very beautiful. Different arts and unique designs are produced on the walls of temple. Rajarani Temple is one of the unique temples present in Odisha.
Rajarani Temple is a temple located in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, India. Bhubaneswar is also known as ‘Temple City’ (as many temples are present in this city). Rajarani Temple was very old temple present since 11th-century. The Rajarani Temple is believed to have been known originally as Indreswara, the lord Shiva is the deity of this beautiful temple.
According to locally legends the temple is known as a “love temple” because of the erotic carvings of women and couples in the temple. Also it was believed that by worshiping lord Shiva girls get good life partners.
The architecture of Rajarani Temple is very impressive, it was built on a raised platform with two structures, both structures are equally important. A central shrine called the vimana with a bada over its roof rising to a height of 18 m, and a viewing hall called jagamohana with a pyramidal roof present in this temple. The Rajarani Temple was constructed of dull red and yellow sandstone locally called “Rajarani”, so people called this temple Rajarani Temple.
To explore the beauty of Rajarani Temple people from different parts of the country India and from other foreign countries come to this temple every year. These tourists visit the temple to worship the lord Shiva and explore the temples beauty.
The Rajarani Temple remains open from sunrise to sunset. The entry fee for each Indian citizen is Rs. 5.00 and for foreign visitor Rs. 100.00/ $ 2.00 each but the children below 15 years are not charged any entry fee for entering in to the temple.
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