Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar is a famous Hindu Temple of Lord Ram in Odisha. It is located near Kharavel Nagar, Janpath, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. This temple is famed as the most –visited pilgrimage in Odisha for Rama devotees.
The major attraction of Bhubaneswar Ram Mandir is the beautiful images of Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman, and Goddess Sita. The high rising spire of the main temple visible from many parts of the capital city is its main attraction. Built and managed by a private trust, the temple complex also comprises shrines devoted to ochre-painted marble idols of Lord Hanuman, Lord Shiva, and other gods.
Ram Mandir is very beautiful from outside, as most constructions in Bhubaneshwar are characteristic by one style from a first eye visitor but the place seems unique. It has been painted beautifully using sculptures on walls. A gorgeous temple located in the heart of the city, the Ram Mandir in Bhubaneshwar is known for housing beautiful images of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita. This newly built temple is characterized by its large spires which can be spotted from afar and its fiery colors.
If we talk about its structural architecture, then it is known to be one of the finest sculpted temples in Odisha state. This Ram mandir is wonderfully decorated with peerless designs and multicolored sandstones along with white marbles in the main gate. Inside the main verandah attached with sanctum mandapam has inimitable statues of three godheads- Lord Rama, Laxmana, and Mother- Sita. The temple also has marbled idols of other chief gods- Lord Shiva, Hanumana and many more.
Ram Navami, Vivah Panchami, Janmashtami, Shardiya Navratri, Maha-Shivaratri, Pana Sankranti are the major ones. The magnificent Aarathi during morning and evening draws a lot of devotees. The annual fair is also organized here on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
How to Reach
By Air: Bhubaneswar Bijupattnaik Airport is the nearest airport, 5 km away.
By Train: Bhubaneswar Railway Station is just 1.5 Km away.
Road: Near to Bhubaneswar Bus stand; well connected to road services as it is
situated at the heart of the city.