At/P. O. Kantabada, Dist. – Khorda,
Place:Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Pin-752054,
Places of InterestAbout Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, the capital city of the state Odisha is one of the India’s well- planned tier-2 cities designed by the German architect Otto Konigsberger in the initial days of freedom. Currently, along with being an emerging IT and educational hub, it has also been listed among the country’s fastest growing smart city. It also presents a perfect example of blending modernity with cultural heritage by showcasing several sacred historical landscapes and fine Hindu, Jain and Buddhist heritages with famous temples. It is also popularly known as “Temple city” and forms a golden triangle with one of the four sacred dhams, the Jagannath Puri and Konark containing the famous sun temple referred to as the black pagoda. Some other popular historical places that attracts visitors of the city include: Lingaraj temple, Rajarani temple, Mukteswar temple, Dhauli Shanti Stupa, Khandagiri and Udayagiri caves, Nandan Kanan Zoological Park, and Odisha state museum, Odisha Modern art Gallery, Regional Museum of Natural History, Tribal Museum, Pathani Samanta Planeterium, Ekamra Kannan the biggest rose garden of Asia etc. Odisha state also possess a rich legacy of fine works in handlooms and handicrafts like Pipili appliqué work, Pattachittra paintings, masks and craft made from waste paper mache, Sambalpuri handloom sarees, silver filgree work of Cuttack, brass metal works, wood crafts, terracotta works and many more. And the one stop shopping place that makes available these exquisite souvenirs of Odisha for visitors is Ekamra Haat situated at the centre of Bhubaneswar. Some of the other attractions situated near the IIMT campus include Chandaka Reserve Forest & Deras Dam, one of the cleanest & safest areas for Nature Camp.
About the WeatherWeather in Bhubaneswar
The climate of Bhubaneswar is tropical with hot & humid summer and dry & cool winter. Normally in the month of September the temperature ranges from 32°C to 35°C. As monsoon usually persists from mid June to mid September, there may be mild rainfall. Sepetember can be considered as the the best time to visit in Bhubaneswar City due to the begining of Dasherra festival fervour.
How to reach, Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, is well connected through Air, Rail and Road Ways.
Travel by Airways
The Biju Patnaik International Airport of Bhubaneswar, Odisha is the main airport in the city which is just 4 km away from the event venue. You will get regular flights both domestic and international to the major cities of India and abroad. Travel by Railways
Bhubaneswar Railway Station is the main railway station in Bhubaneswar. It is centrally located in the city and linked to major cities of India. There are six railway stations in Bhubaneswar namely New Bhubaneswar, Patia Halt, Mancheshwar, Vani-Vihar, Lingaraj Temple Road Station and Bhubaneswar Railway Station. Bhubaneswar main station would be the most convenient and nearest railway station to reach the venue. To get the list of trains and their schedules, please visit www.indianrail.gov.in. Delegates can book their tickets online at www.irctc.co.in.
Travel by Roadways
The city Roadway network is very well connected to every corner of Odisha by several state highways and its adjoining states like Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh by NH-5 and NH-203. The main Bus Station of Bhubaneswar is located in Barmunda which is just at a distance of 3 km from the venue. You will also get lots of buses from and to the tourist places in neighbouring cities like Puri, Konark, Cuttack(Barabati Fort), Kendrapara(Bhitara Kanika), Jajpur(Ratnagiri), Berhampur, Baripada(Similipal National Parkfall and Devkund waterfall), Balasore(Chandipur), and etc.