Paschimesvara Siva Temple
Location: Bhubaneswar
Famous For : Siva Temple
District: Khordha
History : The Paschimesvara Siva Temple is located in Badu Sahi, Old town Bhubaneswar- the temple city of India. This temple dates back to the 8th century AD, and belongs to the Bhauma Epoch. The superstructure of the temple has collapsed since long. However, information about the temple can be gathered from the stylistic features of the detached sculptures of Karttikeya, Ganesa,Parvati and Narsimha. What is present now, is a lingam over a heap of stones.A flight of steps leading to the lingam from the west suggest that the temple originally faced the west. It is situated on the south-western embankment of the Bindusagar lake. The temple is surrounded by the Markendesvara Siva Temple in the west at a distance of 15.5 meters, Akhdachandi in the northwest corner at a distance of 2 meters, Bindusagar in the east at a distance of 1.5 meters and private residential buildings in the south. The stones that make up the temple remnants are mostly sandstone and laterite. The construction style is dry masonry.
How to Reach : Bhubaneswar is the headquarters of the East coast of the Railway station. The city is well connected to other major railway junctions located in the metros. There are passenger trains which travel on a regular basis. The city has good private and public bus service that runs on the state and national highway road. The airport is located at the centre of the city. Taxis and auto rickshaws will drop you into the city from the airport.

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