Ananta Vasudeva Temple
Location: Bhubaneswar
Famous For : Lord Krishna
District: Khordha
History : Ananta Vasudeva Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu located in Bhubaneswar, the state capital of Odisha, India.The temple was constructed in the thirteenth century, and the complete murties of Krishna, Balarama and Subhadra are worshipped there. Balarama stands under a seven hooded serpent, Subhadra holds Jewels pot and lotus in her two hands keping her left foot over another jewel pot, while Krishna holds a mace, chakra, lotus and a conch. The temple dates back to the period of Chandrika Devi, the daughter of Anangabhima III, during the reign of the king Bhanudeva. It has been conveyed that the temple was built in 1278 A.D., by Chandra Devi who was the daughter of Anangabhima III, during the reign of the latters' grandson Bhanudeva, on the bank of Bindusaras. Every year thousands of pilgrims visit this place to pay homage to the Lords. The major festival of this temple is Janmastami.
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. One can easily reach Ananta Basudev Temple by bus or taxi.

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