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Dhauli

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The Peace Pagoda built by the Kalinga Nippon Budha Sangha in 1973 and known as Shanti Stupa commemorates the change of heart of Emperor Ashok and the journey of budhism to the nation. There are two temples at Dhauli. One of Vairangeswar Mahadev and Dhabaleswar Mahadev. The proclamations of Emperor Achok are recorded in prakrit language in bhramin script on the rock of Dhauli on the Southeast end.

District Headquarter : Khordha
State Capital : Bhubaneswar
Nearest Railway Station : Bhubaneswar
Nearest Airport : Bhubaneswar
How to Reach :  
The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhuwaneswar, which is 6 km away. Well connected by rail to all major tour destinations of the country. Bhubaneswar is on the National Highway linking Kolkata 480 km to Chennai 1225 km. There are only a few buses specifically plying to the caves but there are plenty going by the near by road junction. Otherwise you can also avail private cars and taxis from Bhuwaneswar station
Best Time : September to March
Contact Person : Shri Sarat Chandra Mohanty (Tourist Officer Khordha Paryatan Bhawan Bhubaneswar)
Contact Person Phone : 0674-2431299
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Last updated on: 30-09-2013
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