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Dhauli Giri Hills

8 km south of Bhubaneswar Centre, Bhubaneswar, India
+91 98476 23028
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“peace pagoda” (52 reviews)
“kalinga war” (79 reviews)
“lord buddha” (33 reviews)
LOCATION
8 km south of Bhubaneswar Centre, Bhubaneswar, India
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+91 98476 23028
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"peace pagoda"
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"kalinga war"
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"light and sound show"
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"king ashoka"
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"vast open space"
in 7 reviews
"white pagoda"
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"hill top"
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"nice place"
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"nice monument"
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"historic place"
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"sugar cane"
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"scenic view"
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"rock edicts"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The historical importance of Dhauli knows no bound. It was here that the bloody battle of Kalinga was fought after which Emperor Asoka forsake war and violence and embraced Buddhism. A peace pagoda in white marble has been erected by Japan here to symbolize that...More

Thank MissTraveller2489
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built by the Japanese, the Stupa is serene and memory to the day when Ashoka embraced Buddhism and dedicated to World Peace

Thank simham
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is very peaceful.One can stay for hours in meditation.Idols of LORD BUDDHA in different position is there.Climate looks very beautiful.A river flows very near to shanti stupa.In a short distance ASOKAL ROCK SCRIPT with historical importance is another attraction.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Its historical place in bhubaneswar. When Odisha named was kalinga and there is no Cm only king. Its situated at bank of rever Daya. And the its made by king Ashoka.

Thank Batakrushna R
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

You have to climb a few hundred steps. The temple built by Japanese, well maintained and clean. There are several Buddha statues,in different poses.

Thank RbellBangalore
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Reach early in the morning around 5-6 a.m. Climb the stupa platform. Sit down n breath smooth. Njoy clamness.☺👌

Thank Rohit G
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Peaceful Buddhist place simply beautiful light n sound program added attraction..Near to Bhubaneswar state capital on the way to Puri one should visit this place any time but oct to jan is best time to visite

Thank biswajit m
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Dhauli Giri Hills located in the banks of river daya 8km south of bhubaneshwar.It is the area where kalinga war was fought.

Thank poissonleau
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

it is a marvellous architecture which siginfy win of peace over war. After reaching here you have to walk 200m to reach the shanti stupa. from from top is amazing, you can the whole city from there.After fighting many battles, having no sinificance over life,...More

Thank soumyars88
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

History says that around 300 BC after the fierce battle of King Ashoka vs state of Kalinga where thousands of people died, king Ashoka came here to rest. But the victory could not give him joy due to huge loss of human lives and all...More

1  Thank chanchalda
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Rahul S
22 January 2018|
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Response from Sanjeev M | Reviewed this property |
Minimum 1.5 hours will be required and preferably during day time so that you can look at the surroundings. The backside of Ashoka Rock Eddict is Daya river where the great Kalinga war was fought. And you can also see the... More
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Raj T
28 July 2017|
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Response from Diptendu B | Reviewed this property |
8 KM in straight road from Biju Pattnaik Airport. But cur will take 13-15 km depending upon traffic.
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Dony F
8 July 2017|
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Response from ziaur2k | Reviewed this property |
Just google search on Exotic Orissa , a Govt Approved Travel Agent and contact Mr. Tanmaya Das ... A nice travel agent ...He will u pick up u from BBSR Airport and also Drop U ..and he offers very cheap rate ...He has given... More
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