About Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, the capital city was the home of over 600 magnificent temples in medieval time. It is called the "temple city " of India. The city in the world with such highest number of temple inside. Over 62 distinct tribal groups live in Odisha, each one with its own culture and traditions different from the other. Jagannath temple is one among char dham considered in India. The Jagannath temple kitchen is reputed to be the largest kitchen in the world, with 400 cooks working around 200 hearths to feed over 10,000 people each day. At Puri Jagannath Temple kitchen, 7 pots are kept one on top of another and cooked on firewood . In this process the contents in the top pot get cooked first and then the bottom one. The quantity of cooked food inside the temple remains same for the entire year. But that same quantity of prasadam can feed few thousand people & 20 lakh people, still it won’t get wasted. Konark Temple, built in 13th century, has 12 pair of wheels (24 wheels representing 24 hours) which are uniquely designed and has scientific significance.

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