Bhubaneswar is the capital of the East Indian state of Odisha, until recently known as Orissa. About 50 miles from Bhubaneswar lie the ancient Buddhist Centers of Lalitagiri and Ratnagiri, which together with the site of Udaygiri form what is known as the ‘Diamond Triangle of Odisha’. On this day-excursion from Bhubaneswar visit the ancient Buddhist sites of Lalitagiri and Ratnagiri that date from the 1st century B.C. to the 12th century A.D.
Stone casket containing the relics of the Buddha, LalitagiriStanding statues of the BuddhaSculptures of the Gandhara School of Architecture