A town in Sambalpur district, Burla is on the banks of the river Mahanadi in the state of Odisha. Sambalpur is on NH 6. The Hirakud station, at the end of this town is walking distance from Mahanadi Coal Limited (MCL). The town is very well-known for its engineering college. The capital, Bhubaneswar is 296 km away from Burla.
Place to Stay
There are a few budget hotels in this town including Apsara Hotel (Tariff Rs. 500) and Sheetal Hotel (Tariff Rs. 600.)
The official language that is spoken here is Koshali. Hindi is also spoken here.
The best time to visit this town would be during Durga Pooja and Dussera in the month of October as the whole town gathers together to celebrate these festivals.
Place of Interest
The Ishaneshwar Mandir and the Radha Krishna mandir are some famous attractions of this town.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to this town is the Rourkela Airport which is 130 km away.
The Hirakud Railway station is 4 km away from and has trains that connect to the neighbouring towns and cities.
Bular is well-connected to the neighbouring cities by road. There are frequent busses to Bhubaneshwar and Cuttak(among others.) Some popular bus operators in this region are Sri Chakadola travels and A.R Travels. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers.
Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Orissa, is also called the temple city because of the many houses of worship that dot the town. The most popular one is the 'Shri Durga Maa Mandir' that attracts devotees from across the country. Its nearby must-visit tourist spots are Paika Nagar, Cuttack and Khordha.
Budget Hotels in Bhubaneswar
There are good budget hotels in Bhubaneshwar. Some of them are Hotel Grand Central (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Sun Green Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Deepali International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Richi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Bhubaneshwaris Oriya. Other languages spoken are Hindi, Bagheli and English.
Events in Bhubaneswar
The important festivals of Bhubaneshwar are Holi (March), Ganesh Chaturthi (August), Durga Puja (October) and Diwali (November).
Places to See in Bhubaneswar
Some of the tourist attractions in Bhubaneshwar are Nandan Kanan National Park (13 km), and Cuttack (23 km).
How to Get There
Bhubaneswar Airport is just 4 km away from the city.
Bhubaneswar Railway Station is also about 4 km away.
Bhubaneshwar is directly linked to Cuttack (23 km) by road. Bhubaneshwar Bus Station is the closest bus stand, situated 2 km away from the city. Commuters can choose between local or private buses run via Orissa Roadways to travel from Bhubaneshwar to nearby places. You can now get bus tickets from several bus booking portals like Ticketgoose.com