Vaital Deul Temple Overview
Believed to date back to the 8th century, Vaital Deul Temple is dedicated to Goddess CHamunda. It is well-known for its Khakhra style of architecture and famous as Tini-mundia-deula among the locals. One of the most astounding features of the temple includes the three spires on its top which are believed to symbolise the three powers of Goddess Chamunda i.e. Mahasaraswati, Mahalakshmi and Mahakali. With some stunning pieces of architecture, the temple is admired by all art lovers and culture vultures.

The temple resembles the shrines which were designed by the tantric groups. Popular features of the temple include the roof designed in semi-cylindrical shape, the Dravidian Gopuram and a row of shikharas. The temple has a statue of Nataraja in its upper Chaitya window and is famed for its two Buddha-like figures in the Dharma-Chakra-Pravartana mudra. It has a duel, also called tower which is built in a rectangular shape and placed to the right of the porch. If you are wishing to admire the art and legacy of Odisha and take a break visiting the historical marvels, then Vaital Deul temple might probably be one of the best places  to visit in Bhubaneswar for you.

Location: Vaital Deul Temple, Barhadanda Road, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002

Timing: 7 am to 8 pm

Best Time to Visit: October to April 
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