Planetarium

Museums

Planetarium

Reach Out For The Stars & The Moon

About

Bhubaneswar is one of the ten cities in India which boasts of a Planetarium. The planetarium was built by the Science and Technology Department of Odisha Government in 1990 with the aim for creating awareness about activities like night sky viewing through audio visual programs and poster shows. It ...

Bhubaneswar is one of the ten cities in India which boasts of a Planetarium. The planetarium was built by the Science and Technology Department of Odisha Government in 1990 with the aim for creating awareness about activities like night sky viewing through audio visual programs and poster shows. It also displays various astronomical devices.

Celestial objects like moon, stars, planets and the entire galaxy fascinates children and adults alike. The planetarium at Bhubaneswar gives us an opportunity to relive our fascination and come out with a better understanding of our Galaxy.

The planetarium is named after famous Odia astronomer Mahamahopadhyaya Chandrasekhar Singh HarichandanMohapatra Samanta popularly known as Pathani Samanta. He was known as the naked eye astronomer and his ground breaking work, which he penned in his book Siddhanta Darpana finds a special mention in the prestigious American and European press of 1899.

It’s a place where one can gather knowledge about the universe, sun, and other planets. There are different shows scheduled in Odia, Hindi and English language, so schedule your show to match with your preferred language.

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See to Believe

Below is a visual treat of Planetarium. Enjoy the immersive experience and experience the 360 degree views and virtual tours which are soon going to enhance your visual journey!

Getting There

  • Nearest Railway Station - Bhubaneswar
  • Nearest Airport- Bhubaneswar
  • One can take the city bus service and alight at Acharya Vihar to get to the museum. Alternately one can hire a cab or an auto.

Essentials Cheat Sheet

Nearby Destinations

Wish to make the best of your trip to Planetarium ? Make sure your itinerary covers these below must-see destinations close to Planetarium.Most of these are highly coveted on every tourists bucket list and can be reached from Planetarium in a matter of hours. We have found 10 such places close to Planetarium that will maximize your Experience-Odisha!

Stay

There's a variety of options for you to stay at. From Star Rated Hotels, Eco Tour Nature Camps equipped with state of the art swiss tents and facilities to OTDC Government Hotels, Bed Breakfasts and Homestays to choose from. Browse the list below to choose your preferred accomodation.

Panthanivas, Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas, Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas Bhubaneswar, Lewis Road, BBSR-751014

: 9937562181 , 06742432515

Amenities

Proximity

5 Km. Distance from Airport

3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Yatranivas Konark

Yatranivas Konark

Yatranivas Konark, at/po-konark, Puri- 752111

: 8895578776 , 06758236820

Amenities

Proximity

62 Km. Distance from Airport

35 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Chandaka Nature Camps

  • Chandaka Godibari
  • Deras

Accomodation Datails

  • Double Bedded 
  • Double Bedded Type- I
  • Double Bedded Type- II
  • Double Bedded Type- III
  • Double Bedded Type- IV

 

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Ansupa Nature Camp

  • Ansupa

Accomodation Datails

  • Double Bedded
Hotel Toshali Sands

Hotel Toshali Sands

Puri- Konark Marine Drive,

: 9937003223

Amenities

Proximity

60 Km. Distance from Airport

8 Km. Distance from Railway Station

10 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Hotel Shakti International

Hotel Shakti International

VIP Road, Puri

: 7077704388 , 06752222388

Amenities

Proximity

55 Km. Distance from Airport

1 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Kila Dalijoda Palace

Kila Dalijoda Palace

At – Jyoti Niketan ( Rajbati) PO & Village – Mangarajpur, via Choudwar Dist - CUTTACK – 754028, Odisha.

: 9438667086

Amenities

Proximity

60 Km. Distance from Airport

50 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal, Odisha-759001

: 9437292448

Amenities

Proximity

85 Km. Distance from Airport

75 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Find a Travel Agent

Below is a list of Travel Agents/Tour Operators who are recognized by the Dept. Of Tourism and are trusted Local Specialists. Contact them today to plan a well rounded trip to Odisha and getting the best deals! Their packages cover everything from the most visited to the off-beat, from the most ancient to the most urbane, from mountains to beaches, from the wild city life to the spending nights under a cieling of stars in the actual wilderness! Click on the contact button and get a call back now!

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Odisha Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
Address

BBSR, Odisha, India
Lewis Road, Bhubaneswar- 751014

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