Dhauligiri, a slope with another name as Dhauli. The brilliant Shanti Stupa or Peace Pagoda is likewise situated here, on the ridge, built in 1972 by the Japan Buddha Sangha and the Kalinga Nippon Buddha Sangha. There are numerous Rock Edicts express Ashok’s demeanor of his worried about the “welfare of the entire world”. The most established Buddhist figures in Orissa as the stone cut elephant over the Edicts can likewise be spotted here. In the aftereffect of the bloodbath occurred in the Kalinga War, the water of the River Daya got red, influencing Ashoka to comprehend the gloomiest side of a fight, transforming him into the propagator of peace. Afterward, with his assistance, Dhauli turned into a noteworthy Buddhist focus, when he manufactured a few chaityas, stupas and columns here.


The Shiva Temple, arranged in the Dhauligiri slopes, is the place for the mass social affair for the festivals of Shiva Ratri. It is situated on 14km from the Bhubaneswar Airport and 13 km from the Railway Station.