Spring is a great time of a year to gaze at the night sky and to do that you don’t need to visit Bhubaneswar everytime. The much awaited planetarium at Burla is likely to welcome its first guests by the end of April as soon as authorities complete most of the work on the structure. Once the dome is set up, we are all ready to star gaze for hours without complaining.
The said Planetarium is a piece of modern day marvel and worth 5.6 crore bucks. It can hold upto 180 space lovers inside it and the best part is this planetarium will have a science park with in its premises for science enthusiasts as well. This Planetarium will also provide an entertaining educational show where student & children can learn about some serious stuff about astronomy.
Burla which is considered as the educational hub of Western Odisha is also a popular destination with tourists from across the state coming to visit the Hirakud dam and the Jawahar Minar. This upcoming planetarium will be an added attraction for the tourists and will immensely add numbers in tourist inflow.