Sisupalgarh is believed to be one of the largest and the best-preserved early historic fortifications in the country. The ancient fortifications are more than 2,000 years old and date back to 3rd or 4th century BC. Today, they stand as proof of the brilliance of the architects of that time, who made it a sturdy structure that is a thriving settlement till today. Sisupalgarh was once the capital of Kalinga, which is the ancient name of Odisha. There are two major parts of the Sisupalgarh ruins: the remains of the original fort and the 16 pillars or Shola Khambas. The pillars are located about 500 m away from the ruins of the fort. Sisupalgarh is located about 2 km away from the famous Lingaraj Temple.

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