PURI the famous tourist place in Orissa in India


Puri is a famous tourist destination in India.It is the capital of Puri district in Odisha(formerly Orissa) in India.It is also known as adobe of Lord Jagannath.The famous Jagannath temple situating in Puri.Thousands of devotees are visiting here for their prayers to Lord Jagannath.

Famous tourist spots in and around Puri

1) Shree Jagannath Puri Temple  —This is one of the four most sacred temples of Hindus.This temple was constructed in way back 11th century and famous Rath Yatra held in July every year.Entry into this temple is only for Hindus

2)Satapada —-Here you can visit a Dolphin sanctuary.

3)Shree Lokanath Temple —-A temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is said to be the place where Lord Shiva hid himself from Shani, under a pond. The Shiva Linga here is partially submerged and the pond is teeming with fish.

4)Sun Temple of Konark —This temple is one of the rarest which is dedicated to Sun.Tourists from all over the world visiting here every year.

5)Swargadwar——- The Gateway to Heaven. Site of cremation of almost all famous Oriya people.

6)Golden Beach of Puri—- The beach is covered in golden sand. The waves can also be high and rough during purnima (full moon).

 

Find below link for getting a small travel guide about how to reach Puri.

http://www.indiastudychannel.com/resources/148190-Puri-The-tourist-destination.aspx

 

Night view of Famous Jagannatha temple
Famous golden beach in Puri

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