The city of Puri is one of the sacred destinations in the state of Odisha that houses the famous Lord Jagannath Temple. Also known as Jagannath Puri, the city is highly visited by travelers and devotees who wish to pay their homage to the Lord. Part from this, the city is also home to numerous resorts & hotels as well as the famous Puri Beach. Puri is a pious site among numerous Hindu devotees and is home to an array of famous temples and shrines.
Located in Khordha district, Bhubaneswar is the capital city of Odisha, which is also nicknamed as “Temple City of India”. The city embraces a 3,000 years old history and is one of the largest cities of Odisha, which is the hub of various economic and religious activities. Bhubaneswar is home to as much as thousand temples among which some of the famous ones are Lingaraj Temple, Brahma Temple, Duladevi Temple, Brahmeswara Temple, Gopal Tirtha Matha and so on.
Konark is a town in the district of Puri, Odisha, India. The town is highly visited for its famous Sun Temple, a 13th-century architectural masterpiece also known as the Black Pagoda. The temple that was built by Narasimhadeva-I is a vital World Heritage Site and thus attracts numerous travelers. The entire temple complex was designed in the form of Sun God's chariot and can be seen drawn by seven spirited horses with twelve pairs of wheels at its base.
Chilika Lake is the largest coastal lagoon in India, which is spread across the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha and flows into the Bay of Bengal. Spread across an area of 1,100 km2, it is the second largest lagoon in the World that is also a famous place of attraction in Odisha. The Chilika Lake is the wintering ground for migratory birds that fly-down from the Caspian Sea, Aral Sea as well as parts of Russia, Central & Southeast Asia, Kirghiz steppes of Mongolia, Ladakh and Himalayas.
Gopalpur is one of the most serene and famous beaches of Odisha, which is located at a distance of 16-km from Berhampur. The casuarinas fringed beach is flocked with numerous national and international travelers. It is the best place to rejoice amidst the most awesome environs of Odisha. One can enjoy numerous water-sport activities nearby these beaches in Odisha such as jet-skiing, boat-riding swimming and so on.
Bhitarkanika national park is one of the most famous wildlife parks located in the Kendrapara District of Odisha. Sprawling across an area of of 672 km2, the national park is famous for housing a vast mangrove population and some of the most rare & endangered species of flora & fauna. Some of the wildlife species found here are Saltwater Crocodile, Indian python, White Crocodile, King Cobra, darters, black ibis and so on.