Orissa

 
 

7 Places to visit in Orissa

Tourist places to visit in Orissa - Orissa Map

Tourist places to visit in Orissa, India as tourist attractions are Bhubaneswar, Jagannath temple Puri, Konark sun temple, Udayagiri caves, Lalitgiri, Dhauli, Puri Beach, Lingaraja Temple. A coastal state, Orissa has some religiously significant monuments along with miles of white sand beaches and a well developed infrastructure for the traveller. The temple cities of Puri, Bhubaneswar, and Konark are topmost in the itinerary of a visitor to Orissa. There are also natural waterfalls, the sculptural art of the rock caves, the Buddhist and Jain relics, hills , forests, wildlife andRead More


Konark Sun Temple

4.7 / 5 ( 3 votes ) Konark Sun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250 CE. Standing alone amongst the sand dunes along the Bay of Bengal,  Konark Sun Temple of Konark, also known as the Black Pagoda, is a splendid example of ancient Orissan temple architecture. Centuries of myth and legend shroud its history. According to one legend, Samba, the sonRead More


Places to visit in Puri, Weekend Getaways from Puri

Puri Tourist Places to visitin Puri Sightseeing - Lord Jagannath temple

3.8 / 5 ( 5 votes ) Places to visit in Puri are Gopalpur, Chilika lake, Jagannath temple, Gundicha Ghar, Indradyumna Tank and beach. Often called Jagannath Puri, it is amongst the best known coastal towns of eastern India. Adi Shankaracharya, the 8th century AD Hindu religious reformer and sage, provided the town sanctity by establishing one of the four Dhams, or the holiest of all places, here. It thus became the home of Lord Vishnu, here called Jagannath, literally Lord of the Earth. Over the centuries many a fineRead More


Places to visit near Bhubaneswar, Weekend Getaways Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswat tourist places to visit near Bhubaneswar Sightseeing - Anti Spring

4.2 / 5 ( 4 votes ) Places to visit near Bhubaneswar of tourist attraction are Pipli, Atri Spring, Yogini temple, Balasore, Chandipur, Cuttack, Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri and Udaigiri. Tourist Places to Visit near Bhubaneswar : – Pipli 29 km On the main road to Konark, this small village is the only place in Orissa where appliqué work is done. Bright colours are used for the background cloth and the motifs, which are stitched on by means of needle embroidery. Many workshops cum shops line the roadside from where visitors canRead More


Places to visit in Bhubaneswar, Tourist Destination Sightseeing

Bhubneswar Tourist places to visit in Bhubaneswar Sightseeing - Ashoka Edict Dhaulgiri

4.3 / 5 ( 3 votes ) Places to visit in Bhubaneswar, tourist attractions are Temples such as Parusurameswara, Mukteswar temple, Raja rani temple, Brahmeswara, Kedargauri, Ananthavasudev, Mausima, Lingraj,  and destinations like Dhaulgiri, Udaygiri, khandagiri, Nandan Kanan Zoo, Museum.   Tourist Places to Visit in Bhubaneswar : – Temples Bhubaneswar’s 500 temple are grouped in a few well known temples complexes. They are all located in the old part of the city, within a radius of 3 km. Thus cycle rickshaws are a convenient means of sightseeing. Most temples areRead More


Sun Temple – Konark, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Konark, Orissa, India

Sun Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site

5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) UNESCO World heritage site Sun Temple is situated in Konark, Orissa, India. The design is the celestial chariot of the Sun God pulled by seven exquisitely carved ornamented horses, strained on twelve wheels on either side. The huge monolithic wheels represent time, unity, completeness, justice, perfection, and movement and each wheel stands for a fortnight and each horse a day of the week.   SUN TEMPLE – KONARK Built by King Langula Narisimha Deva in the 13th century AD, the temple is aRead More