Puri

Relax and Recall stand totally redefined on the seat of Lord Jagannath- Puri india. Known for its Historic antiquities, Religious sanctuaries, Architectural Grandeur, Seascape beauty, moderate climate and spiritual significance, this coastal district of Odisha (Orissa) attracts a number of visitors every year.Puri tourism has always been popular among traveler enthusiast due to the existence of many amazing Tourist Places in Puri including the Jagannath Temple Puri, Odisha(Orissa).Puri is a large depository of art and architecture of India, especially that of Orissa. The historical and cultural edifices have silvery antiquity dating back to 3rd century B.C. to 17th century A.D. Konark, Bhubaneshwar and Puricomplete the golden triangle of Orissa, the three places with majestic history, heritage and many renowned worshipping shrines and of which Puri attracts the maximum number of visitors.
The city is also possesses a very significant monastery in the form of Gobardhan matha established by Adi Shankaracharya on his visit to Puri. Other religious heads and dignitaries like Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Rai Ramananda , Jayadeva, Gorakhanath- the father of Nath cult of religious iconoclasm and Saint Totapuri- a vedant teacher of Ramakrishna have also visited Puri leaving indelible imprints of their philosophies on the cultural curtain of the city.
In addition to its undaunted spiritual significance, it is the quintessential characteristic of its culture and philosophy that has helped Puri to be transformed from Pan-Indian to Pan-Continental. This is further made clear by the celebration of 'The Car-Festival of Lord Jagannath' and 'Puri Beach Festival' with an equivalent gusto thus presenting a fine blend of spiritual and sensory pleasures.

  •  Chilika Lake, the Asia’s the biggest inland salt-water lagoon, is separated from the waters of Bay of Bengal by a narrow neck of land. The Lake extends across the three districts of Puri, Ganjam and Khordha in Orissa. Located around 50 km from Puri
  • Markandeyesvara Temple, placed near the Bindu Sagar and assumed to be constructed during 13th century, is a well known Shiva temple. The temple resembles the other two famous Shiva temples in Orisaa, Vaital Deul Temple and Sisiresvara Temple.
  • The Narendra Tank, one of the largest tanks in Orissa and believed to be built in the 15th century, is located at Mauza Dandimala Sahi, near Puri. This is a holy tank in which the famed Chandana Yatra of Lord Jagannath, known as 'Chandana Pushkarini’ is celebrated annually.
  • Puri Beach: Golden sands, amazing sceneries of sunrise and sunset, soothing effect of sunbath and seclusion in tranquility, Puri Beach offers all these to her most privileged guests. A favorite tourist spot, Puri beach is very lengthy and quite wide. 
  • Swargadwar Beach:  literally means the door to heaven is a secluded beach and a holy place in Puri. This beach is unaffected by the modern cultural offing and still maintains the sacred nature. Many Hindu devotees visit this beach to have a dip at sea.

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