6 Must Visit Places Around Puri

Odisha, the land that evokes the glorious history of India, is filled with the glorious history of India, is filled with natural wonders and thrilling adventures. Tourism in this ancient kingdom of Kalinga is also one of the main contributors to the economy of Odisha, India. The monuments and temples here are the hub of socio-cultural activities and are said to be crafted by expert artisans by infusing life into stone. 

Head to the 6 must-visit places around Puri on your next trip to this amazing city situated by the Bay of Bengal. Cherish the beauty and the spirituality of Puri which strives to offer a perfect vacation experience for you. Book your stay at Mahodadhi Palace - A Beach View Heritage Resort in Puri and revel in the best in class hospitality and impeccable services offered.

Puri beach


Puri Beach - The Golden Sand
 
Located on the shore of the Bay of Bengal, Puri beach is well-known for being a sacred Hindu tourist attraction. This famous beach also hosts the annual Puri Beach Festival co-sponsored by the Indian Ministry of Tourism, displaying the sand art crafted by an international award-winning artist, Sudarshan. The distance between Puri beach and our hotel in Puri is only 5.0 km.

Jagannath Temple Puri


Jagannath Temple - Abode of Lord
 
Dedicated to the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, this temple in Puri is an important pilgrimage destination which abodes Lord jagannath. Visit Puri and witness the renowned annual Rath yatra or chariot festival in which 3 huge raths or hariots are elaborately decorated and pulled around the city to give tribute to the 3 deties, Jagannath, Subhadra and Balabhadra who are worshipped at the temple.

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Raghurajpur - The Art Village
 
Renowned for the famous Patachitra art, this heritage craft village is a must-visit for all art lovers which dates back to 5 BC in the region. Apart from that, this creative village is also home to Tussar paintings, palm leaf engravings, paper mache toys and many more. Visit this region anf enjoy the annual Basant Utsav held in the month of February or March.

Konark Sun Temple - North Side View


Konark Temple - The Sun Temple
 
Located by the coastline of Odisha, Konark Sun Temple, is a complex structure of 100 ft high, is dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya. Experience the intricate artwork and classic illustrations of the Kalinga architecture. Declared as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1984, this temple still remains a major pilgrimage site for Hindus. Visit Puri around the month of February and enjoy the Chandrabhaga mela held during that time every year.

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Chilika Lake - Jewels of Odisha
 
Claimed as the Jewel of India, this beautiful brackish water lagoon has been listed as a tentative UNESCO world heritage site. Being the largest coastal lagoon in India, it also serves as the largest wintering ground for migratory birds on the Indian subcontinent. You may also spot a few unique species of flora and fauna as it is a home to a number of threatened and endangered species. Unwind in serenity by this peaceful lake and enjoy its scenic beauty. 

Marine drive


Marine Drive - Puri
 
Fulfil your wanderer heart with the mesmerising aesthetic view of nature from the Marine Drive in Puri. Experience a beautiful ride with the sea on one side and the coastal forest on the other. Enjoy a peaceful long drive on the smooth road at this stretch. We assure you that this 35 km ride mesmerises every heart passing through. 

Book your stay at our luxury rooms and suites in Puri and experience the perfect amalgamation of the old-world charm with contemporary opulence and absolute comfort. Mahodadhi Palace, our beach view heritage resort in Puri offers the perfect haven for the people seeking respite from the cacophony of a busy life. Our beach resort in Puri also offers a travel desk facility that helps guests with any kind of travel-related assistance. Our expert concierge team ensures you a memorable trip to Puri.