Orissa Culture Tours: With a history of 2.000 years, Orissa is place of the strongest development of cultural tourism in India; this place still stores many ancient temples which have a lot of valuable meanings as well as variety of civilizations and mysterious historical stories which tell about the Gods. All of them make Orissa the unbelievable attraction to visitors all over the world, tourists usually come to Orissa so that they have a chance to discover and experience through culture tours Orissa which are organized by the professional tourism companies – that know definitely about Orissa and they can bring the lessons of traditional culture to tourists truly.
If you are looking for culture tours Orissa which match all your needs, we are willing to suggest some tourism destinations where you should not ignore on your schedule as well as help you to get useful information about Orissa’s cultural features.
The Konark Sun Temple was built in the 13th century BC by King Narasimhadeva I, it is recognized as World Heritage Site by UNESSCO organization, the temple is surrounded by the warmness of the sun and attract the tourists by mysterious charming. Konark Sun Temple is built in the shape of a huge chariot with 24 large wooden wheels and is surrounded by the ruined walls which show the life of people that belong to the Ganges civilization through sculpture patterns. Konark Sun Temple is the amazing masterpiece of architecture and become the foundation of modern construction.
Gotipua is the traditional dance (the precursor of this dance is Odissi classical dance), dance is used to praise Jagannath and Krisha. Gotipua is expressed by the boys who usually wears female costumes, their faces are made up by white and red pastels, they apply Kajal on around their eyes and they don’t cut hair. These dancers are trained when they were young and passed strict lessons from the masters (guru) who can help them to complete perfect Gotipua.
This is the name of the picture which is embroidered on cloth and it show religious life and traditional culture of Orissa people with sophisticated vignettes, all of the pictures are inspired by the Lord Jagannath. A special feature of Patachitra is colors which create the paintings, these colors are made from natural materials such as: organic vegetables and minerals. As a result of this, Patichitra is attactive features tourists from all over the world, these paintings show creativity and meticulous character of the artists. Patichitra is the oldest and the most popular tradition in Orissa.
The tourism companies have impressive and various schedules to serve the tourists who want to join in culture tours Orissa such as: Heritage Tours, Orissa Handicrafts, Textile Tour Orissa, Orissa Culture, Orissa Craft, Orissa Things to See, Patachitra Orissa, Local Craft Orissa, Ikat Orissa, Sun temple Konark, Culture Traditional Orissa. In addition, we also have special tours to introduce traditional folk in Orissa like tour to Gaddava – one of the ancient tribes with many attractive traditional products, you can take in the famous dance “dhemsa” on the evening activities as a way for them to build relationship, make friends and retain memories. Dhemsa dance is performed by Gaddava women combined with the men playing traditional instruments; besides Gaddava people also compos especial songs to serve for festival occasions or welcome the guests .
However, the cultural tours Orissa does not only stop at the historical destinations, but also take visitors to the traditional villages, participate in life activities and the Pipli village is one of the the most famous place for handicrafts in Orissa. Craftsmanship is one of the oldest traditional professions in Orissa, the crafts were formed and developed from the lord Jagannath period in orderto serve in the worship rituals. Because of religious meanings as well as culture, the handicraft products are created meticulously by professional and experienced craftsman, they are also considered as an artist in Orissa. In addition, the copper and metal products hand made are popular souvenir for tourists.
If you try to register to participate in culture tours Orissa, we strongly ensure that you will be very surprised about the knowledge that is brought by this magnificent land. And now, let’s discover Orissa where is known as the cradle of Middle Eastern culture.