Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Orissa, is situated in its eastern side.
Located at a distance of nearly 65 km from Bhubaneswar, Konark city is famous throughout the world for its magnificent Sun Temple, which is dedicated to Surya, the Sun God.
Puri, known as the dwelling place of Lord Jagannath, is one of the most visited tourist destinations of India.
Jagannath Temple is one of the most renowned as well as the biggest temples of Orissa.
Rath Yatra, which is also known as the Chariot Festival, is one of the most prominent festivals of Orissa, which is celebrated in the holy city of Puri. ‘Rath Yatra’ has derived its name from the words ‘Rath’, meaning ‘Chariot’, and ‘Yatra’, meaning ‘Procession’.
Udayagiri, along with Ratnagiri and Lalitagiri, forms the Buddhist Triangle in India.
Ratnagiri is a splendid Buddhist site that comes under the Jajpur district of Orissa.
Udayagiri & Khandagiri Caves
Some of the popular caves in Khandagiri include Akshay Ganga, Gupta Ganga, Shyam Kund and Radha Kund.
Dhauli Hill, one of the most visited Buddhist pilgrim destinations in India, is situated in the state of Orissa.
Lingaraj temple is one of the most popular temples of Orissa.
Konark Dance Festival
Konark Music and Dance Festival is one of the most rocking festivities of Orissa, celebrated with much gusto and enthusiasm.
Lying on the eastern coast of Orissa, Chilka Lake is one of the most sought after tourist attractions near the holy city of Puri.