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About Odissa

Orissa lies on the eastern coast of India. Located West Bengal in Northeast,Jharkhand in the north, Madhya Pradesh in the west and Andhra Pradesh in thesouth.It was founded on 1 April 1936 with Cuttack

 as its capital but on 13April 1948, Bhubaneswar was declared as the new capital of Odisha. With an areaof about 1,55,707 square kilometers, the state offers diverse habitats fromlush green and  hilly terrain to coastalplains  and rolling river valleys,crises-crossed by the Brahmani, the Mahanadi and the Bansadhara rivers. Withits long history spanning several centuries, the region of modern Orissa is todayone of the most popular destination with tourists.

 It is not difficult tounderstand why there are so many temples in Orissa. Right from the beginning ofits history, religion and power were integrated. Temples were the genuineexpression of the ruler and the ruled towards their almighty, the power thatwas protecting them from all the problems in life. They created grand temples,far more beautiful than in any other part of the world. All the major places inOrissa have its share of these temples including the capital Bhubaneswar, whereyou can find more than hundred beautiful temples. The Sun Temple of Konark andtemples of Bhubaneswar and Puri are world famous.

The Jaggannath Rath Yatra of Puri is an annual festival, whichattracts religious tourism from world over. Apart from the temples, the statehas some of the most stunning beaches in India as well as a rich flora andfauna. Some the beaches worth visiting are beaches of Puri, Konark and Gopalpuron the Sea.

 

The other places of tourist attraction are ChandraprabhaSanctuary, Simlipal National Park, Khiching, cave structures of Ratnagiri andUdayagiri, Lalitagiri and Prachi Vallay and beaches. There are a number ofRivers in Odissa as Subarnarekha, Brahmani, Mahanadi, Budhabalanga, Baitarini,Salandi, Rushikulya, Bahudu, Vansadhara, Nagavali, Machkund, Sileru, Kolab, andthe Indravati.

 

 Rath Yatra is the best timeto plan Odisha Tours. It attracts tourists and pilgrims from all over theworld. It is celebrated every year at Puri with great pomp and show. It isperhaps the grandest festival celebrated in India, where the deities arecarried on a chariot. Thousands of pilgrims gather at Puri to celebrate and witnessthis grand festival every year. Delicious Prasad and Bhog served from thekitchens of Jagannath Temple in Puri are unbeatable in taste and reflect theculinary expertise of the state spanning centuries. Odisha tour is surelyincomplete if someone misses this festival.

Puri beach of Odisha is popular for the annual beach festival thattakes place in November. One can enjoy various Beach Activities In Odisha likesurfing, swimming, etc. It is also an ideal place for trekkers as there are

various trekking routes such as Mahendragiri Trek, GandhamardanTrek and Nilagiri Trek.

 

                                      Popular  Destinations

      - Angul      - Balasore    - Bargarh      - Bhadrak   -Bhubaneswar

      - Chilika     - Cuttack    -Dhenkanal   - Ganjam    - Gopalpur 

      - Jajpur    - Jeypore   -Kendrapara    - Konark      - Mayurbhanj

      - Onukudelli   - Puri   - Rayagada       - Rourkela   - Sambalpur

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