Puri is Known for its Beaches and the famous Jagannath temple, puri doesn’t confide these only. A lot of places near this old city will make you connect to the fun, enjoyment, glorious history, overall, a trip which you can’t forget!!!
The Shri Jagannath Temple of Puri is an imperative Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath, a form of Maha Vishnu, located at Puri in the state of Odisha. It is famous for its Ratha Jatra. Millions of people visit Odisha to gain Jagannath blessings.
It is located in the city of Puri, on the coast of Bay of Bengal. This beach has now become a favourite place for both Indian and foreign visitors. And well-known for being a Hindu holy place.
The door of Heav’n’.This beach is one of the most prominent religious beaches of Puri. This is the bathing area of Shri chaitanyadev.
Raghurajpur Artist Village
Raghurajpur is a heritage crafts village in Odisha, well-known for its master Pattachitra painters.
It is also known as the birthplace of one of the finest Odissi exponents and Guru, Kelucharan Mohapatra.
Apart from that, the village is also home to crafts like Tussar paintings, palm leaf engravings, stone and wood carvings, wooden. In 2000, after a two-year research and documentation project by INTACH, starting 1998, the village was chosen to be developed a state’s first heritage village and developed as a Crafts village, soon the town had an interpretation centre, commissioned artwork on the walls of the artists” homes and a rest house.
It also has the distinction of the only place where the traditional decoration called Patas, used under the throne of Lord Jagannath and on the three chariots during the annual Ratha Jatra festival, that takes place at the pilgrimage town of Puri.
It is located very close to Jagannath temple, and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lord Rama established the temple. Saranti Somobar is the festival celebrated with great joy; the people there believe that God has the powers to cure all the diseases.
It is formally known as Satyabadi Gopinatha Temple, this temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. It is located in Puri and constructed by King Prataprudra Deva in a Kalinga style.
It is an ancient temple situated near Puri. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the most famous temples.This temple is said to be two hundred years older than the Jagannath Temple. According to history, the rulers of Alwar district of Rajasthan established this temple here.
Konark Sun Temple
This ancient temple dedicated to the Sun God, on his colossal chariot with seven horses and twelve wheels carrying him towards the seven Heaven.It’s mesmerizing architecture of the 13th century will definitely be in your minds forever.The place is 35km distance from puri and is a must visit.
Situated 3km in east from konark sun temple and 30km from puri, this beach is unique in it’s own way,with high tides, overwhelming plants on sands giving a relief to your soul and a beautiful scenic drive along the coastline.It’s also carries a high importance in cultural prospects as its has seen the ups and downs of the konark sun temple.
Pratyush Ocean World
Before entering to the ancient city, a full family oriented waterpark awaits you.Pratyush ocean world is one of the unique ocean world with 3-d rain dance floor and many spine-chilling rides in it.
Riding those will definetely give you goosebumps.You will experience an unforgettable adventure.