Explore Puri

Explore the Spiritual Heritage

Visit the Jagannath Temple

As one of India’s most revered Hindu temples, the Jagannath Temple is a must-visit. Explore its architectural beauty and the religious fervor that surrounds it.

Witness the Rath Yatra

If you visit during June or July, don’t miss the annual Rath Yatra, where the deities of the temple are paraded through the streets on elaborately decorated chariots.

Sun Temple in Konark

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sun Temple in Konark is a stunning example of ancient architecture. Marvel at its intricate stone carvings and rich history.

Enjoy the Beaches

Golden Beach

Relax on the pristine sands of Golden Beach, one of Puri’s most famous beaches. Take a dip in the Bay of Bengal or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shoreline

Swim and Water Sports

Puri offers opportunities for swimming and various water sports, making it perfect for both relaxation and adventure.

Chandrabhaga Beach

Just a short drive from Puri, this serene beach is known for its natural beauty and peaceful ambiance.

Experience Local Culture

Art and Crafts

Explore local markets and shops for intricate Odia handicrafts, including Pattachitra paintings, palm leaf art, and handwoven textiles.

Cultural Shows

Enjoy traditional dance and music performances that showcase the vibrant culture and heritage of Odisha.

Taste Odia Cuisine

Savor authentic Odia cuisine, which is known for its unique flavors and use of indigenous ingredients. Don’t miss trying the local seafood.

Historical and Natural Wonders

Raghurajpur Artist Village

Visit this renowned village, where you can observe the work of talented artists and artisans, and even participate in workshops.

Nalabana Bird Sanctuary

If you’re a nature enthusiast, take a boat ride to Nalabana Island to observe a diverse range of migratory and resident bird species.

Chilika Lake

Explore Asia’s largest coastal lagoon, Chilika Lake, where you can take boat rides to spot dolphins, relax on small islands, and appreciate the unique ecosystem.