Reset All

About Daya River

Daya River in Puri finds mention in history and is significant because one of the bloodiest wars in history was fought here. The Kalinka Battle, after which Emperor Ashok was horrified seeing the blood flowing down the river and became a disciple of Buddha was in a ground near this river. This river, which starts at Saradeipur after a distance is joined by Malaguni River and ultimately drains into the Chilika Lake. A great view of the river can be enjoyed from the Dhaulagiri Hills, another great spot for the tourists. A Shanti Stupa on the hill stands along with primitive stone panels. These depict different pictures, with one among them showing Lord Buddha in a reclining position and showing King Ashoka handing over his sword to Lord Buddha which relates to his giving up war and accepting a path of spreading peace in the world through Buddha’s message. Some rock caves and the Saddharma Monastery atop the hill is also another tourist destination.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera

Explore the Best of puri

Swargadwar Beach

Swargadwar Beach

Beach

Spend approx 2 hours

The Swargadwar Beach is one of the most beautiful and sacred plac...
Explore
Kanchi Ganesha Temple

Kanchi Ganesha Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Puri, one of the original chaar dham’s of the Hindus, is mainly f...
Explore
Puri Beach

Puri Beach

Beach

Spend approx 2 hours

Puri Beach is a famous beach on the shore of Bay of Bengal, in th...
Explore
Sakshigopal Temple

Sakshigopal Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

One of the most sacred temples of Puri - the Sakshi Gopal Temple ...
Explore
Puri Cheesecake

Puri Cheesecake

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 300

Puri is culturally rich in terms of its heritage as well as food....
Explore
Xanadu Restaurant

Xanadu Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

Xanadu Restaurant at Chakratirtha Road, Puri, is a restaurant tha...
Explore
Wildgrass Restaurant

Wildgrass Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 350

True to its name, Wildgrass Restaurant is located amidst a small ...
Explore
Bhojohori Manna

Bhojohori Manna

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1500

Bhojohori Manna specializes in Bengali food. And if you are in Pu...
Explore
Main Market

Main Market

Flea market

Value for Money

The Main Market in Puri is lined with numerous shops on both side...
Explore
Biraharekrushnapur

Biraharekrushnapur

Individual shop

Value for Money

The peaceful surroundings of Biraharekrushnapur will make you fal...
Explore
Balisahi Main Road

Balisahi Main Road

Individual shop

Value for Money

Get ready for a fabulous shopping experience at Balisahi Main Roa...
Explore
Utkalika - Grand Centre

Utkalika Grand Centre

Individual shop

Value for Money

Nestled amidst the hustle and bustle of the Grand Centre, Utkalik...
Explore
Heritage Tours

Heritage Tours

Cultural

Value for Money

Heritage tours are always unique and never to be missed by the tr...
Explore
Day Tour to Narendra Sarovara

Day Tour to Narendra Sarovara

Exploration

Value for Money

Family outing during the vacations is a memorable experience for ...
Explore
Dolphin Watching at Chilika Lake

Dolphin Watching at Chilika Lake

Sightseeing

Value for Money

Chilika Lake is a must-visit place in Puri where you can watch th...
Explore
Visit Konark Beach

Visit Konark Beach

Rejuvenation

Value for Money

Cool breeze sways around you while you take a casual walk on Kona...
Explore
Mayfair Bar

Mayfair Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 600

The Mayfair Heritage Bar is a majestic place that overlooks the P...
Explore
Hotel Gandhara

Hotel Gandhara

Pubs, Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 1000

When it comes to nightlife in Puri, the Hotel Gandhara definitely...
Explore
Baron - The British Bar

Baron The British Bar

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 800

Mahodadhi Palace is a beach view Heritage Hotel that is a very po...
Explore
View all attractions

puri Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

Shopping In Puri: Utkalika Is Your One-Stop Shop

Shopping In Puri: Utkalika Is Your One-Stop Shop

Shopping in Puri is a must-do activity. For the best quality and wide variety of local products, Utalika in Puri is your go-to shop.

19 Jun 2019  | 3-minute read
3 Shares
What Makes India An Attractive Destination For Foreigners

What Makes India An Attractive Destination For Foreigners

India has marked its presence on the global tourism map today, attracting many foreigners. Here is what makes it tick.

10 Dec 2018  | 4-minute read
5 Shares
Choose From These Best Budget Hotels In Puri

Choose From These Best Budget Hotels In Puri

There are many different types of hotels in Puri. For a budget-friendly holiday, these hotels are the best pick.

02 Oct 2018  | 3-minute read
1 Shares

Plan Your Next Travel to puri

Holiday Packages In puri

  • puri
    Golden Triangle Odisha
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,900
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • puri
    Mesmerizing Odisha
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.12,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • puri
    Luxurious Golden Triangle Bhubaneswar, Puri, Konark & Chilka Lake
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.26,950
    Per Person on twin sharing
View all packages

Holiday Themes In puri

  • puri
    Affordable Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.7,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • puri
    Beach Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,900
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • puri
    Sightseeing Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.11,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
View all themes

Popular Domestic Destinations

  • manali
    manali
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.4,750
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • goa
    goa
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.6,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • kashmir
    kashmir
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
View all destinations

Places to stay in puri

  • Gadadhar Resort
    Gadadhar Resort
    Puri
    One night from
    Rs.1,350
  • Hotel Niladri
    Hotel Niladri
    Puri
    One night from
    Rs.2,500
  • Hotel Leo Castle
    Hotel Leo Castle
    Puri
    One night from
    Rs.4,500
View all hotels

Popular Flights To puri

    • GAUGuwahati
      BBIBhubaneswar
    • Indigo
      6E-731
    • 12:35 14:35
      Non Stop
    • 02h 00m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,223
    • HYDHyderabad
      BBIBhubaneswar
    • Air Asia India
      I5-1564
    • 11:20 12:50
      Non Stop
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.5,070
    • BLRBengaluru
      BBIBhubaneswar
    • Air Asia India
      I5-1567
    • 06:40 08:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 50m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.6,114
    • DELDelhi
      BBIBhubaneswar
    • Air India
      AI-473
    • 18:40 20:55
      Non Stop
    • 02h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.6,253
    • PATPatna
      BBIBhubaneswar
    • Air India
      AI-726
    • 17:35 08:55
      1 Stop
    • 15h 20m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,561
    • VNSVaranasi
      BBIBhubaneswar
    • Indigo
      6E-916
    • 10:35 15:50
      1 Stop
    • 05h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,300
View all flights
Call Now
Applying changes