Also known as the 'Abode of Lord Jagannath,' Puri is a renowned city in the state of Odisha. Located 60 km away from the capital city of Bhubaneswar, the best place in Puri
for seeking the blessings of the divine is the Shree Jagannath Puri Temple, where devotees from all over come to seek the blessings of the powerful deity. This place is also the starting point of the famous Rath Yatra. Other famous temples include the Shree Lokanath Temple, the Bedi Hanuman Temple, the Sunara Gaurang Temple, and the Chakra Teertha Temple. You can easily get details of all these on the numerous Puri travel guides
The city of Puri, glitters with a serene ambiance. Representing a beguiling concoction of spiritual hues and the freshness of modernity, Puri is a city with a beautiful character and flows subtly with every soul’s nuance. Unfolding amazing hues, some of the best places in Puri
are sure to bewitch you. The Mahatma Gandhi Park brings sheer splendor that’s enveloped in breathtaking fecundity along with a toy train ride and a pretty fountain. The Sand Art Museum will leave you spellbound while you marvel at some great sand artifacts and the Sudarshan Crafts Museum will let you admire some beautiful works of stone statues, wood carvings and other exemplary art works. Also visit the Statue of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu which is a temple -cum- monument by the beach.
Other places in Puri
make for an exquisite sojourn. Visit the amazing Puri Beach and admire the scintillating sunset over the Bay of Bengal, also indulge in some cultural activity on the beach while eating some yummy sea food. For some additional fun and frolic, head to the Pratyush Ocean World and have a gala time with loved ones. Catch the sun at the serene Balighai Beach and walk the sands of time. Also visit the ancient, yet, the classical Sun Temple in Konark that is sure to take you back to the rustic pages of history. When here, also hit the Konark Beach and soak up the pristine air. Also head to The Museum of Tribal Arts that displays an impeccable work of art and is sure to leave you mesmerized.
A stay in Puri
is absolutely incomplete without gorging on some amazing food. Some of the specialties of Puri to satiate your taste buds are Basanti Pulao, Chicken Dakbangla, Bhetki and the Mutton Curry. The Victoria Club Hotel will amp up your dining experience as you savor yummy Bengali and Oriya food and the Chung with Restaurant, offering an array of cuisines is also a great choice for some delectable food and a cozy ambiance. The Wildgrass Restaurant will deliver an elegant experience as you dine amidst sheer greenery and savour that yummy Tandoori Pomfret along with some seasonal vegetable.
Other points of interest in Puri
invite some interesting activities. Head to the Puri Cheesecake that’s been churning out an awe-striking cheesecake and flan for more than four decades. Also savour some yummy western foods like Pasta and Pizza at the Peace Restaurant. Else, away from food, bathe away in the Narendra Tank – the largest holy dip pool in Puri and wash away your sins. Block your dates and book an amazing Puri tour package
for an invigorating holiday today.