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Culture of puri

The culture of Puri is steeped in the Jagannath Culture, which is an amalgamation of several Indian cultures along with Vaishnavism. The culture of Puri is reflected in the many festivals that take place here which imbue a strong religious fervour over the place. Snana Yatra, Ratha Yatra plus Chandan Yatra are some of the main festivals. The Jagannath Temple culture bears its stamp on the food of the people here. Arts and craft including handiwork, handlooms and architecture reflect the prevalent temple culture. \nThe cultural history of Puri dates back to primordial times.The gala celebrations of the Puri Beach Festival are much see events which is enjoyed by art aficionados. Odissi Dance, Naga dances, Medha dances, Gotipua dances, Bhalunacha dance, Pala Natya and Navarang dance are included in Puri’s performing arts culture. Patta-Chitra paintings are folk paintings which have the distinction of being the most antique among all the other form of paintings here. \nRaghurajpur Artist Village is home to several artisans involved in this artwork and is a popular tourist destination. Palm leaf paintings, Gotipua dance troupes, tussar paintings, palm leaf engravings, stone and wood work, wooden, cow dung and papier mache toys and masks are fashioned here. Sand sculpture and applique art are significant to the city where artists find their canvas on the sands of the beaches in Puri.

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  • Theme of Puri [Culture, Heritage]
  • You'll love Puri for [Monuments, Temples]
  • Watchout for [Humidity, Noise pollution]
  • Best Time To Visit
    November - February

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    2 Nights, 3 Days
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    Rs.7,500
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Places to stay in puri

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Popular Flights To puri

    • CCUKolkata
      BBIBhubaneswar
    • Indigo
      6E-745
    • 04:45 06:00
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    • 01h 15m
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    • 08h 10m
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