Having a vibrant cultural history Odisha is one of the most stunning places to visit thoroughout the country. The major attractions here are mostly the temples but there are even several cities which have stunning landscapes and breathtaking views. The temples here boast of stunning architectural details that stand testament to the various kingdoms that flourished in the state’s history. These are some of the most obvious choices for places to visit in Odisha.
Puri in Odisha is one of the four must-visit pilgrimage sites for Hindus because of Jagannath Temple that forms the part of Char Dham in India. As it is a beach city one can experience awesome beautiful landscape with palm leaves and glimmering waves on the shoreline are worth watching at the sunset when the sunlight hits the waves and they sparkle.
Knwon as the Temple City of India this city holds a 2000 years old
history. This place presents the perfect amalgamation of a rustic world that features grand temples and brilliant architecture and a modern era that features flourishing business and commerce.
This is the home to UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, the Sun Temple. It is one of the most visited places in East India because of its religious and cultural importance. It has diverse and vivid landscapes owing to which it is very renowned. Dotted with several temples, museums, and beaches, with silhouettes of the Eastern Ghats in the background.
It is a commercial city with plenty of impressive and worth visiting spots. Additionally it is also the Cultural Captial of the state. Referred to as the cultural capital of Odisha, Cuttack is a commercial city with plenty of impressive tourist attractions. is counted amongst the most well-planned ‘Millennium’ cities in the country now. The beautiful waterside landscape of Cuttack is interspersed with small rivers like Kathajodi, Kuakhai, Birupa, and Mahanadi.
At a distance of 256km from Bhubaneshwar and is recognised by its beautiful culture and an essence of purity in nature. Its Rath Yatra is considered the biggest and oldest after Puri and thus Baripada is also known as Dwitiya Srikhetra (Second Puri).