Odisha, the crown of eastern India, has variety of tourist destinations to gratify to every taste. Odisha has various attractions ranging from natural wonders such as coastline and beaches, temples, lakes, monuments, arts and culture. Not only people from other states but also from other countries come to Odisha to enjoy the natural beauty and refreshment. There are so many popular places in Odisha. They are Puri-Sea-Beach, Konark Temple, Chilika Lake, Khandagiri Udayagiri caves, Wildlife sanctuaries etc.
Puri Beach is located along the coast line of Bay of Bengal. Fine white sands, roar of the breakers rolling in from the Bay of Bengal and countless devotees gathering the place for a purification dip are the other names for Puri Beach.
Konark is located near the Bay of Bengal and is well known for its various ancient temples and monuments. Konark, houses a monstrous temple dedicated to the Sun God. The monuments of Konark are also famous for their religious significance. Konark is famous for Sun temple.
Chikila Lake queen of natural beauty is a brackish water lagoon in Odisha. It is spread over Puri, Khurda and Ganjam district in Odisha. It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest in the world. It is the wintering ground for migratory birds during winter.
Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves are located in the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha. These are also known as natural and partly artificial caves. Udayagiri and Khandagiri have 18 and 15 caves.
Shri Jagannatha Mandir is famous for Lord Jagannath. Puri is also known as Shri Purushottam Kshetra in the name of Lord Jagannath.
LingaRaj Temple is one of the oldest temples of the Temple City Bhubaneswar, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is the largest temple in Bhubaneswar.
Rajarani Temple is one of the most renowned and famous temple in Bhubaneswar. It was built in between 10th and 11th century.
Bhitarkanika-Mangroves is a home to the endangered Saltwater Crocodile, Indian python, White Crocodile, King Cobra and many other species of flora and fauna.
Mukteswara temple is a 10th Century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Mukteswara, is molded with figures of hermits in several poses of meditation.
Gopalpur Beach located in Ganjam district and on the coast of Bay of Bengal, is a famous tourist place in Odisha. It offers the tourists a calm and beautiful time with the beach and its natural beauty.