Located in a charming corner of the coast of the state of Odisha, Puri is a renowned pilgrimage town well located right by the Bay of Bengal. Puri is easily accessible and only a little over an hour’s scenic drive from the capital city of Bhubaneswar. While there are several reasons to visit Puri, the biggest attraction about it is that it is home to the Jagannath Temple which dates back to the 12th century. Jagannath Temple is one of the holy Char Dham pilgrimage site for Hindus. Several major religious festivals including Ratha Yatra are held in this temple complex throughout the year which attracts hordes of pilgrims.
Apart from this, Puri is also famous for its popular beach which offers several exciting activities including admiring some of the best sand art one will see anywhere in the world. The craft of Applique Art is also something that will intrigue guests.
There are several other tourist spots to visit in and around Puri like Sun Temple in Konark, Chilka Lake and Pipili. Puri is truly a memorable seaside destination.
Where to Stay
MAYFAIR Waves is a trendy boutique resort located right on Puri Beach offering matchless luxury and boundless serenity.