Odisha – Odisha, previously known as Orissa, is a state on the eastern coast of India. This state is a special part of the country with modern infrastructure and facilities. After independence, there was tremendous development in the rural areas of this state. Due to the large number of beautiful and carved temples here, this province is also known as “Earth of Temples”. Few places are unique in terms of culture and heritage and Odisha state is also one of them. With its rich tradition and natural heritage, “Odisha” is the treasure and honor of India. “Odisha” is also fondly known as the soul of India.
Places to visit at Odisha
Puri – It is a city where every religion has taken a new shape where the confluence of many culture has created a unique world a woolly bark in the blue water of the sea here holds are the promise of washing away all past sins. The city is famous for its infamous deity Lord “Jagannath”, holds a history that trace back to a time as old as the birth of Jesus and Mohmed. Its culture and its tradition are not only prevalent but also hide a cosmic charm which very few other places of the universe possess.
Places to visit at Puri – Jagannath Temple, Chilika Lake, Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, Daring Badi.
Bhubaneshwar – This magnificent city is the capital of Odisha and also known as the “Temple city of India”. Bhubaneshwar is mainly famous for its fabric like readymade garment and saris. In Bhubaneshwar most of the dishesh is made up of rice because rice is the main crop of this region. Maccha Ghanta is a main dish for the occasion of Durga Ashtmi. This modern city was designed by the German Architect Otto Königsberger.
Places to visit at Bhubaneshwar – Lingaraj Temple, Udaygiri and Khandagiri caves, Mukteshwara Temple, Odisha State Museum, Rajarani Temple and much more to explore at this Magnificent city.
Delicacy of Odisha – The classic signature dish of Odisha is “Santula” Made with raw papaya, Brinjal and Tomato. Must try dishes of Odisha are – Pakhala Bhata, Chhena Poda, Pilaf, Rasabali, Pitha and much more.
How to reach – There are regular superfast Trains Available from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and from many other cities. You can connect with the city directly by Air at Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneshwar.