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Around Puri & Tourist Places in Puri

Bhubaneswar Simlipal Chilka Lake
Bhitarkanika Konark Sun Temple  


There are numerous tourist Places Around Puri, where you have much more to explore, undoubtedly more than enough to enchant you through. As you travel in and around Puri, the history attached to Puri takes you straight to the 3rd century and even in the contemporary times. Puri is really much admired for its ancient monuments such as the Konark Sun Temple, the Jagannath Temple, as well as for the inherent splendor of its beaches and religious spots. It has its cultural heritage as well as its scenic beauty that so nicely makes it a place that needs your exploration. An excursion to the Best Places around Puri would let you delve into various tourist spots peppered around the holy town.

Apart from the famous Jagannath Temple and the splendid Konark Sun Temple, other amazing places to visit in and around Puri are Chilika Lake, Pipli and Puri Beach to captivate your all the senses. Therefore, there is no point in waiting to get fully aware of where to go around the place of peace. So, let us sift through the series of enthralling attractions listed below that beckon you towards this holy place for an experience for the lifetime.

Raghurajpur:Raghurajpur is an amazing place where art and culture seems to be in great abundance. It lies at a distance of 12 Km from Puri and is well known as the village of art. The brilliance of pattachitra paintings adds to its overall artistic charm. Moreover, it is to Raghurajpur that the well known Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra belonged. Yes, he was an extremely illustrious Odissi dancer who instilled the artistic trend of Gotipua dance into the very culture of this place. Therefore, it is one of the most significant tourist attractions around Puri that instills more admiration for Puri in your hearts.

Sakshigopal: Sakshigopal is a sacred place around Puri, dedicated to Lord Krishna, in which the beautiful idols of Shri Radha and Krishna are worshipped with profound devotion. It is 17 Km away from Puri and close to this place, the find the Bakulbana School as well as Biswanath Siva that is situated at a distance of 10 Km from this temple. In the vicinity of Sakshigopal, there exists a popular village named as Balara, where you get the chance to visit the illustrious Balunkeswar Siva Temple. The compound of this temple consists of various idols of deities such as goddess Durga, goddess Ambika, Lord Damodara, Narasimha, etc. that are respected by the devotees.

Satapada of Chilika Lake: Satpada refers to the bunch of seven astonishing islands lying lose to the Chilka Lake that is considered to be one of the best places to visit in Puri. The intriguing sight of birds as well as dolphins over here beckons thousands of tourists and nature lovers.

Konark: Konark is much known for the monuments it has with it that are accompanied by a series of temples including the Ramachandi Temple as well as the Beleswar Temple. It is the most frequently visited destination that is more than enough to make your holidays in Puri worthwhile.

Pipli: Pipli is the most enchanting village of art, craft and astoundingly rich appliqué work. People are drawn to this place to have a nice collection of amazing artistic items as well as handicrafts.

Therefore, do make it a point to go for an excursion around Puri and get well acquainted with Puri.

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