Orissa is fun!

What about having a tour of Orissa? Orissa, the land of Oriyas, earlier known as Kalinga, is flanked by the Eastern Ghats on the west and the Bay of Bengal on the East. This ‘jewel of the east’ endowed with some of the great wonders of India’s cultural and natural heritage is still largely unexplored …

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Visit Sambalpur!

Sambalpur is the Western Odisha region’s administrative, commercial and educational hub. The city contains many famous temples, historic buildings, and parks. Sambalpur is famous for premier educational institutes like Sambalpur University, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Gangadhar Meher University, Indian Institute of Management …

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Konark, The City Of Sun Temple!

This small sea-side town was an important ancient port and is now world-renowned for the majestic Sun Temple – a World Heritage Site of UNESCO and a charming beach. Sun Temple: The magnificent shrine built by Ganga king Narasimha Deva – I in 1278, is the crowning glory of Orissan temple architecture. According to Rabindranath …

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Rourkela, The Engineering Heartland

Close to Rourkela, lie many scenic places including Khandadhar waterfall, which boasts to be the highest waterfall of its kind in the whole of eastern India. Apart from that Vedavyas, the confluence of two rivers Sankh and Koel is only a few miles from the main city, which is believed to be the abode of …

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Cuttack, The Millennium City

Cuttack is also referred to as the millennium city of Odisha. The city is more than a thousand years old. It is also called the Silver City because it is world-famous for its silver filigree work. Also, it is referred to as the business capital of the state. It was the previous capital of Odisha …

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Puri beach

Explore Puri, the resting place of Lord Vishnu!

Jagannatha Temple at Puri The Jagannatha Temple at Puri is one of the major Hindu temples built in the Kalinga style of architecture. The temple tower, with a spire, rises to a height of 58 meters (190 ft), and a flag is unfurled above it, fixed over a wheel (chakra). The temple is built on …

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Bhubaneswar, The Temple City Of India

Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, is known for its architecture and ancient temples. It is also a Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage destination. The 10th-century Lingaraja temple, dedicated to Shiva, has been described as “the truest fusion of dream and reality.” The surface of the 55-meter high Lingaraja temple is covered with carvings. Sculpture and architecture …

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