Puri

Puri

By | Update Date: April 15, 2021, 20:50 IST

Located on the eastern coast of the country, Puri is known as the most important Hindu pilgrimage center. Jagannath Temple, one of the four most important Hindu pilgrimage sites or one to four dhams is located here. In addition, Puri s magnificent wide white-sand beaches, fishing farms and luxurious resorts make it an attractive tourist destination. The surf on the beaches here is one of the best on the entire east coast of India, and dawn is a breathtaking sight.


Puri famous JagannathTempleand Sun Temple can be kept in mind for people with a particular religious faith. According to Cunningham the ancient name of this city was Charitra which was mentioned byChinesepilgrim Hwen Tsang as Che-li-ta-lo Was.


Visiting Lord Jagannath Temple, walking on the beach and experiencing the beauty of sunrise and sunset are probably some of the best things to do in Puri. One can also visit small villages nearby to see folk art and handicrafts, which are bright, colorful and exquisitely crafted items. Traditional methods of fishing used by local fishermen are of interest, as are visiting nearby historical sites to understand the history of the city and the sense of lifestyle of the local people.


Puri has a distinct tropical climate and is best visited during the winter between October to April after clearing all the dust and dirt around the monsoon. Mild wool may be required, a little chilly for nights out by sea.


This city of Puri is filled with the magic of a tourist place that can win hearts in the blink of an eye. It is only when chanting the name of God that he visits many pilgrimages in Puri so that he can feel peace in the soul. With the changing day, the city brings a new experience for its travelers.


Lord Jagannath is sometimes described as the Vijayarana sect of Buddhism with the rebirth of Buddha, sometimes through its famous wildlife sanctuary, secondly with its beautiful lake and most of its reeling waves and sand ruined by the sun. As the day changes from evening to evening, the city draws its passengers closer to Puri Beach. Those who come to take a dip in the holy water, as soon as the laher collides with the coast, the white sand gives new life which is astonishing sight in itself, all these are only a glimpse of choice for a holiday in Puri because the land only hears them stories Who listen closely. More than just a city, Puri is full of the goodness of tourist attractions. Spend a few days in Puri s lap and the famous attractions are Jagannath Temple, Gundicha Temple, Puri Beach, Ramchandi Temple and you will know it all.


Important travel information

Once every year, the famous Rath Yatra or car festival is held in Puri in the months of June-July. It commemorates the legendary return of Lord Jagannath to his kingdom on earth. The beach festival is celebrated in late March or early April, and showcases the best of Orissa s folk andclassical danceforms, music and handicrafts. Nav Kalevar is a local festival of considerable religious rituals, when the gods of the three temples, Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra change their external forms. The new sculptures are specially made from sacred sandalwood trees, following certain rules.

Why Go To Puri

Lord Jagannath, Beach, Puri Jagannath Temple, Konark, Cuttack

Tourist Sightseeing in Puri

  1. Jagannath Temple
  2. Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary
  3. Puri Beach
  4. Gundicha Ghar Temple
  5. Atharnala Bridge
  6. Pipili
  7. Puri Rath Yatra
  8. Loknath Temple
  9. Panch Tirtha
  10. Chakra Tirtha Mandir
  11. Darya Mahabir Temple
  12. Siddha Mahavir Temple

Pipili

A branch is seen from Konark Road Bhubaneswar to Puri Road, 36 km from Puri, there is a worldwide famous handloom fair. This village is called Pipili or Pipli. Pipli is named for the villages Pipli Sasan and Darji Sahi. The handicrafts of this city serve as a means of its income. The grand applique technology that travels around the world may be the only reason for your visit to this place. You will not be sure to see how clothes are cut in the shape of flowers, birds, ornamental nature, gods and goddesses. Cloths cut in different shapes are sealed and embroidered and weaved on them to create a variety of designs that look very beautiful. You will be happy to see this. Lampshades, handbags, cushion covers, canopies, Garden umbrella etc. are some items that you can easily buy from here. You can also enjoy tasty food here. Which along with being local, is also very tasty. The state of Orissa is famous for its culinary excellence. Though Orissa is associated with Puri, the religious city, therefore, you will get more vegetarian food here. But there are many such places here where you can enjoy sea fish, crabs, prawns etc. water creatures. Other seafood is found in abundance on the vast coast of the state. Prawns etc. can be enjoyed by water creatures. Other seafood is found in abundance on the vast coast of the state. Prawns etc. can be enjoyed by water creatures. Other seafood is found in abundance on the vast coast of the state.

Also see: 5 Best Places to visit in Kerala

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