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PURI, THE RESIDENCE OF LORD JAGANNATH
One of the major tourist places in India, Puri is one of the Chaar Dhaam in Hindu pilgrimage journeys in the Indian state of Orissa. Known primarily for The Jagannath Temple, it is the point from where the famous Jagannath Rath Yatra begins.
Sri Jagannath Puri Temple: an ancient temple constructed in the 11 century, it is dedicated to Lord Jagannath a diety of Lord Vishnu, the Preserver of the Universe. This is the point from where the Jagannath Rath Yatra begins which is the best time to visit Puri. During this event Puri becomes one of the most visited tourist places in Indiaand Indian Travel Company, draws millions of toursits and pilgrims from all across the globe
Golden Beach: as the name suggests, it gives a golden hue as long as the sun keeps on shining.
Shankaracharya’s Gobardhan Peeth: it is a math of Hindu importance
Shree Loknath Temple: dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is said that over here he hid himself under a pond from Lord Shani. The reason why the Shivalinga over here is half submerged.
How to Reach
Puri is conveniently accessible through railways with trains coming from all major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore etc.
There is no direct air connectivity to Puri. By air the best way to reach is via Bhubaneshwar.