DESTINATION GUIDE OF PURI

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The Golden Triangle of East India includes Puri, Konark and Bhubaneshwar. This is also known as the glorious golden temple triangle of the Eastern India. This triangle shows the rich heritage of the state of Odisha. Each place has it's own importance, culture and heritage.

Golden Triangle of East India

PURI:
The first link of Odisha's Golden Triangle, Puri is the spiritual capital of the state and popularly known as Jagannath Puri, Nilachala, Nilagiri, Niladri, Purusottam Khetra, Srikhetra, Shreekhetra and Sankha Khetra, occupies a significant place in the map of torism and field of spiritualism of the country for its magnificent culture and striking beauty. Puri, popularly known as the Jagannath Dham, is one of the Char Dhams (Four most famous pilgrimage circuit) of India. The other three dhams are Dwarka, Rameswaram and Badrinath. The main two attractions of this city are famous Lord Jagannath Temple and finest long sandy Sea beach.

BHUBANESWAR:
The Second link of Odisha's Golden Triangle, Bhubaneswar is the capital city of Odisha. It is also known as the 'City of Temples'. The main tourist attractions of this city are Lingaraj Temple, Mukteshwar Temple, Rajarani Temple, Bindusagar Lake, Khandagiri, Udigiri, Nandankanan and Odisha State Museum.

KONARK:
The Third link of Odisha's Golden Triangle, the Sun Temple of Konark, built in the middle of 13th century, is a massive conception of artistic magnificence and engineering dexterity. Designed in the form of a gorgeously decorated chariot mounted on 24 wheels , each about 10 feet in diameter, and drawn by seven mighty horses, this monument attracts domestic and international pilgrims and tourists in large numbers.

Gloden Triangle on Google Map

Destination Sets

If you are travelling to Puri then Shreekhetra.com recommends three destination sets, based on their location and accessbility, which will be best explored in a single day. All these destination sets includes places around Puri.

The First destination set covers
1. Balighai Beach
2. Ramachandi
3. Chandrabhaga
4. Sun Temple of Konark
5. Kakatpur
Click here to view short descriptions and route map of Destination Set 1
The second destination set covers
1. Alarnath Temple
2. Baliharachandi Temple
3. Satapada
4. Chilka Lake
Click here to view short descriptions and route map of Destination Set 2
The Third destination set covers
1. Siruli Mahavir Temple
2. Raghurajpur
3. Sakhigopal
4. Pipli
Click here to view short descriptions and route map of Destination Set 3

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