North East Indian - City Guide - Orissa

Orissa, now known as Odisha, is an extraordinarily beautiful land, least touched and least discovered. Situating amidst beautiful lush green mountains of the Eastern Ghats, Orissa is a place of historical importance. Orissa is filled with magnificent monuments and elegant temples.

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The majestic temple of Lord Jagannath which is renowned for the Rath Yatra chariot festival at Puri and Bhubaneshwar and the awe-inspiring Sun Temple of Konark are the major attractions of Orissa.

If you are a nature or an adventure lover, Orissa is a place worth for a visit. Popularly known as the "Soul of India", Orissa is a spectacular place to explore the beauty and bounty of nature and wildlife.

The serpentine rivers, milky white waterfalls, blue hills of Eastern Ghats carpeted with lush green forests, palm-fringed silver beaches, alluring paddy fields and the charming lakes embellishes this beautiful land.

The culture, tradition, art, dance, music, festivals and fairs of Orissa are absolutely a breathtaking combination of sights and sounds. Beaches at Puri, Gahirmatha and Gopalpur are a treat for beach lovers.The delicate Orissan ikat textiles are famous all across the world.

Plan a trip to the Soul of India, Orissa to enjoy your travel to the fullest with an unforgettable experience.