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Why Famous
  • The first great poet of Orissa is the famous Sarala-Das who wrote the Mahabharata.
  • Orissa is famous for its Handicrafts mainly Patta Chitra, Sand Art, Metal Work, Stone Carving and Puppets.
  • Orissa lovely well planed city and well connected with rest of the country by rail,road,air. 
  • It has unique shiva temple Lingaraj temple which arttract worldwide tourist.

 

Facts Destination
  • Orissa is a state of india.
  • Located on the east coast of india, by the bay of bengal.
  • Orissa is the ninth largest state by area in india, and the eleventh largest by population.
  • Bhubneswar  is the capital of orissa.
  • Cuttack, the form capital of orissa, is 23 km from bhubaneswar.
  • Orissa is home to the Hirakud Dam, one of the longest dams in the world.    
Area Info
  • Spread across 155,707 sq km, it contains diverse habitats from lush green and hilly terrain to coastal plains and rolling river valleys, and rivers.
  • Deomali at 1672 m is the highest point of the state.
  • The interior of the state is mountainous and sparsely populated.
  • The capital and largest city of the state is Bhubaneswar is another name is temple city. 
Why Visit
  • A lot of architectural wonders and heritage sites at orissa offer breathtaking views and a  wholesome experience to the tourists visiting the state.
  • The beaches in orissa with some or the other unique feature of their own are the best loved beaches being yet unspoiled.
  • These caves are the best archaeological site at orissa: jagannath temple puri, konark sun temple, chilika lake, puri beach.

 

Best Time
  • October to March.
Transport
  • Orissa is connected to India through roads, railways, airports, and seaports.
  • The Biju Patnaik airport is being expanded to accommodate wide bodied aircraft.
  • Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar, is located 3 km south from the city.
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and Visakhapatnam Airport are the other nearest airports.
  • Bhubaneswar is well connected by air, rail and road with the rest of India.
Precautions
  • Avoid buying any kind of eatables from roadside vends.
  • Don’t venture out after dark, especially if you are a woman and alone.
  • Always lock the necessary documents, like passport, return tickets, etc, in the locker provided by your hotel or in your suitcase. Never keep them in the handbag you are carrying.

 

Lifestyle
  • The state has a very opulent cultural heritage, one of the richest in india.
  • The famous classical dance form, odissi originated in orissa.
  • Contemporary orissa has a proud cultural heritage that arose due to the intermingling of three  great religious traditions – hinduism, buddhism and jainism.
  • Other cultural attractions include the jagannatha temple in puri, known for its annual rath yatra or car festival.