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Orissa is extremely rich in flora and fauna. Here you can take the pleasure of everything from pristine rivers to sun-kissed beaches, serene temples to cascading waterfalls and diverse wildlife sanctuaries. Orissa can be rightly termed as the tribal state of India with numerous tribes living under one horizon. All these tribes bring in their own cultures and traditions to the state, making it flamboyant in all aspects.

Top Places to Visit in Orrisa include:

Bhubaneswar, renowned with the name of Temple City of India, is the most popular city of Orissa. The city brings to you a m�lange of history, heritage and urbanization.� Bhubaneswar has a list of attractions some of which include Dhauli Hills, Udayagiri & Khandagiri caves, Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations, Bindu Sarovara, Nandan Kanan Zoological Park, Satkosia Tiger Reserve, etc. For the devotees of sun kissed beaches and age-old temples, Puri is an ideal choice. Puri is blessed with beautiful places which interest all, including Puri Beach, Puri Beach Festival, Puri Jagannath temple, Chilika Lake & Bird Sanctuary, and Gundicha Ghar Temple.

Konark is an epitome of ancient art and sculpture. The carvings of the Konark Sun Temple make many jaws drop. The temple is one of the seven wonders of India and displays finest art work & sculptures. Cuttack is another ancient city here known as the business capital of Orissa. Here you can explore Mahanadi Barrage, Fort of Barabati, Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary and Ansupa Lake. Bargarh in Orissa is a fairly less populated destination where travelers can enjoy sights of old temples surrounded with scenic beauty. The place has its mentions in the Hindu epic of Ramayana and is dotted with attractions like Chal Dhar Waterfall, Gandhamadan, Papanga Hills and Temples of Nrusinghanath and Kedarnath. For spotting spellbinding vistas of rocky outcrops, charming waterfalls and emerald biosphere reserves, nothing is as fascinating as Jeypore in Orissa.

How to Reach

By Air: Bhubaneshwar-Biju Patnaik International Airport is a major airport in the state.

By Train: Bhubaneshwar railway station is the most popular railway junction connecting the state with rest of the country.

By Road: Orissa is well connected to a wide network of roads through National highways and State highways.

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