Orissa- state with rich culture and exotic tourism

This article will give a brief information about the rich cultural heritage of the sate of Orissa and its wonderful tourist spots.

Orissa a wonderful state on the eastern coast of India over the years has been the preferred destination for anyone who has interest in religion, spirituality, culture, art and beauty of nature. Orissa has been known over the years for its ancient and medieval architecture, beautiful sea beaches, mesmerizing nature, various festivals, classical and ethnic dance forms which all combine to make this state an absolute paradise for tourists.

Orissa is home to numerous tribal communities who have over the years made their unique contributions to the rich cultural and tradition heritage of the state. These tribal communities have a lot to offer like their beautiful handicrafts, traditional dance forms, forest products and their unique lifestyle have been a sense of interest for tourists who visit Orissa from all around the world.

The recent efforts of the state government and the tourism department of Orissa to enhance the image of the state in the tourism industry have started to show good results and Orissa today is all set to welcome tourists from all parts of the world. Orissa boasts today of some of the most exotic tourist spots along with modern facilities for transport and accommodation.

The drive along the Marine Drive which connects Sun Temple Konark and the Jagannath Temple Puri offers a wonderful experience leaving the tourists spellbound with the serene picturesque beauty of nature at the both side of the road. The elegant and delightful drive allows tourists to enjoy sights of ancient monuments, cool breeze and the sound of the majestic sea.

The rich heritage and architectural brilliance of monuments like Puri Jagannath Temple, Lingaraj Temple, Fort of Barabati, Caves of UdayaGiri and KhandaGiri , Konark Sun Temple and Dhauli and Lalitigiri leaves tourist mesmerized and bewildered.

Orissa is state which has been known and appreciated over the years for its exquisite temple culture and architecture. The state has numerous temples which are a testimony for its rich cultural heritage for thousands of years now. Orissa has numerous temples but some of the most famous temples of the state are Jaggannath Temple Puri, Lingaraj Temple, Raja Rani Temple, Mukteswara Temple, Konark Sun Temple just to name a few.

So we can say that the state of Orissa is an absolute paradise for tourists. A visit to the state for any tourist will be a wonderful experience because of its wonderful tourist spots along with warm hospitality and wonderful transport facilities.


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