Orissa has many famous temples and it is alsi well known for its architectural wonders. Orissa is also called as The holy land of Orissa. Orissa is mostly surrounded by the pilgrims. The Sun Temple at Konark is one of the greatest architecture. Orissa is also referred as seat of Lord Jagannath.
History of pilgrimage
If we look back at the history dating to about 2000 BC, the pilgrimage sites whci are present at Orissa was attracted by the pilgrims from all over the world. This manily happens on the occasion of Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath. There is another famous pilgrims in orissa which is nothing but the magnificent Lingaraj and Mukteswar temples.
Other Temples in Orissa
The devotees from Hindus, Jains and Buddhists all come over to Orissa for a pilgrimage point. Apart from the pilgrimages, Orissa also has many other famous hindu temples like
- Ananta Vasudeva
- Puri Jagannath
- Vimaleswar / Gaurisankar temple