Tourist Destinations in Odisha
Stretched over 500 km along the coastline of eastern India, Odisha caters to every Tourist's interest with her towering mountains, serene lakes, frolicking rivers, exotic beaches, world famous temples and dense wildlife reserves.
Odisha being a veritable museum of the sculptural and artistic heritage of India has attracted Tourists across the globe through ages. The magnificent Sun Temple at Konark, the Artistic temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri which is famous for its spectacular Rath Yatra festival apart from enumerous temples in Bhubaneswar. Go to the eastern part of the state, you get 482 km stretch of a gentle coastline of the Bay of Bengal, with lavish sea beaches like Puri, Chandipur, Gopalpur on Sea, Taalsaari and many more. On the western borders the lush green hills and mountains of the Eastern Ghats would mesmerize you through its winding hilly routes. The dense green shades of several Wildlife National Parks like Simlipal Tiger Reserve, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Baisipalli, Balukhand-Konark, Chandaka, Balimela, Debrigarh, Hadgarh, Bhitarkanika National Park, Karlapat, Lakhari Valley, Kondakameru, Satkosia and Sunabeda Tiger Reserves. Odisha is proud of her thirty three rivers flowing through the state, among which Mahanadi, Balasore and Baitarani are the ones with massive river beds. The largest salt water lake in Asia, Chilka is in Odisha where you can spend a weekend looking at the spectacular scenic beauty.