Tourist Places in Puri

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Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri
Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
Established in the 12th century, Jagannath Temple is one of the most renowned place of worship in Orissa. While it is visited daily by hundreds of people, it is specially revered by followers of the Vaishnava tradition. The temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna) who is... Read More »
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Puri Beach, Puri
Puri Beach, Puri
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Beach
Puri Beach like other beaches of Puri is very long and quiet. You can reach most of the famous temples with ease as they are all situated close to the beach only. Numerous stalls line up around the beach for tourists to pick up souvenirs made of shells, jute and many lamp shades or wall hangings... Read More »
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Chilika Lake, Puri
Chilika Lake, Puri
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Lake
Chilika Lake is another great destination to visit. This lake is Asia’s largest salt water lagoon. Situated near the Bay of Bengal, this lake is separated from the sea by only a small neck like piece of land. This is a favorite migratory spot for a numerous birds during winter. Read More »
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Swargadwar, Puri
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Beach
Swargadwar is situated along the sea shore and holds a lot of attraction owing to the mythical stories attached to this place. It is believed that a person who passes away at this place is directly transported to heaven and is also able to attain complete moksha or salvation. It is believed that... Read More »
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Sakshi Gopal Temple, Puri
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
The diminutive version of the Jagannath Temple is the Sakshi Gopal Temple. The temple is dedicated Lord Krishna and his consort, Radha. These idols were brought to this shrine by King Pratapruda Deva. When you visit the Jagannath Temple, it is a must that you also offer prayers at Sakshi Gopal... Read More »
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Gundicha Temple, Puri
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
Gundicha Temple is situated towards the north east direction of the Jagannath temple and was constructed in the 16th century. It is shaped like a dome with Lord Vishnu’s wheel adorning the top. Gundicha temple is popularly referred to as His aunt’s house because when the Rath Yatra... Read More »
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Lakshmi Temple, Puri
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
The Lakshmi Temple, devoted to Goddess Lakshmi, is one among the famous temples of Puri. It is situated very close to Lord Jagannath Temple and plays a very important role in the Rath Yathra. It is believed that when the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati takes place, Goddess Lakshmi... Read More »
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Loknath temple, Puri
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
Close to Jagannath temple lays the 11th century Loknath temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. According to history the lingam in this temple was established by Lord Rama. The unique feature is that the shivalinga is always under water which substantiates the legend that Goddess Ganga flows through the... Read More »
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Markandesvara temple, Puri
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
Another famous Shiva temple of Puri is the Markandesvara temple. This temple was built way back in the 13th century. In the front of the temple, you will find a lovely statue of Nataraj, with ten arms. The temple has the similar features, as that of other popular temples like Sisireswara temple... Read More »
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Vimala Temple, Puri
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
Built by the Somavamsi kings in the 10th century, is the Vimala Temple, which is dedicated to Goddess Shakti, another incarnation of Goddess Parvati. This sanctum has 7 incarnations of Goddess Parvati within the premises namely, Varahi, Chamundi, Kaumari, Andri, Vaishnavi, Brahmi and Maheshwari.... Read More »
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Sudarshan Craft Museum, Puri
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The Sudarshan Craft Museum situated in the Station road was started in the year 1977. As the museum was started by Shri Sudarhsan Sahoo, you will find a lot of his artistic works here along with other famous artistic works. Within the campus of the museum you will find a Buddhist temple of... Read More »
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Daya River, Puri
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: River
Daya River in Puri, a branch of Kuakhai River, starts at Saradeipur. It joins with Malaguni River and flows into Chilika Lake on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. This 37 km long river is historically important as the infamous Kalinga war was fought on the river bank. It was also the cradle of an... Read More »
Raghurajpur Artist Village, Puri
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Village
Kanchi Ganesha Temple, Puri
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 14
Places to Visit in Puri
  • Type: Temple
Puri is one of the important Hindu religious place, as one of the original Char Dham pilgrimage sites, it is famous for Lord Jagannath Temple. Kanchi Ganesha Temple is a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha located inside the famous Jagannath Temple complex. As per legends this idol was gifted... Read More »
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