Tourist Places in Puri

Places to Visit in Puri

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Puri Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 18591 Ratings

Puri is mostly preferred by travellers from Kolkata, Delhi. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Puri is, however, mostly preferred by Family, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Puri are February, March, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 40 tourist places in Puri, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Puri can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Puri for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Puri Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Puri, browse through photos & pictures, explore Puri using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Puri, which are great places to visit, are Baleshwar Beach, Nalabana Bird Sanctuary, Shree Lokanath Temple, Vimala Temple, Chandrabhaga Beach. Puri can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Puri Tourist Places



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Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri
  • Type: Temple
69%
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Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
287 Ratings & 184 Reviews
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  • Beach
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Puri Beach, Puri
  • Type: Beach
85%
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Puri Beach, Puri
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
218 Ratings & 129 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Chilika Lake, Puri
  • Type: Lake
79%
voted as clean
Chilika Lake, Puri
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
5.7/ 7 1
69 Ratings & 50 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Konark Sun Temple, Puri
  • Type: Historic Place
  • Entry: Paid
92%
voted as clean
Konark Sun Temple, Puri
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
28 Ratings & 20 Reviews
50%
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Swargadwar, Puri
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
4.9/ 7 1
27 Ratings & 18 Reviews
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.... Read More »
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Sakshi Gopal Temple, Puri
  • Type: Temple
99%
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Sakshi Gopal Temple, Puri
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 40
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Average Rating
4.9/ 7 1
10 Ratings & 9 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Raghurajpur Artist Village, Puri
  • Type: Village
99%
voted as clean
Raghurajpur Artist Village, Puri
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 40
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6/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 7 Reviews
99%
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Gundicha Temple, Puri
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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... Read More »
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  • Type: Beach
99%
voted as clean
Konark Beach, Puri
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6.6/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
  • Type: Temple
Kanchi Ganesha Temple, Puri
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
5.4/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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... Read More »
Daya River, Puri
  • Type: River
Daya River, Puri
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 40
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Average Rating
5.3/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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... Read More »
  • Type: Beach
67%
voted as clean
Chandrabhaga Sea Beach, Puri
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 4 Reviews
"Needs improvement"2 months ago "A good spot for photography"2 months ago
  • Type: Temple
99%
voted as clean
Lakshmi Temple, Puri
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 40
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Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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,... Read More »
"Nice to offer puja"2 months ago "Nothing special to see"Feb 26, 2014
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  • Type: Temple
99%
voted as clean
Mausi Ma Temple, Puri
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 40
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Average Rating
6.6/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
"A must see"2 months ago "A good place"Apr 2, 2015
Loknath temple, Puri
  • Type: Temple
Loknath temple, Puri
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 40
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Average Rating
5.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
99%
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Vimala Temple, Puri
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6.4/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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,... Read More »
"Important Shakti-Peeth"3 months ago "Complete peace of mind"Apr 30, 2015
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50%
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Chandrabhaga Beach, Puri
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
5.7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
  • Type: Beach
99%
voted as clean
Golden Beach, Puri
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
6.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
"The lonely beach around Puri"3 weeks ago "Beautiful beach"Nov 30, 2014
  • Type: Lake
Narendra Pokhari, Puri
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Museum And Sudarshan Workshop, Puri
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 40
Places to Visit in Puri
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
"Much delighted visiting"Sep 22, 2014

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