Orissa Festivals

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Orissa is a land of colourful festivals, which have a long history and tradition behind them. orissa’s innumerable festivals however stand out because of their uniqueness. Festivals in Orissa symbolise people’s cultural, social and religious aspirations. They help people to live a fuller and better life, remove monotony and provide healthy recreation. They promote unity, […]

Sun Temple – Konark

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Konark, a small town in Puri district in the state of Orissa. Konark houses a colossal temple dedicated to the Sun God. Even though it’s in ruined state it’s a magnificent temple reflecting the genius of the architects that envisioned and built it. Konark is also known as Konaditya. The name Konark is derived from […]


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Puri, the holiest place in Orissa and one of the biggest pilgrimage centers in India which is situated on the eastern coast and just 60 km away from the state capital Bhubaneswar. It is one of the four duly worshiped holy dhams of Hinduism in India – Puri, Dwarka, Rameswaram and Badrinath. It is also […]


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Chilka Lake in Orissa is Asia’s largest inland salt-water lagoon. It is not just the largest coastal lagoon of Asia but it’s the second largest lagoon in the World making it the popular picnic spot for the tourists. The lagoon hosts over 160 species of birds in the peak migratory season coming from distance places […]