- Located on the Bay of Bengal Shore. Orissa is counted to be one of the
finest beach side of India.
How to Reach - The nearest
airport of Bhubaneshwar connects Puri with other major cities of India
through frequent flights. The Puri railway station caters to the need of the
rail transport. In terms of the road transport buses to and from Calcutta,
Vishakhapatnam, Guwahati, Chennai et al ply to Puri.
Best Time to Visit - Puri,
with its typical tropical climate, makes it a place suitable for visiting
during the winters. The best time to visit this place therefore would be,
from October to April.
About Puri Beach
Where sun kissed beaches wet your feet and breeze elevates you from the
earthy smell to the clouds, Puri beaches will give you a out of the
world feel. Puri is one of the four major holy places in India. Situated
on the shores of Bay of Bengal, it has one of the finest beaches in the
world. For centuries now, the Puri beach has been the ultimate
destination of devoted pilgrims as they visit to take the traditional
purification dip. Whereas beach lovers enjoy holidaying in Puri beach.
Puri captures an enthralling opportunity to experience its wild sea
The Beach of Puri is counted among India's finest beaches. You can
easily locate array of fishermen giving direction to the tourists. Puri
Beach is an exciting place for viewing romantic sunsets and sunrises.
The fine white sands of the Puri beach and the roar of the breakers
rolling in from the Bay of Bengal have fascinated visitors throughout
the ages. With excellent beach facing hotels and guest houses, the Puri
beach is an ideal holiday spot, where you can easily spend a lot of
magnificent Jagannath temple, one of the holiest temples in the country
is located very closely to the beach. The beach is also the venue for
the famous dance and music festival held every year at the beach. The
colossal Jagannath temple known as the white pagoda enshrines Krishna,
Subhadra and Balarama.
The temple of Jagannath Puri is a rekha dwell with curvilinear tower on
a pancha ratha plan and was built by Ananta Barma Chodaganga Dev during
12th century A.D. and was completed by Ananga Bhima Dev. This temple is
one of the tallest monuments in the country, height is about 214 feet
from the ground level
Puri Beach Festival
It takes place in the month of November showcasing the arts and crafts,
also the cuisines of Orissa. The whole of Orissa indulges into merry
making and call of this celebration.