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Best 5 places in Odisha to visit

Updated on 10 March 2023 by Rishabh kumar

  • Odisha is famous for its heritage sites. From beaches to pilgrimage sites, Odisha offers a lot of sightseeing opportunities to travellers from across the globe. Moreover, Puri Beach Festival and the Jagannath Rath Yatra attracts tons of tourists to Odisha yearly.

    Odisha, the state with a glorious history, is filled with nature and adventure. Inhabited by tribal people, the not-so-developed Indian state of Odisha must be visited to have the experience of the myriad wonders it has in store for everybody. Also known as the soul of India, Odisha is a place where you can relax on the beaches, visit the famous temples and explore the beauty and bounty of nature and wildlife. You can also find various monuments which gloriously stand to remind you of the history of the land. Odisha's art and culture, fairs and festivals, dances and music are a treat for the tourists . Visit the soul state of India and come back with a bag full of memories.

    when you are in odisha then you must visit these five places as:-

  • puri


    Best time to visit: November and February.
    Nearest airport: bhubaneswar airport at 58 km.
    Nearest railway station:Railway Station is in the city.

    Main tourist places to visit in Puri:

    Jagannath Temple
    Puri Beach
    Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary
    Gundicha Ghar Temple
    Atharnala Bridge

    Puri is the best place to visit in odisha.five to six year ago puri beaches was not clean but the last year visited puri, I was like wow ,the beaches totaly clean well organise. for near Golden Beach you have to pay 20/- to enter the particular beach area, but the money is nothing copare to facility they provide.
    For those with a particular religious faith, Puri might bring to mind the famous Jagannath Temple and the Sun Temple. For nature lovers, the beautiful beaches in the land may hold attraction. The vibrant land is famous for many festivals being a temple-rich place and it enjoys heavy footprints from all parts of the world.

  • bhuvneshwar


    Best time to visit:October to mid March.
    Nearest airport:Bhubaneswar Airport is in the city.
    Nearest railway station:Railway Station is in the city.

    Main tourist places to visit in Bhubaneswar:

    Parasurameswara Temple
    Mukteswar Temple
    Lingaraja Temple
    Udayagiri and Khandgiri Caves
    Dhauli Hill
    Nandankanan Zoological Park
    Odisha State Museum
    Ananta Vasudeva Temple
    Astasambhu Siva Temples
    Ram Mandir

    Bhubaneswar is in the center of every good tourist destinations in Odisha.Most of the famous tourist destinations are under 120km range..eg-puri ,konark,chilaka lake,and many other famous temple . Bhubaneswar also known as "Land's of Temples". The land, which is over 2500 years old, is a blend of ancient monuments and modern constructions. It is believed that Bhubaneswar had over 2000 temples in the past.

  • Konark


    Best time to visit: September to March.
    Nearest airport: bhubaneswar Airport at 63 km.
    Nearest railway station:puri Railway Station at 48 km.

    Main tourist places to visit in Konark :

    Sun Temple
    Konark Beach
    Konark Museum
    Ramachandi Temple
    Balukhand-Konark Wildlife Sanctuary.

    It's around 40km from Puri. It is natural that your mind races to Sun Temple when you think of Konark. The 13th century temple stands tall in the minds of tourists in spite of the fact that it is now in ruins. Konark has a few other ancient temples on its land for both history lovers and religious minds.

  • Cuttack


    Best time to visit: October to March.
    Nearest airport: bhubaneswar Airport in at 30 km away.
    Nearest railway station:Railway Junction is in the city.

    Main tourist places to visit in Cuttack :

    Kataka Chandi Temple
    Barabati fort
    Bhitarkanika Mangroves
    Netaji Birthplace Museum

    Former capital of Orissa and now its business capital, Cuttack, is also one of the ancient cities of the Indian state. Ancient monuments apart, Cuttack has a wide range of tourist attractions as it is home to picturesque destinations and pilgrim centers.

  • Paradeep


    Best time to visit: October to February.
    Nearest airport: bhubaneswar Airport is 109 km away.
    Nearest railway station: Railway station in the city.

    Main tourist places to visit in Paradeep:

    Paradip Port
    Gahirmatha Beach
    Gahirmatha Sanctuary
    Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
    Light House

    paradeep has one of the bigget Port on bay of Bengal. Location of Paradeep or Paradip, as it is also called, is in itself beautiful. In the confluence of river Mahanadi and Bay of Bengal, the land stuns you with its amazing views. Be it the sunrise or the sunset, you would not want to miss a moment of it. due to paradeep port there will be black dust everywhere near the port,because the port's coal tranported by train.

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