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Places to Visit in Puri

Tourist attractions, Puri covers the major places of interest that are situated in the town of Puri.

Many tourists from across the country of India visit this town of Orissa to have a glimpse of the tourist attractions of Puri. These tourist destinations of Puri contribute heavily to the tourism industry of Orissa.

There are a number of Puri temples, which constitute one of the main attractions at Puri. All these temples are visited by innumerable tourists, particularly by the people who are ardent devotees of the religion of Hinduism.

Some of the most commonly visited temples at Puri are the Jagannath Temple, the Gundicha Ghar Temple, Konark Temple, the Loknath Temple and the Ardhasani Temple. All these temples have their individual identities.

There are quite a few maths in this town of Puri. Some of the commonly visited maths of the town are the Suna Goswami Math, the Jagannath Ballav Math and the Govardhana Math.

Places to See in Puri



Temples in Puri

There are a number of Puri temples, which constitute one of the main attractions of the town. All these temples are visited by innumerable tourists, particularly by the people who are ardent devotees of the religion of Hinduism. Some of the most commonly visited temples at Puri are the Jagannath Temple, the Gundicha Ghar Temple, the Loknath Temple and the Ardhasani Temple. All these temples have their individual identities.

Jagannath Temple

Category : Religious
The Jagannath Temple, Puri is one of the most renowned places of interest that are situated in the town of Puri. There are a number of temples in the town, which form one of the major attractions of the place. The Jagannath Temple of Puri is one of the most popular temples of the place. more...

Konark

Category : Religious
The Sun Temple situated at Konark is one of the most famous temples in the Indian state of Orissa. Since, Konark is situated in Orissa; it forms one of the three points of the so-called "Golden Triangle of Tourism". The other two spots are the temple city of Bhubaneshwar and Lord Jagannath's home, Puri. more...

Gundicha Ghar Temple

Category : Religious
Gundicha Ghar Temple, Puri is one of the most important tourist attractions that are located in the town of Puri. There are a couple of temples in the town and this temple is one of the most well known temples of the place. To visit this temple of Puri, one has to travel to the town. The airport closest to Puri is situated in the city of Bhubaneswar. more...

Loknath Temple

Category : Religious
Loknath Temple is one of the most well known places of interest in the town of Puri. Puri houses quite a few temples, which are quite popular among the tourists who come to visit this place of India. The Loknath Temple of Puri has been put up to pay homage to Lord Shiva. Therefore, this temple of Puri is also referred to as the Shiva temple of the region. more...

Daria Hanuman and Sonar Gouranga Temple

Category : Religious
The Daria Hanuman and Sonar Gouranga Temple is one of the most well known attractions for the tourists who often visit the Puri town to spend a vacation in leisure. There are many well known temples in this part of the subcontinent of India. more...

Ardhasani Temple

Category : Religious
Ardhasani Temple, Puri is one of the most well known attractions for the tourists in the town. The main structure of the temple is not very big. The temple is completely whitewashed. It is located at a distance of only 3 kms away from the Jagannath Temple, which is another very important temple of the region. more...

Maths in Puri

There are a number of maths in Puri, which are quite popular among the visitors to the town. Each of the maths at Puri has an individual character and holds a lot of importance to the people of the Hindu community who have got a religious affinity.

Suna Goswami Math

Category : Religious
The Suna Goswami Math is one of the most popular attractions for the visitors to the city. There are a number of maths at this place of India and the Suna Goswami Math is one of the most famous maths of the region. A couple of festivals associated with the religion of Hinduism are celebrated at the Suna Goswami Math of Puri. Some of the most important festivals that are celebrated at this math of Orissa are the Banaklagi, the Chandan Yatra, the Agni Utsava and the Snana Purnima. more...

Bauli Matha

Category : Religious
uli Matha is one of the very famous Sikh pilgrimages in Puri. The matha is situated just 3.5 kilometers away from the main hub of Puri and is easily accessible through bus or car from Puri. The place is known for its exotic locale and serene environment. This place is an ideal for relaxation. more...

Jagannath Ballav Math

Category : Religious
Jagannath Ballav Math is one of the most renowned places of attraction for the visitors to the town of Puri. There are quite a few maths in the popular tourist destination of Puri. The Jagannath Ballav Math is one of the most reputed maths of the region. more...

Govardhan Math

Category : Religious
The Govardhan Math is one of the well reputed Maths that is situated in the tourist destination of Puri. This Math is of special importance to the pilgrims who visit this place of Orissa. The Govardhan Math of Puri was built around 1000 years ago in the 9th century. Sankaracharya, an incarnation of Lord Shiva, established this math. more...

Other Tourist Attractions

Atharnala Bridge

Category : History & Culture
Atharnala Bridge is one of the most well known places of interest in Puri. The tourists who travel to Puri generally do not miss to visit the Atharnala Bridge, as it is one of the tourist attractions of the place that bears testimony of the history of the region.more...

Puri Beach

Category : Fun & Entertainment
Puri Beach is counted amongst the most beautiful beaches in India. The beach is visited by thousands of tourists every year for picnics and excursions. The beach of Puri is an ideal retreat for the people. This place is also a favorite of the honeymooners. more...

Puri Ashram

Category : Religious
Puri ashram offers enlightenment on spiritual and religious issues. There are various ashrams in Puri. Out of them, four are linked with the rituals of Jagannath Temple. They are Pandu Ashram, Parasara Ashram, Angira Ashram and Markandeya Ashram. more...

Swargadwar

Category : History & Culture
The Swargadwar is one of the most significant places of attraction for the tourists who come to visit the popular tourist spot of Puri. This place is often visited by many people due to the mythical stories that are related to the place. According to popular belief, a person who breathes his last at this place gets the privilege of being transported to the heaven directly. It is also widely believed that such a person easily attains complete salvation. more...

Last Updated on : August 21, 2013