Travel Photos of Top 10 Major Tourist Attractions of Orissa

There are so many important tourist destination located in the state of Orissa, some of the major attractions of Orissa includes Jagannath Temple,Konark Sun Temple and Lingaraja Temple. Bhubaneswar or city of temples is famous for its numberos Hindu temples, which can be regarded as Seven Wonders of  Odisha.

Puri Sea Beach


Puri Sea Beach lies on the shore of the Bay of Bengal in the city of Puri and one of the major tourist attraction of Odisha. Puri Beach is most famous for its sand art displays by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik and early morning walk along the seashore.

Jagannath Temple


The most famous Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath is situated in the coastal town of Puri, Odisha. The Jagannath Temple is one of the four divine sites of Hindu, Char Dham other three are Rameswaram, Badrinath, Puri and Dwarka. Jagannath Temple Ratha-Yatra or Chariot Festival is one of the major tourist attractions of Orissa state.

Chilka Lake


The brackish water lagoon is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the World. Major Attractions of Chilka Lake includes Avifauna, Aqua fauna,Nalaban Island and Dolphins, only known population of Irrawaddy dolphins in India.

Satapada Dolphins


Satapada is located near to Puri and surrounded by lagoons from the three sides,which makes it one of the must visit and amazing tourist spot. Satapada is meeting point of point of Chilika Lake and Bay of Bengal and famous for its Chilika dolphins.

Chandrabhaga Beach


Chandrabhaga Beach is located near the Sun temple of Konark and around 40 km from Puri. The marine drive runs with the bay of bengal and through the wildlife Sanctuary. Beach of Chandrabhaga is much more dangerous then the puri beach and less crowded beach.

Konark Sun Temple


The magnificent Konark Sun Temple is one of the most famous temple in India and listed as one of the Seven Wonders of India. Konark Sun Temple dedicated to the Sun god Surya, situated on the shoreline of bay of Bengal,over 3 km from the sea.

Lingaraja Temple


The Lingaraja Temple is one of the oldest and the largest temple in the city of Bhubaneswar. Lingaraja Temple is dedicated to Harihara, a form of Lord Shiva and one of the major tourist attractions of the state along with prominent temples such as mukteswar temple and rajarani temple.

Muktesvara Deula


The Mukteshwar temple is dedicated to Hindu god Lord Shiva, located in Bhubaneshwar city. Muktesvara deula temple complex is an important monument of city along with other temples as the Rajarani Temple and Lingaraj temple.

Khandagiri Caves


The Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves are number of  finely and ornately carved caves near the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha. Udayagiri and Khandagiri group of caves has double storeyed monastery at Ranigumpha and Hathigumpha and Ganeshagumpha are two well famous caves.

Nandankanan Zoo


The Nandankanan Zoological Park is located near the capital city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Its a zoo and botanical garden and some part are declared sanctuary. Nandankanan Zoo is well famous for its white tiger and home to 34 white tigers along with Gharial, Mugger crocodiles, countless birds, reptiles and fish.