The resting seat of the Purusha: the Jagannatha, Puri is a spiritual city in Odisha situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. The city boasts as the altar of the Supreme Being, Lord Shiva and the heThe resting seat of the Purusha: the Jagannatha, Puri is a spiritual city in Odisha situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. The city boasts as the altar of the Supreme Being, Lord Shiva and the hermitage of the famous sages like Markandeya, Atri, and Bhrigu.
Also known as the Purushamandama-grama, Puri is regarded as the spiritual capital of Odisha. As the fourth Dham amongst the Char Dhams of Hindus, the state attracts thousands of zealous pilgrims throughout the year. The famous temples of Puri are the Jagannatha Temple, Vimala Temple, Ramachandi Temple, Gundicha Temple, and the Buddhist Temple. Pilgrims can visit these temples and seek the blessings of the deities expediently by booking Puri holiday tour packages.
Apart from its spiritual significance, Puri is popular for its spectacular beaches like Puri Beach, Chandrabhaga Beach, and Balighai Beach. These beaches are covered with golden sand which turns mesmeric with the touch of rising sun. The orange-colored sunrise illuminating the horizons over the silvery skyline gives a serene atmosphere to the visitors. These beaches are flocked with tourists in the early morning and evening hours. Apart from this, a walk on these beaches soothes the soul and channelizes the positive energy in the tired senses. One can chum around these beaches in Puri with the dear ones. Besides this, Puri abounds striking sightseeing destinations like Narendra Pokhari, Chilika Lake, and Swargadwar. You can browse and compare Puri tourism packages to ensure that you cover all these destinations within your budget and time.
Tourists can reach Puri by air, rail, and road. The nearest airport is the Bhubaneswar airport located 60 km from Puri. Traveling by rail is convenient, as the Puri railway station is the terminal station connecting several states across India. Tourists may also choose to visit Puri by bus. The Gundicha Temple bus stand is in proximity to Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. A Puri holiday packages will include the air/rail/bus ticket bookings as well.
Travelers can book a Puri tour packages throughout the year. However, one should avoid visiting Puri in the summer months (April to June) due to the scorching heat and the winter months (December to February) due to the chilling weather. The weather remains pleasant during the rest of the months.
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