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Puri is one of the famous cities, lies in the Indian state of Orissa. The city is famous for Jagannath temple and is also called as Jagannath Puri. The temple one of the major tourist destinations surrounded by the most beautiful and amazing sights all around. There are various other fascinating places to visit in Puri.  Puri is a holy city and is also a part of Hindus Char Dham Yatra. Not just that, Puri is also known for one of the best beaches for swimming in India. The famous Puri beach offers the most spectacular and scenic views at the place. Enjoy the most beautiful sunrise and sunset views at the beach.

Puri is famous for its annual Rath Yatra also called as the “Festival of Chariots” when the 3 deities of Jagannath, Balabhadra, and Subhadra are brought out of the temple and placed in a chariot procession. The celebrated with great zeal in the month of July and is attended by the people from all over the country. Puri travel and tourism provides the best way of exploring this place.

General Facts about Puri
Location: South-East India
Area: 16.84
Language: Oriya
Climate: Tropical Climate
Major Attractions: Shree Jagannath Puri Temple, Golden Beach of Puri, Sun Temple of Konark, Bedi Hanuman Temple and shree Gundicha temple
Ideal Time to Visit: October to March

Places to visit in Puri
Shri Jagannath Puri is one of the sacred places of Hindus, is also the part of char dham yatra. It is definitely one of the major tourist destinations to be visited by everyone at least once in lifetime. Other than this there are various other tourist attractions in Puri such as Shree Jagannath Puri Temple, Golden Beach of Puri, Shree Lokanath, Bedi Hanuman Temple and shree Gundicha temple. Furthermore, you can have fun of visiting to some more exciting places in Puri such as Golden Beach of Puri, Shankaracharya’s GOBARDHAN Pitha and Swargadwar. Apart from that, the city is surrounded by some of the famous places where you can visit while your trip to Puri. These places include Sun Temple of Konark, Chilika Lake, Puri Konark Marine Drive, Pipili, Balihar Chandi Temple, Chandrabhaga Sea Beach and Satapada Dolphin Sanctuary.

Climate of Puri
Puri features Tropical type f climate where summers are very hot with the maximum temperature extending 45°C. On the other hand winters are the best time to travel this place. Climate at that time is pleasant and great for tourists sightseeing and other activities. October and November are considered the ideal months to travel Puri.

How to reach Puri

Puri By Air:Biju Patnaik airport at Bhubaneswar is the nearest airport to Puri. It is about 56 km away from the centre of the Puri city. You can take taxi to cover the distance between airport to Puri.

Puri By Rail:Puri railway station is well connected with other important states and cities of the country. After reaching the Puri station you can take taxi or bus to reach the centre of the city.

Puri By Road: You can also travel the place through state transport buses or via your personal car. Apart from that, you can also avail Puri tour packages and have the complete enjoyment of traveling to this wonderful place.

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