Tourist Places of Odisha
Odisha, formally known, as Orrisa is one of the major tourist destinations of India, lies in eastern coast of India. Orissa is the land of famous and prestigious Konark Sun Temple, Jagannath Temple and the Lingaraj Temple that are famous in the world for its cultural and religious importance. Orissa owns India's largest backwater lake i.e. Chilka lake and biggest cemented dam Hirakund Dam, built on Mahanadi, which are also very popular tourist destinations of the state.
Due to having a diversified geographical area, Odisha houses beautiful and virgin beaches, middle to high altitude mountains, large plateau, deep and vegetated valleys, sparkling lakes, gorges rivers, picturesque springs, adventurous wildlife sanctuaries and National parks, and gorgeous waterfalls. Besides nature's blessings, the Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves, Dhauligiri of Bhubaneshwar, Ashoka's famous Rock Edict at Jaugada near Berhampur city and the Barabati Fort of Cuttack are other major tourist attractions in Odisha.
Here is the list of major tourist destinations of Odisha given