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 below:
Atri Tourism of Odisha: Hot water Springs, Hatkeshwar temple having bathing complex.
Balangir Tourism of Orissa: Historical town, Commercial centre.
Bargarh Tourism: famous for textile work known as Sambalpuri.
Brahmapur/Berhampur Tourism Orissa: Commercial centre, Silk sarees & Handicrafts
Travel to Boudh ? Huge Buddha image.
Bhawanipatna Tourism: Temples, Yogimath, Belkandi.
Bhubaneswar Tourism: Capital of Orissa , known as temple city of India, planned city on the pattern of Chandigarh; Lingraj, Mukteshwar, Rajarani, Parsurameshwar and other 500 temples of Odian architecture, Nandankanan ? White Tiger project.
Chandipur Tour of Odisha: Beaches seaside resort.
Must to Visit Chilika Lake: India's largest lake, studded with small islands, sunrise and sunset fascinating. Bird Sanctuary.
Cuttack Travels: Historical and Commercial city on Mahanadi and Kathajodi rivers; Barabati fort, Katak Chandi and Paramahansanath Temple, Qadam-i-Rasool Mosque.
Dhavaleshwar Trip: Dhavaleshwar Temple on a small island in Mahanadi.
Dhenkanal Tourism: Archaeological remains, Forth, Chandrashekhar Shiva temple on hill, Deer Park and Science Park at the foothill.
Must to See Duduma : Waterfalls on river Machhkund.
Tour to Gopalpur on sea : Ancient seaport, Modern Beach Resort.
Gupteshwar PilgrimageTour: Pilgrimage Destinations & Cave shrine of Shri Gupteshwar.
Haripur Travel : Ancient capital, Ruins, Rasika Raya brick temple is unique in Odian art.
Harishankar Tour: Pilgrim centre, Waterfalls.
Visit to Hirakund Dam of Odisha: 24 k.m. long. One of the longest dams in the world built on river Mahanadi near Sambalpur.
Tript to Hirapur: Yogini temple 65 images Bhubaneswar 15 k.m..
Huma Tour: A leaning Shiva temple on river Mahanadi.
Jajpur Tour: Historical and religious place on the bank of river Baitarni, Shrines of Biraja Sveta Varaha, Sapta Matruka. It is called Navi Gaya Kshetra where pindas are offered to the ancestors.