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Districts of Orissa

DISTRICTS OF ORISSA:-
Previously Orissa had only 13 Districts Following Re-Organisation of Districts Orissa has now 30 Districts the Name of the Districts is given Below:-


1.Angul
2.Balasore
3.Boudh
4.Bhadrak
5.Bargarh
6.Bolangir
7.Cuttack
8.Dhenkanal
9.Deogarh
10.Ganjam
11.Gajapati
12.Jagatsinghpur
13.Jajpur
14.Jharsuguda
15.Kendrapada
16.Kurda
17.Keonjhar
18.Kandhamala
19.Kalahandi
20.Koraput
21.Mayurbhanj
22.Malkangiri
23.Nuapada
24.Nabarangpur
25.Nayagarh
26.Puri
27.Sundergarh
28.Sambalpur
29.Sonepur
30.Rayagada

Temples in Orissa

FAMOUS TEMPLES OF ORISSA:-

Orissa can be Called a Land of Temples,Its Unique Temples with Unique architecture makes them more attractive and the Divinity Brings Peace to Mind and Prosperity. Some of the Famous Temples across every corner of Orissa is Given Below

1.Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneswar
2.Maninath Durga Temple,Naygarh
3.Biraja Temple ,Jajpur town
4.Lord Jaganath temple, Puri
5.Balaram Temple,Dhenkanal
6.Ramachandi Temple ,Chandrabhaga
7.Nabagraha Temple,Bolangir
8.Kalijai Temple,Chillika
9.Amareswar Temple,Athagarh
10.Maa Ghanteswari Temple,Chiplima
11.Harishankar Temple,Bolangir
12.Nrusinganatha Temple,Sonepur
13.Dhabaleswara Temple,Cuttack
14.Suriya Temple,Konark
15.Saptasajya Temple,Dhenkanal
16.Dakhinakali Temple,Cuttack
17.Akhandala Mani Temple,Aradi,Bhadrak
18.Dhakhinakali Temple,Dhenkanal
19.Panch Barah Temple,Kenderapada
20.Sri Gopalagiu Temple,Cuttack
21.Sri Baladev Temple,Kenderapada
22.Narayani Temple,Ganjam
23.Sidhi Bhairabi Temple,Ganjam
24.Shiva Temple,Huma Sambalpur
25.Lokanath Temple ,Puri
26.Sakhigopal Temple,Puri
27.Kamakhyadevi Temple,Kamakhyanagar,Dhenkanal
28.Sarala Temple,Jagatsinghpur
29.Antasayi Bisnu Temple,Bhimakund
30.Samaleswari Temple,Sambalpur
31.Chamunda Ugratara Temple,Khurdha
32.Chandi Temple,Chandikhol
33.Harachandi Temple, Harachandi,Puri
34.Pataneswar Temple,Bolangir
35.Mahimagadi Temple,Joranda,Dhenkanal
36.Khirochara Gopinath Temple,Remuna
37.Taratarini Temple,Ganjam
38.Cuttack Chandi Temple,Cuttack
39.Tarini Temple,Keonjhar
40.Mangala Maa Temple, Kakatapur
41.Kapilas Temple,Dhenkanal
42.Raghnatha Temple,Cuttack
43.Gojabayani Temple,Kendarapada
44.Bhadrakali Temple,Bhadrak

Fairs and Festivals of Orissa

FESTIVALS AND FAIRS OF ORISSA:-

Its a called Orissa have 13 Festivals in 12 Months. People of Orissa are fond of Festival they follow all tradition when it comes to festival.Some of the Important fairs and festivals are given below


1.Mahabisuba Sankranti
2.Akshya Trutiya
3.Chandana Yatra
4.Sitala Sasthi
5.Debasnana Purnima
6.Raja Festival(Three Days)
7.Sabitri Amabasya
8.Netrostava
9.Ratha Yatra
10.Bahuda Yatra
11.Byasa Purnima
12.Nagapanchami
13.Julana Yatra
14.Gamha Purnima
15.Kudurkuni Osha
16.Janmastami
17.Ganesa Puja
18.Ananta Brata
19.Biswakarma Puja
20.Duga Puja and Dushera
21.Kumar Purnima,Laxmi Puja
22.Depavali,Kalipuja
23.Bhatru Dwitiya
24.Rasa Purnima
25.Baliyatra
26.Prathamastami
27.Manabasa
28.Bada Osha
29.Dhanu Sankranti
30.Makara Sankranti
31.Saraswati Puja
32.Magha Saptami
33.Agni Utsav
34.Sibaratri
35.Dola Purnima
36.Sri Rama Nabami
37.Chaitra Purnima
38.Chada Khai
39. Nua Khai

PURI

PURI:-


PURI IS LOCATED AROUND 60KM FROM BHUBANESWAR THE CAPITAL OF ORISSA WHICH IS WELL CONNECTED BY AIR ,ROAD AND RAIL TO ALL THE METROPOLITAN CITIES OF INDIA. PURI IS ALSO WELL CONNECTED BY RAIL AND ROAD TO ALL PARTS OF INDIA.

PURI IS THE HOME OF LORD JAGANATH THE UNIVERSAL GAIETY. PURI IS FAMOUS FOR ITS JAGANATAH TEMPLE CALLED "SRI MANDIR" , PURI'S CAR FESTIVAL CALLED "RATHYATRA" AND ITS SEA BEACH .


 KONARK TEMPLE THE "SUN TEMPLE" IS SITUATED AROUND 85 KM FROM PURI AND ITS BEAUTIFUL SEA BEACH ON THE BANK OF WHICH KONARK TEMPLE IS SITUATED.


PURI IS THE MOST IMPORTANT TOURIST DESTINATION OF ALL THE TOURIST VISITING ORISSA. PURI IS ONE OF THE FOUR DHAMS (SACRED OR HOLY PLACES) OF HINDUISM RELIGION. EVERY HINDU HAVE A WISH TO VISIT ALL THE FOUR DHAMS AT LEAST ONCE IN HIS LIFE TIME.


PURI'S JAGANATH TEMPLE IS THE BEAUTIFUL MONUMENT LOCATED AT THE CENTER OF THE CITY.THE 12TH CENTURY A.D TEMPLE ,65 METERS TALL BUILT BY CHODAGANGA DEVA STANDS AS WITNESS TO THE PASSING TIME . A HOLY DARSHAN OF LORD JAGANATH BRINGS JOY TO HEARTS OF MANY.


PURI OFFERS A LOT FOR TOURISTS TO ENJOY. THE SUNRISE AND SUNSET ARE ONE OF THE MAIN ATTRACTION FOR THE TOURIST TO ENJOY IN THE PURI SEA BEACH THE "BAY OF BENGAL".


THE MOST IMPORTANT PURI'S CAR FESTIVAL "RATHYATRA" A ANNUAL EVENT IN THE MONTH OF JULY-AUGUST EVERY YEAR ATTARACTS MILLIONS OF TOURIST FROM AROUND THE WORLD. IN THIS CAR FESTIVAL "LORD JAGANATH" TRAVEL TO HIS AUNT'S (MAUSI) HOUSE ALONG WITH HIS BROTHER "LORD BALABHADRA" AND SISTER "GODDESS SUBHADRA" IN THREE BEAUTIFUL DECORATED CARS (RATHAS) PULLED WITH ROPES BY DEVOTEES.

AFTER A STAY OF SEVEN DAYS THEY COME BACK ON THE 9TH DAY TO THERE RESPECTIVE TEMPLES THIS EVENT IS CALLED "BAHUDA" MEANING "HOME COMING".


PURI HAS NUMBER OF HOTELS TO STAY IN SUITING TO EACH AND EVERY TOURISTS VISITING THE CITY.


PURI IS THE BEST PLACE TO COLLECT/BUY BEAUTIFUL HANDICRAFT ARTICLE FOR GIFTS AND SOUVENIRS.

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DHENKANAL

DHENKANAL:-

DHENKANAL TOWN THE HILLS LOCKED TOWN AT THE HEART OF ORISSA LOCATED AT A DISTANCE OF 100KM  FROM BHUBANESWAR. IT IS FAMOUS FOR ITS GREEN FORESTS,HILLS ,HISTORICAL TEMPLES ,FORT AND BEAUTIFUL HILLY PICNIC DESTINATIONS .
DHENKANAL IS A MAJOR TOURIST ATTRACTION FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO ENJOY NATURE TO ITS BEST.
DHENKANAL HAS LOTS OF TEMPLE IN AND AROUND THE TOWN.


THE FAMOUS TEMPLES IN DHENKANAL YOU CAN VISIT ARE:-

1.KAPILAS LORD SIVA TEMPLE
2.BALARAM TEMPLE OF LORD JAGANATH, BALARAM AND SUBHADRA IN THE HEART OF THE TOWN.
3.JORANDA TEMPLE
4.SAPTARSHI TEMPLE AT SAPTASAJYA AND PICNIC SPOT
5.DAKHINA KALI TEMPLE
6.SHRIDI SAIBABA TEMPLE

DHENKANAL IS WELL CONNECTED WITH CAPITAL CITY OF BHUBANESWAR AND SAMBALPUR BY ROAD WITH NH-42 RUNNING THROUGH. IT IS ALSO WELL CONNECTED BY RAIL WITH NEW DELHI, AHMADABAD, RAIPUR, BHUBANESWAR.

NEAREST AIRPORT IS BHUBANESWAR.YOU CAN FIND SMALL NUMBER OF HOTELS TO STAY IN DHENKANAL.

COME VISIT DHENKANAL.



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SAMBALPUR

SAMBALPUR:-

SAMBALPUR IS THE MOST PROMINENT CITY IN WESTERN ORISSA. FAMOUS FOR ITS TEXTILE INDUSTRY WITH ITS DISTINCT NAME "SAMBALPURI".

SAMBALPUR IS  A CITY WHICH GIVES TO LOT OF OPTION TO SEE ITS FAMOUS TEMPLES,FORESTS, TRIBAL CULTURE, HANDICRAFTS,WILD LIFE. 

WE CAN SEE A LEANING TEMPLE HUMA TEMPLE OF LORD SIVA ON BANK OF RIVER MAHANADI APART FROM THE SACRED "MA SAMALESWARI" TEMPLE IN HEART OF THE SAMBALPUR CITY" OTHER FAMOUS TEMPLES ARE BUDHA RAJA, PATANESWARI. SAMBALPUR HAS GOOD HOTELS TO STAY . SAMBALPUR IS WELL CONNECTED BY RAIL AND ROAD WITH BHUBANESWAR, ROURKELA AND RAIPUR CAPITAL OF CHATTISGARH STATE.

SAMBALPUR IS ALSO FAMOUS FOR ITS FESTIVALS. COME VISIT SAMBALPUR.


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ORISSA

Orissa land of Lord Jaganath.A beautiful State situated in the Eastern India.It long Ancient History with Rich Heritage & Culture and most of all its beautiful People ,Places ,its Language Odiya Unique Dance Odisi.

It has Historical Temples ,Beaches, Jungles, Tiger Reserves, Wildlife Sanctuaries,Monuments which attracts tourist from all over the world.

Come Visit the Sacred land of Orissa.



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BHUBANESWAR

Bhubaneswar is the capital of Orissa.Bhubaneswar is well connected to all four metropolital cities of India NewDelhi,Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai by Air and  Bhubaneswra is well connected by rail and road to almost all parts of the country.

Bhubaneswar is also Known as the  Temple City . Its old city has Old Ancient Temples in every Small distance.The new city is a Modern planned City made to become the capital of orissa.

Bhubaneswar has approximately 1000 temples spread throughout the old and new city out which Majority of thr temples are very old and in the Old City.Most Important temple is Lingaraja Temple of God Siva built in 11th Century.

Bhubaneswar has symbols of jainism and Budhisim built in Hills of Dhauli and Khandagiri.A peace Pagoda(shant stupa) on Dhauli hills is the Symbol of Budhisim Bulit Great Warrior Turned Great Budhist King Ashoka.

Rock Cut Caves bulit in twin hills of Khandagiri& Udayagiri attarcts Followers of Jainisim from all over the world.

Come Visit the beautiful City Bhubaneswar.You will have a find peace of mind during your stay in Bhubaneswar.

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BHUBANESWAR TOURIST PLACES

TOURIST PLACES IN BHUBANESWAR:-


1. Lingaraja Temple
2. Ashoka Rock Edicts,Dhauli
3. Budhist Peace Pagoda,(Shanti Stupa)
4. Nandan Kanan(Natural wild Life Enclosure)
5. Mukteswara Temple
6. Udayagiri Rocks,Khandagiri (Rock Cut Caves for Jain,Elephant Cave)
7. Parsurameswara Temple
8. Yogini Temple
9. Rajarani Temple
10. Ekambra kanan(cactus garden)
11. Vaital Temple
12. Orissa State Museum
13. Pathani samanta Planetarium
14. Iskon Temple
15. Pipli Hot Spring
16. Tribal Research Institute Museum
17. Regional Science Center
18. Sisupalgargh



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