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About Puri

about Puri

Puri – Domicile of Lord Jagannath!! Exactly, this place is very sacred and pious just because of the magnificent temple of Lord Jagannath. Among the four “Dhams”, one is JagannathPuri and because of this reason, you can see lots of tourists hanging over this place for offering prayers. Siblings of Lord Jagannath are also being worshipped along with Lord Jagannath.


Geographically, the place is located at the coast of Bay of Bengal and is only 60 kms away from its capital city Bhubaneswar. You can also see and explore wonderful exotic beaches and just because of such sun-kissed beaches, numerous foreigners can be seen in Puri. One of the main beaches that is quite popular among the visitors is Puri Beach and you can witness mind-blowing spectacular views of sunset and sunrise just sitting at the beach with your loved ones.


Cultural aspect of the city is also appreciable. Lots of people come to visit Puri at the time of “RathYatra”, one of the most popular festivals of Puri. The city at that time is fully colored in a different mode full of joy and in the seventh heaven. This festival is mainly celebrated in the months of June or July of every year. Other most enthralling festival of Puri is the Puri Beach festival which takes place in November month of every year. So, making up mind to visit Puri!! You must be!!!


Puri has lot to offer to its visitors like from historical monuments, sacred temples to the tranquil beaches. Therefore, no need to worry about what to do in this religious place!! Finally, we can say that to see perfect blend of historical aspect and natural splendor can be witnessed only in Puri situated in Orissa of India. To reach Puri, all the three modes of transport are eagerly waiting for you to providing their services.

Puri Fast Facts

City: Puri

District: Puri

State: Odisha

Country: India

Known As: Domicile of Lord Jagannath

Famous for/as: Temple

Best Season: Nov - Feb

Summer: 19 to 45°C

Winter: 3 to 32°C

Rain: Jun to Sep

Area: 3051 km2

Altitude: 0 m

PIN Code: 75200x

STD Code: 06752

Puri News Papers

Oriya: Dharitri, Ama Rajdhani

English: Orissa India, Pragativadi

Languages: Bengali, Oriya, Hindi

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