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Puri offers limitless opportunities to the tourists to explore its wealth of offerings. Needless to mention that hours of gazing at the blue sky and the encompassing stillness of the sea will thrill you. Hours of riding on the unprejudiced waves will never lose its charm. You will discover the uniqueness of the sea at Puri each moment you decide to think about it.

Puri, commonly known as Jagannathpuri, Jagannathdham or Puridham, has been one of the most sacred religious centres of India. In Skanda Purana, it is referred to as “Tirtharaja” or the King of all places of pilgrimage. If one visits Puri, he will get the result of visiting all the tirthas. Religious ceremonies or rituals done here, bring forth thousand-fold results for a person, because it is the abode of principal Hindu deities. According to “Lalitagama” it is one of the 108 Shiva Kshetras, best among 108 Vishnu Kshetras, important among 51 Shakti- Pithas and foremost among 51 Sidhhabhairava Kshetras. Inside the Jagannath Temple premises one can find temples of all important Hindu deities. Almost all important religious Gurus have visited this place and established their centers here. It is a place; one must visit at least once in a lifetime.

Puri has places of interest around it. If you decide to take a trip around the town you will find great places to escape the madness of city life! Amenities to make your travel enjoyable and affordable are available at all these places. Thanks to the thrust of the economy on tourism industry.

If you love investing time in knowing history, you will not find the place short of your expectations. Temples at Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark will offer enough challenges for you !! Apart from the temples, you will find many other significant places which can’t be given a miss.

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