Built in the 12th Century AD, about 65 meters high, standing on an elevated Platform with a Patita Paban Bana on the Neelachakra or Blue Disc swirling majestically in the blue sky Shree Jagannath Temple at Puri. India exhibits the fine craftsmanship of the Odisha architects. Shree Jagannath the Lord of the Universe, with his sister Subhadra and elder brother Balabhadra hold sway not only over Puri, but the entire state. the main temple is surrounded by a host of smaller temples within its percents including the temples of Goddess Vimala, Maa Laxmi and Vishnu.
Lingaraj Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Harihara, a form of Shiva and is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha .Bhubaneswar is called the Ekamra Kshetra as the deity of Lingaraj was originally under a mango tree (Ekamra) as noted in Ekamra Purana, a 13th-century Sanskrit treatise. Shiva is worshipped as Harihara, a combined form of Vishnu and Shiva. The temple has images of Vishnu, possibly because of the rising prominence of Jagannath sect emanating from the Ganga rulers who built the Jagannath Temple in Puri in the 12th century.
Konark sun TEMPLE
Konark The sun temple just 35 kms from Puri also known as Arch Kshetra is an ideal place for tourism. It is the most stunning monuments of religious architecture in the world which is designed in the shape of a Colesial Chariot with twenty four wheels and seven horses carrying the sun God. Its beauty is not for description in words. It is to be seen, enjoyed not for once but several times and is an example of beauty, a joy to cherish for ever.
Build in 11th Century AD, the Rajarani Temple without any presiding deity and its exquisite carvings is considered as an unparalled example in the history of plastic art in Odisha.Set amidst the well maintained gardens, the 11th century Rajarani Temple is famous for its sculpted figures and the successive tiers of projections rising to form its 18 m tower.
Nandan kanan, just 20 Km away from Bhubaneswar is an open-air-zoological park of Odisha with a variety of wildlife including the majestic white tigers. The park offers lion Safari, white tiger Safari, & a large numbers of different kinds of birds & Animal are available in the zoo. The rope way enables you, to entertain yourself on the air to the zoo and boating is also available. Adjacent to it is the Botanical Garden with a huge collection of medicinal, decorative and other varieties of plants.p>
A Scenic spot on Chilika & Chilika is the largest brakish water lagoon of Asia.an unique assemble of fresh water and brakishand banquet ecosystem. Enriched by hills and dotted with many emreled green ice lands It is ideal for watching colorful bird from the different country across the Globe in the winter & viewing Dolphins in the churning water.