Hotels in Puri / Puri Hotels
The abode of Lord Jagannath on the shore of Bay of Bengal, Puri is one of the four Hindu Dhams flocked by millions of devotees through out the year to get a glimpse of the Lord and to purify the soul. The temple town oozes an ancient charm where the air is filled with purity and spirituality. Such is the austere beauty of the place that when one steps in one feels enlightened.
Puri is pristine where every sight exudes the magic of divinity. The place is so pure that a trip to this holy land heals every disturbed mind. Tourists visit in large numbers as it is believed, the abode of Lord Jaggannath embraces and cures every bruised soul. The natives are simple and wins over the tourists with their innocent gaze, childlike simplicity and ever smiling faces.
Tourist Places in Puri / Puri TourismJagannath Temple Puri
Jagannath Temple or Sreekshetra is the major attraction...
The Swargadwar Puri
At Puri it is customary to have the first bath at Swargadar...
Gundicha Mandir Puri
Gundicha Mandir or the birth place of Lord Jaggannath..
List of Hotels in Puri / Puri Hotels , Orissa
- Hotel Nilachal Ashok
- Hotel Shree Hari Puri
- Hotel Padma Puri
- Toshali Sand Puri
- Sterling Resort
- Hans Coco Palms
- Surya Beach Inn
- Hotel Lee Garden Puri
- Puri Beach Resort
- Hotel Sea Palace Puri
- Hotel Naren Palace
- Surya Garden Hotel
- Hotel Sukanya
- Hotel Rumani Puri
- Hotel Leo Castle Puri
- Mayfair Beach Resort
- Fort Mahodadhi
- Hotel Genesis
- Z Hotel
- Hotel Shakti International
- Reba Beach Resort
History of Puri / Puri History, Orissa
Even before the Aryans, the forested lands of Puri were inhabited by the Sabars, a Pre-Dravidian and Pre-Aryan tribe of the Austro-Asiatic family. In those days even the name for Puri was z i.e the place for tooth (Danta). It is said that the canine tooth of the Buddha was kept in the temple. The Dantosav of the Buddha used to be celebrated with a convoy of 3 chariots. Heresay that in those days a Buddhist Stupa used to stand there where the Jagannath Temple stands now. And after the construction of Math by Sankarcharya the revered Hindu reformer, the Hindu religion atlast registered the name of Puri.
Shopping in Puri / Puri Shopping , Orissa
Shopping in Puri is an electrifying experience for the tourists. The serene beach is lined up with tiny stalls offering shopping items to be found only in this part of India. The holy place is a charming den of ethnic items ranging from oysters, shells, rudraksha, tribal jewelery and a whole lot more. The town has wide street stuffed with innumerable shops selling attractive articles namely sandalwood beads, ayurvedic medicines available at throw-away prices.
Excursions Around Puri , Orissa
There are are several interesting places in and around Puri. All these places carry distinct flavour and have preserved the spirit of its illustrious past and rich cultural heritage of Orissa.
Chilka Lake - Just 49 kms south of Puri, the Chilka Lake is one of the largest lakes in Asia, spread over 1,100 sq km. Familiar to the local people as Chilika means a land covered with water. One of the eastern banks of the Chilika lake is the spot for watching dolphins - the latest attractions to the visitors of Puri. Dolphins can also be seen at the jetty ghat in winter, when the migratory birds from home and abroad too arrive Satapada. It is visited by a large number of people especially the nature lovers. The stillness of the environs, joyful songs of the bird and stunning sunrise make everyone fall in love with the place.
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Konark Marine Drive, Puri