State of Orissa Travel Guide

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    Can you find this at Konark?!
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See all 84 Puri Tips
  • Applique stop at Pipili

    Puri Off The Beaten Path

    Pipili, also called Pipli is a small town in the Puri district of Orissa. It is approximately 36 kms from Puri, at the junction where Konark road branches out from the Bhumbaneshwar-Puri road.The primary attraction of this place is its local applique work, which is a technique that is used to make handicraft items by application of smaller patches...

  • Hotel Holiday Resort

    Puri Hotels

    The hotel has 12 AC cottages in the back lawn facing the sea. It is surely a better stay than...

  • At the Puri Temple

    Puri Warnings and Dangers

    This is not really a 'danger tip' according to me, nor a warning. It is just a little 'You-should-know-tip' from my side.The temple here has staunch religious beliefs, therefore they do allow only Hindus inside the temple (which according to me is an injustice to humanity on the whole). Also, they do not allow cameras, cell phones, and leather...



See all 42 Bhubaneshwar Tips
  • Visit the Jagannath Puri Temple

    Bhubaneshwar Things to Do

    On the shores of the Bay of Bengal is this very pretty temple of Lord Jagannath built in the 13th century made of sand stone. It is one of the 4 most sacreed piligrimages for Hindus. Jagannath Dharma is believed to transcend religions and 'cultism', it is the etrnal concept of spirituality. The Triad that Jagannath represents the creation,...

  • Mayfair Lagoon

    Bhubaneshwar Hotels

    8-B, Jaydev Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 751 013, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • entertaining nightlife...........

    Bhubaneshwar Nightlife

    this is a cool nightclub which plays house music , with a line of of djs , and opens till late,they serve hookah with 100 + flavors , gourmet food and a well stocked bar no shorts or sandals allowed , dress smartly / casuals / formals



See all 6 Cuttack Tips
  • Servants of India Society orphanage

    Cuttack Off The Beaten Path

    In Choudwar there is a loving Servants of InNida orphanage. Over 100 children live here along with a leporsy colony and CCF. We visited with the beautiful children and were treated graciously by the Sahoo family who runs the home. A great place to visit. Damotar Sahoo runs the orphanage. Choudwar, Cuttack, Orissa.* If you would like to sponser a...

  • Awsome Food

    Cuttack Restaurants

    Mult cuisine restaurant. Indian, Chinese and tandoor. Ambience is simple and cool. Food quality is great compared to its price which is very reasonable veg pakija and , tandoori is good and butter masal is authentic

  • Shop Till You Drop..Literally

    Cuttack Shopping

    My sister, Indian friend Julle & I went shopping one afternoon for a year. Markets are great. The best idea is to have a local help you shop. They haggle for you and know the real price. Otherwise you get the tourist price. 1000% markup. I'm sure we still paid more than locals. It's cheap regardless. Shoes, candy, toys, hats, gold, jewelry, metal...



See all 16 Konarka Tips
  • Be careful with the temple and carvings!

    Konarka Warnings and Dangers

    It is really worth the visit to se the beautiful carvings for your self. But remember to respect the old temple building and carvings. Do not touch! If every visitor touch the carvings the erotion will be faster.

  • Sun Temple: worth a special trip

    Konarka Things to Do

    This huge 800-year-old complex was pillaged by invading Muslims in the 16th century. The main structure, the Jagamohan, later suffered damage due to natural causes. Upon its excavation early in the 20th century, archaeologists decided the only way to prevent its collapse was to fill its interior with sand and stone. The Jagamohan is huge; the...

  • Bus to/from Konark

    Konarka Transportation

    To get to Konark, which is about 35km from Puri, I took a small bus from the eastern end of Grand Road in Puri which is the broad road where the Jagannath Temple is located (although this is at the western end). The journey takes you through a few villages and along a bit of the coast and over the Nau river. It takes about an hour and costs Rs25....


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