|Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri, Orissa (Image Courtesy)|
|Sun Temple of Konark - The highest point of achievement of Kalinga architecture depicting the grace|
|Sunrise View of Chilika Lake, Orissa|
|Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar|
Nandankanan Zoological Park
|Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar|
The zoo also has an aquarium which houses a variety of fresh-water fish. Nandankanan Zoological Park also promotes the idea of Adopt an Animal and manages breeding programs for white tigers, crocodiles and pangolin.
|Chandipur Beach in Odisha|
Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves
|Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves in Orissa|
The Ananta Cave (Cave 3) has carved figures of elephants, athletes, women and geese. Besides the fine exhibition of craftsmanship, you can savor the beautiful view of the vicinity from the summit of Khandagiri Hill. Udatagiti and Khandagiri Caves are popular caves in Orissa.
|Puri Beach - Natural Beauty of Odisha|
There are several other religious places to visit in Puri like Shree Lokanath Temple, Bedi Hanuman Temple, Shree Gundicha Temple, Chakra Teertha Temple and Mausima Temple. Puri is one of the destinations of the most revered Char Dham Yatra.
|Shanti Stupa at Dhauli in Orissa|
Also regarded as The Temple City of India, Bhubaneswar merges with Puri and Konark to a venerated pilgrimage circuit, The Golden Triangle of Orissa. Other than the attractions of Bhubaneswar listed in this article; Mukteshwar Temple, Brahmeshwar Temple and Dhauli are must-visit locations in Bhubaneswar.
|Archaeological Museum in Konark|
Konark Dance Festival too is a major attraction of the town. Similarly Magha Saptami Mela is a popular festival of Konark. Kuruma Beach, Archeological Survey of India Museum and Konark Math are other attractions of Konark that must not be missed.
|Rajarani Temple in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha|
Simlipal National Park
|Elephant at Simlipal National Park|
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|Entrance Gate of Barabati Fort|
|Paradeep Port in Orissa|
To behold the sight of rare species of crocodiles and other animals, proceed to Gahirmatha Beach. One of the popular attractions near Paradeep Port is Bhitarkanika National Park. Also don’t miss to gorge on some drool-worthy sea food around.
To experience the austerity of an urban township visit the villages of Orissa. Orissa alone is home to about 62 types of tribes. Some of the most popular tribal villages for the tourists in Orissa are Rayagada, Bantalbiri and Onukadelli. Rayagada is known for its wall paintings and its market, Bantalbiri stand out with horticulture and Onukadelli is renowned for its markets.
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