Top Religious Places in Odisha

Here is the list of 5 Top Religious Places in Odisha

1. Puri, Orissa - Rath Yatra and the Beaches

Puri, Orissa - Rath Yatra and the Beaches 4.0 /5 View 38+ photos

Known For : Sri Jagannath Puri Temple Chilika Lake Puri Beach

27,912 active cases 27,856 in last 7 days

One of the four must-visit pilgrimage sites for Hindus (Char-Dham), Puri is a beach city with its most famous attraction as the Jagannath temple.

Best Time: July to March

28 Puri Attractions

2. Bhubaneswar, Orissa - Temple City of India

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Known For : Lingaraj Temple ISKCON Temple, Bhubaneswar Hirakud Dam

97,152 active cases 74,448 in last 7 days

Bhubaneswar, the temple city of India, once known for its architecture and grand temples, is presently a thriving centre for commerce and business.

Best Time: October to March

34 Bhubaneswar Attractions

3. Konark, Orissa - The city of the Sun Temple

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Known For : Sun Temple, Konark Chandrabhaga Beach ASI Museum

27,912 active cases 27,856 in last 7 days

Konark, in the state of Orissa is renowned world over for the Sun Temple which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Annual dance festival and its beautiful sandy beaches.

Best Time: September to March

5 Konark Attractions

4. Dhauli, Odisha - The land of Kalinga War

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Known For : Dhauli Shanti Stupa Ashoka Rock Edicts Dhabaleswar and Bahirangeswar temple

27,912 active cases 27,856 in last 7 days

Dhauli is a small town 8 Km away south of Bhubaneswar, located on the bank of river Daya and holds great significance for the followers of lord Buddha. Dhauli is said to be the witness of the reform of Ashoka's character.

Best Time: July to February

3 Dhauli Attractions

5. Sambalpur, Odisha

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Known For : Hirakud Dam Shopping in Sambalpur Samaleswari Temple

17,920 active cases 13,056 in last 7 days

Sambalpur is the gateway to the western zone of Orissa. It abounds in prolific rivers, lavish hills, lush green forests and affluent wildlife. It is a beautiful amalgamation of modernity and culture. Holding a significant historical importance, the place also has a flourishing textile and handloom industry popular for its unique patterns and style. In addition to that, Sambalpur has a flourishing tribal life with exclusive exquisite folk songs-dances and culture. Sambalpur got its name from Devi Samaleswari who is the main goddess of the region. One can also visit wildlife parks here to enjoy the beauty of nature that Sambalpur has in plenty. The area is known for the world famous Hirakud Dam which is the main attraction for the tourists here.

Best Time: September to March

5 Sambalpur Attractions

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