Monthly Archives: August 2012

Odisha – A Land of ancient & sacred temples…

Located on the east coast of India,  Odisha (Formerly Orissa) is a land of ancient and sacred temples. A land filled with awe inspiring monuments, thousands of master craftsmen and artists, numerous wildlife sanctuaries, stunning natural landscapes. Bhubaneswar, the capital of ODISHA, is popularly known as the Temple City of India.

Puri, Konark and Bhubaneswar are known as Golden Triangle of eastern India. The Jagannath Temple of Puri, the Konark Sun Temple, Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves, Dhauligiri of Bhubaneshwar, Ashoka’s famous rock edit at Jaugada are important in the archaeological history of India.

Odisha has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The state is blessed with around 500km long coastline. Chilika, Asia’s largest brackish water lake, not only provides a heaven for millions of birds, but is also one of the few places in India where one can view dolphins.The lush green forest cover of Odisha  plays host to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including the famed Royal Bengal Tiger.

Visit Odisha and explore the vast and fascinating collection of sights and experiences!!!