For centuries now, the Puri beach has been the venue of
countless pilgrims taking the traditional purification dip. Yet, for
decades now, both Indian and foreign beach-lovers have made it their
The crashing surf on one of India's finest beaches is a glorious sight, as is the visual of hatted fisherfolk guiding tourists through the magnificent breakers rolling in from the Bay of Bengal. It would be best not to be too adventurous since the undertow can be a bit treacherous. The spectacle of dazzling sunsets and the catamarans dipping on the pearly waters are terrific memories to take back home.
An additional bonus is its proximity to the spectacular Jagannath temple, one of the holiest temples in the country. The beach is also the venue for the famous dance and music festival held every year at the beach.
How To Get There
Puri has direct trains from Calcutta , New Delhi , Tirupati and Ahmedabad.
Puri is 60-km from Bhubaneswar by road and 35-km from Konark on Marine Drive.
WHERE TO STAY
Excellent accommodation and eating facilities are major plus points for extending your trip.
OTHER CITY HOTELS
Victoria Club Hotel
Hotel Holiday Resort
FOR MORE TOURIST INFORMATION
Puri Tourist Office, V.I.P. Chhak, Station Road,
Tourist Counter, Railway Station,