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Puri Sea Beach Odisha - History, Videos, Images and Tourist Places

Puri Beach has been made a special haunt by the both Indian and foreign beach lovers for a decade now. The white sandy beach of Puri with alluring atmosphere and lovely sights have fascinated visitors through the ages.

Mostly visited by the tourists from the east, the Puri Beach is one of the best beach destination on the eastern coastline of India.

Best Time to Visit

Puri has a moderate temperature throughout the year. Temperature in the summer months touches a high of 35°C and a low of 23°C,respectively. Winter months are relatively cold with a maximum and minimum temperature of 27°C and 16°C, respectively.


Activities on the Beach The local fishermen, with their catamarans and wide brimmed cane hats provide you with a memorable ride on their boats. The local fishermen are also expert masseurs.

The water currents are not favourable for swimming, so swimmers need to take care.


Added Attractions

Puri is 60-km from Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Orissa is also one of the four holiest Hindu pilgrimages in India. Since last many centuries, Puri has been the venue of millions of pilgrims, who visit this place to pay a visit to the Jagannath Temple. The abode of Lord Jagannath, Puri also boasts of an appealing beach which is thronged by Hindu pilgrims, who take a holy dip here, believed to purify there souls.

Puri is also famous for the Chariot procession or Rath Yatra at Jagannatha Temple in the months of June - July.

The Puri Beach festival (November 23 -27) is another delightful event for the art loving visitors and locals alike. Taking place at the beautiful beach of Puri, the Puri Beach Festival offers a music, dance and various other cultural activities giving multi dimensional charms of Orissa. The Puri Beach Festival is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the Department of Tourism, Government of Orissa, Development Commissioner of Handicrafts and the Eastern Zonal Cultural Center, Calcutta.

Reaching Puri Beach


You can come to puri in 3 medium,
  1. Air - Bhubanaeswar at a distance of 60kms is then earest airport from Puri.
  2. Rail - Puri can be reached by railways as good number of trains directly operates from Kolkata, New Delhi, Tirupati and Ahmedabad to Puri.
  3. Road - By Road Puri is 60-km from Bhubaneswar and 35-km from Konark on Marine Drive

Accommodation

Puri has excellent beach facing hotels and guest houses, which offers ideal accommodation with best quality services and facilities as per yourexpectations and where you can easily spend a lot of time.

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