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Old 01-30-2016, 02:37 AM   #1
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Top Ten Places You Should Visit In Odisha

Orissa, now known as Odisha, is an ancient land with a lot of architectural wonders and heritage sites. Here are the top 10 attractions in Odish.

1. Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar is also known as the temple city of India. It is believed that Bhubaneswar had over 2000 temples in the past.

Here are few popular temples in Bhubaneswar.
· 1. Parasurameswara Temple
· 2. Mukteswar Temple
· 3. Lingaraja Temple
· 4. Brahmeshwara Temple

2. Konark Sun Temple
The Konark Sun Temple is a wondrous UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the grandest and best known sun temple in India. It is approximately 35 kilometers from Puri in Odisha.

3. Puri
Puri is famous for the grand temple of Lord Jagannath and for its many Mathas. The festival “Rath Yatra “ makes Puri really famous. The temple in itself is a grand expression of rich style of architecture in Orissa. The temple of Lord Jagannath spreads over 40,000 square feet and embeds in its compound , 120 temples and shrines.

4. Chilika Lake
If you want to spend some time with nature, must visit Chilika Lake. Is it famous because, it is Asia’s largest brackish water (a combination of sea and fresh water) lagoon is an ecological wonder spanning around 1,000 square kilometers. It's full of wildlife, particularly fish and migratory birds from far off lands.

5. Chandipur beach
IF you are planning to spend some time on the beaches, there is a perfect location for you in Odisha i.e. Chandipur beach. Although there are not so many popular beaches, but still you can enjoy your trip.

6. Ramchandi Beach
One more in the list, i.e. Ramchandi beach. Ramchandi beach is situated on the confluence of Kushabhadra River and the Bay of Bengal.

7. Barehipani Waterfall Barehipani waterfalls is the tallest waterfall in Odisha and amongst the highest waterfalls in India.

8. Wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha
Odisha is a home for a sanctuary. The wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha are not only unique, but also every nature lover's delight.

Few famous wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha:
· 1. Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
· 2. Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
· 3. Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary
· 4. Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary
· 5. Simlipal National Park
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