Trip to Puri in Jagannath Rath Yatra: Explore the City

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Apart from being a major state of the country, Odisha is also a popular tourist centre. Thousands of people come every day to explore the many places located in this state. Odisha is also famous all over the world for Jagannath Rath Yatra. This year, Jagannath Rath Yatra will start from Puri on 7th July. Whoever goes to participate in this yatra, definitely explores the Sun Temple of Konark.

If you are also going to Puri this year to participate in the Jagannath Rath Yatra, then apart from exploring the Konark Sun Temple, you can also take the opportunity to explore many other wonderful places.

Chandrabhaga Beach

When it comes to visiting any spectacular and beautiful place located around the Konark Sun Temple, many people first mention Chandrabhaga Beach. This beach is so popular that you will see local and foreign tourists roaming here all the time.

Chandrabhaga Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of Odisha. The view of sunrise and sunset from Chandrabhaga beach is quite beautiful. You can enjoy the cool breeze along this beach. Here you can sit for hours and spend a relaxing moment. Apart from this, you can also explore Konark Beach.

Kuruma Village

Kuruma is a beautiful and charming village located about 8 km south-east of Konark Sun Temple. It is said that the beauty of this village is so popular that everyone wants to visit here.

Kuruma village is famous for its beauty as well as ancient Buddhist site. Yes, there is a Buddhist stupa in this beautiful village, which Chinese tourists come to explore. You can also explore Turtle Beach at a short distance from Kuruma village. Here you can also enjoy water activities.

Puri-Konark Marine Drive

Stepping out on Puri-Konark Marine Drive is no less than a beautiful paradise. Yes, drive along the beach in the morning or evening and the view is beautiful.

During your Puri-Konark Marine Drive journey, you can explore wonderful places like Konark Beach, Marine Drive Beach, Eco Retreat Konark and Marine Drive Road Side View Point.

Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves

Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves, located at a distance of about 65 km from Konark Sun Temple, are a famous and world famous place. These caves are one of the oldest caves of India, which thousands of people come to explore every day.

Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves are said to be among the caves built by the Jain community. Let us tell you that there are 18 caves in Udayagiri and 15 caves in Khandagiri. It is considered a bigger cave than Rani Cave. Many ancient sculptures can also be seen in the caves located here.

ASI Museum

Many people also know ASI Museum as Konark Museum. This museum is considered a great tourist destination for history lovers as well as black lovers.

Konark Museum is said to have started in the year 1968 and is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. In this museum you can see more than 60 artefacts closely. Here you can also see the Konark temple and various artefacts related to Lord Vishnu.

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