Puri Facts

Some very Interesting Facts about Puri in Orissa are presented here. Check out this section on Puri Facts and Figures.

Puri is very famous for its sandy beaches and temples. Get to know some very Interesting facts and figures about Puri, Orissa.

Puri offers sandy beaches and temples for tourists coming to Orissa. The city is ideally located on the coastline at a distance of 65KM from Bhubaneshwar. The holy city is known all over India for its Jagannath temple. Another fascinating temple near to Puri is Konark Sun God Temple. Here we have presented some very interesting facts and figures about Puri:

Interesting Facts on Puri

Location: Located on eastern side of Orissa.
Bhubaneshwar – 60 KM
Languages: Oriya is the official language. Hindi and English are also widely spoken.
Weather in Puri: Summer (March-June),
Rainy (July-September),
Winter (October-February).
Religion: Hinduism is the major religion
Transportation: Puri has a good local transport system. Taxis and rickshaw are easily available for sightseeing.
Nearest Airport: Bhubaneshwar – 60 KM
Best Time to Visit Puri: Between October to March.
Puri Tourist Attractions: Jagannath Temple
Puri Beach
CT Road
Tourist Places near Puri: Sun Temple of Konark
Chandrabhaga Sea Beach
Chilika Lake
Satapada Dolphin Sanctuary
Alarnath Temple
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Raghurajpur Famous for Patta Chitra.