Odisha (Orissa) an eastern coastal state of India and the only state with an initial "O" that says "OM" which says how sacred this land piece of India is. It is sacred and special because of its rich heritage, high cultural value, splendid festivals, world class ancient architectural miracles, watch worthy unique natural beauties and broad fine beaches, state that blessed with one of the four Dhams Jagannath Temple, Asia ` s biggest Chilika Lake which is called birds paradise that attracts tourist and birds across the global, world longest dam Hirakud Dam.

The Holy Golden Triangle consists of one of the seven ancient wonders Black Pagoda the Sun temple at Konark, glorious temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri (well known for splendid Ratha Yatra) and the Lingaraj temple at Bhubaneswar. Coastline that stretches up to 485km along the Bay of Bengal on its east. Beaches like Puri beach and Goplalpur beach are considered as the finest beach in the India. Tourism is very important for Odisha (Orissa) in terms of economy. So the Ministry of Tourism focuses on the development of Odisha (Orissa) Tourism.

Odisha (Orissa) contents many beautiful tourist places and holy temples those are very suitable for spending relaxing and quality time. Golden triangle tour, wildlife tours, tribal tours and temple tours etc are very popular in Odisha (Orissa).

Places of interest

Puri (Jagganath Temple, Puri Beach).

Konarak Sun Temple, Lingaraja Temple

Chilika Lake, Bhitarkarnika National Park

Udayagiri & Kandagiri park, Dhauli