Odisha, the land of riches and opulent history is a perfect destination for the travelers. It has alluring tourist attractions which are worth your attention. Here are few attractions that will make you curious to visit Odisha at least once in your lifetime.
Konark Sun Temple
The Konark Sun Temple is one of the best tourist attractions in Odisha, India. It is one of the most decorated temples in the country. The temple complex includes stone-carved dancing images of gods and goddesses, erotic images, and even images of birds, animals, and elephants.
The temple is an iconic symbol of the Odia culture and civilization. In this temple, the supreme lord Jagannath is worshipped as a manifestation of Vishnu. The temple also houses other deities along with Jagannath, namely Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshan Chakra.
The temple is one of the most famous tourist attraction in Odisha. It is located on the banks of river Baitarni. Mangala Temple has beautifully carved elephant figures and Jain figures of Tirthankara on its verandahs.
Khandagiri Fort is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Odisha. The fort has some stunning sculptures and some interesting stories as well. Khandagiri Fort is also famous for its fun and thrilling adventure park.
Surrounded by the Bay of Bengal on one side and Odisha’s largest river, the Mahanadi on the other, Ratnagiri Fort is situated at the mouth of the Mahanadi. You can reach this place by taking a ferry or drive down from Cuttack or Bhubaneswar.