Odisha (Orissa), is known for its tribal cultures and its many ancient Hindu temples. The capital, Bhubaneswar, is home to hundreds of temples, notably the Nagara-style Mukteswar and the Lingaraj, both built in the 11th century.

Bhubaneswar

temple city

Gopalpur

lovely beach

Chandipur

sea recedes 5 km

Puri

holy site

Balasore

scenic beauty and temples

Daringbadi

kashmir of orissa

Cuttack

ancient barabati fort

Kendujhar

temples, waterfall

Konark Sun Temple

13th century

Bhitarkanika

endangered crocodiles