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FAQ 50 Best Tourist places to visit in Puri (2021) | Visit in and Around Puri

1- What is famous of Puri?
Puri is famous for the Jagannath Temple located in the city. Puri is known by several names as “Sri Kshetra” and “Sri Jagannath Dham”. It is also one dham out of the original Char Dham pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Jagannath Temple Also name as “Badadeula”.

2- Which is the best time to visit Puri?
Puri can be visited throughout the year. General October – March is the best time to visit Puri.

3- What can I buy in Puri?
Puri is famous for handicrafts which include decorative mirrors and other works with conch shell (Sankha), baskets and decorative trays, Pattachitra, canopies, awnings and stone bowls and plates, stone statues, soapstone statuettes, silk and cotton handloom, silver filigrees and Horn Work.

Buy gifts for your friends and relatives as part of your evening shopping to make your visit memorable also share your experience among your near and dear.

4- How can I go to Puri?
Distance between Bhubaneswar to Puri is 60KM which is the state capital of Odisha.
Air Way: No direct air way connected to Puri but Biju Patnaik International Airport is located at Bhubaneswar. Tourists who reach at airport may choose below options.
Train: Multiple trains are running from Bhubaneswar to Puri. This journey take approx 1.30hrs in express and 2hrs in passenger train. Refer Train Chart. Login to IRCTC website for ticket reservation and inquiry.
Taxi: Ola, Uber along with private taxi facility are available from Bhubaneswar to Puri. This may take approx 1.30hrs.
Bus:  Distance between Bhubaneswar to Puri is 60KM, City Bus  (Govt- AC) and Private (AC/Non-AC) are are running from Bhubaneswar to Puri with affordable price. This journey take approx 1.30hrs.

5- How many days are enough for Puri?
A minimum of 1 day for Puri only and 3 days is maximum for in an around of Puri for the stay. Book through travel agency or by centering your Hotel, you can travel the places around easily.

6- How can I go to Konark from Puri?
It is 30 km from Puri. Take a taxi from Puri to reach the temple. If you are planning only for Konark Puri Railway Station is the nearest railway station from the Konark Temple. Once you reach at Puri take a taxi to reach the temple.

7- Which month is best for Puri?
Puri can be visited throughout the year. General October – March is the best time to visit Puri.
 
8- Is Puri beach safe?
Yes– It is safe. Tourism department and Govt. of Odisha is claiming that Puri beach is secure for swimming of the tourists. Life Guards are employed to save the lives of tourists. don’t cross the restricted area, don’t take alcohol and also don’t go to deep sea while swimming.
 
9- Can we visit Puri now?
Yes, you can visit Puri throughout the year. However those who are attracted by Rath Yatra (car festival) and the Jagannath Temple for them June and July is the best time to visit Puri.

10- What is the climate of Puri?
Tropical climate.
Avgerage Max Temperature in Summer – 36°C.
Avgerage Max Temperature in Winter – 26°C.
Average rainfall in Winter – 220m

11- How many beaches are there in Puri?
Puri sea beach is the home of golden sands. It is famous for soothing sun-bath and colorful sunrise and sunset overlooking the Bay of Bengal. You can feel Amazing sea breeze in summer at Puri sea beach.
 
12- How can I go to Bhubaneswar from Puri?
Distance between Bhubaneswar to Puri is 60KM. The fastest way to reach Puri from Bhubaneshwar takes you 1h 30m and same for Bhubaneshwar to Puri by booking a taxi. While traveling through train it takes minimum time to reach Puri from Bhubaneshwar approx 1h 20m. Train is the cheapest way to reach Puri from Bhubaneshwar.
 
13- What is famous in Puri for shopping?
Puri is famous for handicrafts which include decorative mirrors and other works with conch shell (Sankha), baskets and decorative trays, Pattachitra, canopies, awnings and stone bowls and plates, stone statues, soapstone statuettes, silk and cotton handloom, silver filigrees and Horn Work.
 
14- Why Jagannath Puri is famous?
Lord Jagannath worshipped in Odisha. Odisha is famous for Jagannath Temple and for The Ratha Yatra or the Chariot festival which is celebrated in Puri. Around the year in Puri many festivals are observed like Snana Yatra, Netrotsava, Ratha Yatra (car festival), Sayan Ekadasi, Chitalagi Amabasya, Srikrushna Janma etc.
 
15- How can I go from Puri to Chilka?
Distance between Puri and Chilika Lake is 104 km, while the aerial distance from Puri to Chilika Lake is 70 km. Only 1 direct train (Puri Tpty Exp (17479) from Puri to Chilika Lake is available as of now. By Train it is 122 Km. You may book a taxi from Puri also.
 
16- What is famous in Jagannath Puri?
Lord Jagannath worshipped in Odisha. Odisha is famous for Jagannath Temple and for The Ratha Yatra or the Chariot festival which is celebrated in Puri.
 
17- What is the best time to visit Konark Sun Temple?
September-March is the best time to visit. Being a coastal destination, the weather in Konark is the most pleasant during winters. During Summer it is hot and humid.
 
18- Is Ola available in Puri?
No, Ola Cab service is not available in Puri. Town can be covered by auto which is very cheap and available near the Lord Jagannath Temple. Also private taxi service are available in Puri.
 
19- Is Uber available in Puri?
No, Uber Cab service is not available in Puri. Town can be covered by auto which is very cheap and available near the Lord Jagannath Temple. Also private taxi service are available in Puri.
 
20- Does Puri have airport?
Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik airport is nearest airport to Puri, at a distance of nearly 60 km. Flights are connected to this airport with major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakhapatnam. From Bhubaneswar to Puri you may take train service.
 
21- Which is the best month to visit Puri?
Puri can be visited throughout the year. General October – March is the best time to visit Puri.
 
22- How Puri is a tourist place?
Puri a tourist spot due to lord Jagannath temple and Golden beach along with 50 other best tourist places.

23- What are the attractions in Puri?
Puri is a city in state of Odisha in India known as the Jagannath Dham as Jagannath temple is located in this city, one of the Dham from four Dhams for Hindus. Puri is famous for Lord Shree Jagannath temple along with Golden beach and other 50 place to visit in Puri . Which attracts tourists towards Puri.

24- What are the tourist places in Puri?
Puri is known as Jagannath Dham. As name suggest Jagannath temple is located in this city, along with Golden beach and Konark temple which are the point of attraction for most of the domestics and international travelers. Apart from those place other 50 tourist spots are also famous in this place.

25- What are some interesting places to visit near Puri, Odisha, India?
If talk about tourist places, Puri is really a best tourist spot for its big and small tourist spots which attracts countless visitors towards this town through out the year. We can’t ignore all those places which are famous for its importance, still among them Jagannath temple, Golden Sea beach and Konark temple are famous in India as well as in world.

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