Sunday, December 07, 2008

Orissa (Odisha) : Land of ancient monuments & attractive sea beaches..

Orissa now called Odisha has lot to offer in terms of ancient heritage as well as attractive coastline to the tourist. Though there are many places of tourist interest , Puri Bhubneshwar, Konark & Chilka are the most popular among the tourists.
I have visited Orissa three times in past two years & enjoyed visiting its beautiful temples and attractive beaches. You can find details of these visits on my travel blog in following posts
  1. Puri Beach : Why it is so famous?
  2. Dhaulagiri the Buddhist Heritage & the War of Kalinga
  3. Bhubneshwar- The city of temples : Lingraaj, Mukteshwar, Khandgiri & Udaigiri
  4. Konark : The Temple of Love Whose Dome was once feared by incoming ships
  5. Chilka : India's largest brakish water lake
  6. Sudarshan Patnaik : The famous sand artist of Orissa

Nandan Kanan in Pictures

Have you visited Nandan Kanan (The Garden of pleasure). If you haven't you should. Its around twenty km from, Bhubneshwar the capital city of Orissa . Nandan Kanan is known for its beautiful White Tigers . You can view the pictures of some of the animals at Nandan Kaanan on this blog post at Musafir Hoon Yaaron