Odisha Heritage Tour: Witness the architectural marvels of ancient times
Odisha heritage tour will take you to bygone era and the architectural monuments will speak the erstwhile time for you! Odisha boasts of rich ancient monuments of architectural excellence. If you want to retrieve the glory of ancient India, Odisha Heritage Tour is a must for you.Be it the Black Pagoda at Konark or the Peace Pagoda at Dhauli or the infamous Lingaraj Temple, Odisha heritage tour will enthrall you to the core. The rocks of Udayagiri and Khandagiri hills are worth visiting.It is a great surprise to see that richness of these heritage places hasn’t faded a bit amidst growing civilization. The efforts behind preserving the monuments have added more life to them.
The Odisha heritage tour starts from the temple city Bhubaneswar. It is difficult to believe that the smart city of the country has the richest of all monuments. Architectural beauty can be witnessed right in the middle of the hustle bustle of the city. Raja Rani Temple, echoes its divinity right in the middle of the town. The temple has its own story. Want to know it? You will get to know once you see the constructional structure of the temple.
One of the chief attractions of Bhubaneswar is the temple of Lord Lingaraj. According to its name, it is one of the biggest temples of Lord Shiva. The temple is renowned for its marvelous work and notable premise.Next comes the rock cut caves of Khandagiri and Udayagiri. Said to be created by the then King of Kalinga Kharavela, these caves were the residing places of Jain monks. On the outskirts of the city you can visit Dhauli Peace Pagoda, an important Buddhist pilgrimage of the country.Adjoining the city flows the largest brackish water lagoon of Asia: Chilika Lake. It is the home of rarest or the rare migratory birds. Do visit the place in winters! A trip to Raghurajpur village will help you in knowing the artisan skills of Odia people. Palm leaf engravings, Tassar painting, stone carving, wood carving, toys and masks are worth viewing.
You love to be amidst the wildest nature? Odisha has the Bhitarkanika biodiversity. It is home to more than 200 species of avifauna along with 70 species of mangrove. It is also home to giant salt water crocodiles.Other places worth visiting are Lalitgiri, Udayagiri and Ratnagiri, which are the places of ancient Buddhist monasteries.If you have an eye for everything beautiful and a soul for anything excellent, Odisha Heritage Tour has the right package for you!
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