Know About splendid and eventful Beach Holiday at Puri Beach – Orissa Beaches

Puri beach is one among the popular and frequently visited beaches of India. Actually the sea shore is extended along the 35 Km long Puri Konark long so many times due to this length Puri beach is also refereed as Marine beach of east coast.

Puri, the abode of lord Jagannath, is not just among the scared cities but also renowned for one of finest sandy beach of India. Golden glowing sand, deep shallow swim safe sea water, artistically painted sky during the sunrise and the sunsets have made Puri  beach a breathtakingly beautiful beach holiday on the shores of Bay of Bengal.

Sunrise and sun set at Puri beach is such fascinating that Puri beach has famous as the Sun rise beach.


Vital Tourist Information : Puri Beach

Location :
Beach is located close to Temple in Puri city.


Near By City : Puri


State : Orissa [India]


Famous as / For :
Glittering Shadow of Jagannath Temple on sea water - Fascinating sunrises and sunsets - Sacred Hindu Pilgrimage city


Weather & Climate :
Puri experiences costal climate with heavy rains.


Temperature :
Summer : Max.36° C Min. 27° C
Winter : Max.25° C Min.15° C


Best Time to Visit :
Entire year is the best time to visit Puri but for the sea lovers October - March is the tourist season.


Spoken Languages :
Oriya - Bengali - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Puri is good place for food lovers as most city hotels have multi cuisine menu. City also have many highly delicious signatory cuisines like Pakhal [a recipe of curd rice lemon which if kept cooked turns into rice beer] & Khera [ a recipe of milk served in earthen pot is high calorie semi viscous drink] At the beach side there are many stall of Non vegetarian dishes serving Chicken Pakoda Fishes Crabs and other sea food with Chinese sauces. Rashmalais, Khirmohons, Rasgullas and Khajas are the famous sweets of city.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Jaganathpuri is not a great place for shopping as this is a religious tourism dominated place, however local handicrafts and religious goods can be purchased here. Patta-paintings and applique work is popular shopping item among the tourists of western countries.


Beach Activities :
Beach Walk - Boat rides - Swimming


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots of Puri City : Aruna Stambh 16 sided monolithic pillar - Balighai Beach - Chilka Lake - Konark Sun Temple - Puri Beach
Religious Places : Temple of Lord Jagannat


Interesting Information :
Ratha Yatra Fact File :
Time : From Full moon of Ashad [June - July]
Duration : 10 Days
Prime Attraction : Chariots of Lord Jagannath
Historic reference : Dates back to 11th Centaury


How To Reach Puri Beach Orissa [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
This city from S.E. rail network have super fast train links with many cities like New Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati , Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Okha, Kolkatta, Tirupati & Thiruvanantapuram etc.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
State highway connects the city with capital city Bhubaneshwar.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Nearest airport with domestic flight facility is Bhubaneshwar[60 odd km].


Local Transportation :
Visitors can use Auto Rickshaws, Taxies and tourist vehicles for local transportation.