Puri is the spiritual capital of Odisha, known as a religious city filled with noted Temples, Shrines, Mathas, Ashrams, Natural Wonders, Beaches, Architectural splendor and many more things those attracts world over tourists. It is a coastal city and a municipality in the state of Odisha in eastern India. It is the district headquarters of Puri district and is situated on the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of the state capital of Bhubaneswar. It is also known as Sri Jagannatha Dhama after the 12th-century Jagannath Temple located in the city. It is one of the original Char Dham pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Puri is loftily included in the list of four Dhams of Hinduism, according to which any pilgrimage tour won't be completed without the visit of Puri temple at last. It is considered to be an important spiritual destination for attaining salvation. Puri is known by several names since the ancient times, and was locally known as "Sri Kshetra" and the Jagannath temple is known as "Badadeula". Apart from Sri Jagannath Temple the city also has many tourist places to divert the visitors such as , Shree Gundicha Temple, Swargadwar Beach, Golden Beach, Chilika Lake, Sakshi Gopal Temple etc.

How to reach Puri

By Flight

Biju Patnaik airport at Bhubaneswar is the nearest airport to reach Puri. It is nearly 56 km from the heart of the Puri city. The airport is connected to Delhi and Mumbai. International travelers need to get connections through Delhi or Kolkata.

By Road

Puri is connected with the neighbouring cities through well constructed roads. Buses are considered to be the main mode of transportation to travel to Puri as the bus stand in near the Gundicha Temple. Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack can be reached in 15mins by bus.

By train

Puri is a major railway junction. Regular direct train services are available from many cities in India, including Bhubaneswar, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.