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S. No. Destinations What To See
01.  Destination: Bhubaneshwar Base Town: Bhubaneshwar
State: Orissa (Locate State)
Altitude: 45 M When To Visit: Oct to April
Temperature: Summer 19 to 45°C, Winter 3 to 22°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Often referred to as the temple city with over 600 Hindu temples, Bhubaneswar, with Puri and Konark, forms the  Golden Triangle; one of the most visited destinations in East India, magnificent sculptures and architectural heritage,
articles of contemporary cultural & historical importance, art galleries, shopping centers, center of classical music and dances, native culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Exquisite handicraft & pieces of art, antiques, paintings, frescos, sculptures, wood & stone carvings, silk, cotton, woolen garments & fabrics, potteries and other ethnic art & craft.
02. Destination: Gaya Base Town: Gaya
State: Bihar (Locate State)
Altitude: 111 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 14°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
An ancient city and important center of pilgrimage for Hindus & Buddhists both, monasteries & temples, exposure to Hindu & Buddhist religious philosophy, rituals & practices, excavation sites, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Books & articles of religious use, ethnic art & craft.
03. Destination: Konark Base Town: Konark
State: Orissa (Locate State)
Altitude: 2 M When To Visit: Oct to April
Temperature: Summer 19 to 45°C, Winter 3 to 22°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Site of the 13th-century Sun Temple, also known as Black Pagoda, built in black granite, now mostly in ruins, the temple is a World Heritage Site, a collection of its sculptures is housed in the Sun Temple Museum, also home to annual Konark Dance Festival, held every December, devoted to classical Indian dance forms, including the traditional classical dance of Orissa, Odissi.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
04.  Destination: Puri Base Town: Puri
State: Orissa (Locate State)
Altitude: 45 M When To Visit: Oct to April
Temperature: Summer 19 to 45°C, Winter 3 to 22°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Pilgrimage town, temples and other Muslim Pilgrimage Town, temples and other places of worship, understand the basic philosophy behind religious thoughts, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, effect of religious practices on the native culture & lifestyle of people.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles used for practicing religion, images of various Gods & Goddesses made in wood, bronze or stone, perfumes of various kinds used by devotees.
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