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Puri Beach, Puri

#1 of 117 in Parks in Odisha
A vibrant shoreline fusing beach life and sacred worship, Puri Beach sits on the golden Bay of Bengal, attracting Hindu pilgrims from around the world. Considered a sacred Hindu site for those coming for a purifying dip in the rejuvenating tide, the beach stretches for 2 km (1.2 mi), lined with colorful kiosks offering souvenirs, food, and refreshments. For a more secluded visit, head to the eastern side where you can swim in solitude and check out the impressive sand sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist Sudarshan Patnaik. A visit to Puri Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Puri trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Puri beach is a long stretch and has some areas totally commercial with hotels , restaurants, fast food joints and hawkers. Weekends gets very crowded. Food variety is good and can spend a good evenin...  more »
  • But everywhere there is plastic.,plastics...when will people realize and care about our environment? Few areas are less crowded and they are good.  more »
  • Beautiful beach, with a vast expanse of sand. Neat and clean. A must visit place when you are in Puri.  more »

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