Tourism and hotel industry in India is on a growth trajectory. In this context, the contribution of Odisha, one of the Eastern states on the Bay of Bengal is quite notable. The state offers a range of attractions ranging from wildlife reserves to beaches to century old temples and monuments to both domestic and foreign tourists.
Bhubaneswar, the state’s capital city is famously known as the ‘Temple City’. The state also has other distinguished tourist destinations like the Konark Sun Temple, Chilika, the largest brackish water lake and several other Buddhist and Jain monuments. The state also has a long 480 km coastline. Odisha has done well in terms of preserving and promoting most of the temples and heritage sites built in ancient era. Read More
Published in: IDS Next
By: Manoj K Mohanty