Puri is situated in the coastal part of Odisha in Eastern India. The city is situated on the Bay of Bengal.
The city is famous for two reason, first for the famous temple of Lord Jagannath and the second one is ‘Golden Beach of Puri’
Puri’s mesmerising Golden Beach, the crown jewel of ‘WorldHeritageCity’ awaits visitors with its full glory. Addition of BlueFlag standard environmental friendly tourist amenities will add to the charm of the iconic beaches & further boost their tourism potential.
Things to know about Golden Beach of Puri-
The Golden Beach is filled with fine golden sand. On the side of the beach, one can enjoy a variety of stalls selling kinds of seafood and snacks. It is popular with pilgrims who come to worship Lord Jagannath at the temple located near this beach.
The fine sands of Puri beach and the roar of the waters from the Bay of Bengal is a great combination of nature. Visitors throughout the year come across the globe to visit this place.
The local fishermen with their cane hats, beautiful handmade boats, fishing boats along excellent hotels make Puri beach an ideal spot to stay and enjoy the beauty.
Sudarshan Pattnaik, the famous sand artist is also made the beach famous for his excellent sand art. Which attracts the visitors more.
In November you can enjoy Puri Beach Festival where you can find local foods like prawns, crabs which are freshly caught from the sea.
The Puri administration charges Rs 20 as fee from each visitor for a period of three hours and for the whole day it is Rs 50. There is also a parking facility available for the visitors.