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Orissa

Nicely located on eastern part of India, Orissa is home for many tribal people. People of Orissa speak Oriya language and weaving is the occupation for most of the citizens. Cotton sarees and silk sarees are famous in Orissa and they are classified by the work done on them and Women of this state wear sarees.

In terms of foods, Orissa serves great seafood to their tourists. One can enjoy fish curry and prawns with rice there. Vegetarian can also try vegetables cooked in different style. People of Orissa also use coconut milk, grated coconut and curd in their food. They usually eat sweet dish and curd along with their meal.

Capital of Orissa : Bhubaneshwar
Travel Attraction : Golden Triangles (Bhubaneshwar, Puri, and Konark)
Language Spoken : Oriya

Konark sun temple, which is a holy pilgrimage of Hindu religion, is the prime attraction of visitors. Thousands of people visit there and perform worships. This temple looks more pleasant during konark sun festival. Every year people organize Rathyatra in which people from the different state take part with great devotion. Jagnnath temple and Mukteshwar temple are other holy places to visit in Orissa.

Beaches in Orissa are the great spot to make your holidays interesting and memorable. Gopalpur beach is a beautiful place to enjoy and coconut trees grace the environment. People get fun here by walking on the sand or by eating delicious sea food.

Puri is a nice place for excursion. People, who are planning to go to Puri, must visit Chilika Lake. This lake is a paradise of birds. Tourists can see different species of native birds and migrated birds.

Orissa provides unique items of handicrafts. Tourists can buy home decorating items made up of sea shells moreover silk and cotton sarees are best option to buy in Orissa.