Odisha Tourism Road Show held at Mumbai to attract Domestic Tourists

The Department of Tourism (DoT), Government of Odisha, in it’s bid to attract domestic tourists from an important source state and commercial capital of India – Mumbai is organising its road show.

The objective is to promote the state & its variety of tourism products in the western part of India. Located on the eastern coast of the country, Odisha is a tourists’ paradise and has many stunning destinations which offer a visual feast to the tourists & visitors. It also throws an educative and culturally pleasing insight into one of the oldest civilizations of the World. The road show will benefit and provide information on Odisha Tourism to the tour lovers, tour operators, travel agents, travel writers, journalists, decision makers etc.

Travel to Odisha is truly an amazing experience that attracts people from all parts of the world for its sculptural and artistic heritage. The Sun Temple at Konark, a UNEScO heritage site, the Temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri, one of the four cardinal centres for hindus (char Dhams) of India and temple city of Bhubaneswar are important and popular tourist destinations. The Buddhist heritage of Odisha comprising of ratnagiri-Lalitgiri-Udayagiri-Langudi and Dhauli attracts tourists from overseas and domestic front.

The serene beaches at Puri, chandipur, Gopalpur and Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, the second largest mangrove forest in India, Simlipal National Park to name a few are very famous tourist attractions. The rock-cut caves of Khandagiri & Udaygiri at Bhubaneswar depicting Jain heritage throw ample light on the magnificent past of Odisha. chilika, the largest brackish water lake in Asia and a ramsar site of India with 1100 sq.kms area is famous for Dolphins and migratory birds. Apart from these, Odisha has successfully nurtured three great religions like Buddhism, Jainism & hinduism.

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