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13 May 2016
Odisha, one of the most beautiful and popular states in India is flocked by pilgrims, leisure and business travelers. Its centuries old temples, white sandy beaches and serene beauty attract many throughout the year. Tourism is one of the main contributors to the Economy of Odisha. Here are a few things that make Odisha a much sought after tourist destination.


The state has a never ending list of temples that were built centuries ago and also finds significant importance in the Hindu religion. Pilgrims from different parts of the world visit these temples with offerings to please the devotees in the hope of fulfilling their wishes. You will definitely be awestruck to see the devotion and craze that people have in these temples. The temples are also known for their unique and marvelous architecture which will take you down the history lane. These temples are epitome of spirituality.


Odisha has a long coastline of 500 km and consists of some of the most beautiful beaches of the world. The exotic beaches of the state are now a hot favourite among the love birds, newlyweds and anyone in search of peace and tranquility. These well-maintained and beautiful beaches have made Odisha a popular tourist destination. Some of the most popular beaches are Chandipur Beach, Chilika, Gahirmatha Beach, Gopalpur Beach, Konark Beach and Puri Beach.

Odisha is known all over the world for its Buddhist monuments, forts, and museums. These Buddhist monuments hold unique architecture and relics from a glorious bygone era. If you are a lover of ancient buildings then you can spend days exploring them.

Flora and fauna

Odisha is rich in flora and fauna. The state is home to some of the largest and beautiful lakes in the world. There are many waterfalls that are popular tourist sites. Odisha is a remarkable place as it is the home to the royal Bengal tiger, consisting of many sanctuaries and natural scenic spots. Explore the wildlife and observe them up close in any one of these sanctuaries.

If you are planning a visit and looking for Hotels in Orissa then one of the best options for you could be the Swosti Group. Swosti hotels and resorts are an epitome of comfort & the first & the only ISO 9001-2008 accredited hotel in the temple city of Bhubaneswar, Orissa. It has received a number of national and international awards during the last twenty years thanks to its dedicated services in hotel & tourism sector. Established in the year 1981, Swosti Group is a home away from home for guests from all over the world. Needless to say, their motto has been “Once our guest, forever our friend”. Swosti Group’s two majestic hotels in Bhubaneswar namely, Hotel Swosti and Swosti Premium are considered the best Hotels in Bhubaneswar near Airport. So, when are you planning your trip to this beautiful state?


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