Puri Bus Service - Bus Fare, Routes & Timings
About Puri - Bus Routes & Bus Operators
Puri is an important city located in the state of Orissa, and is 60 kms away from Bhubaneswar. It is an important religious place because of Jagannath Puri Yatra takes place in this city. In fact, Jagannath Temple is the only temple in India where Radha along with Durga, Lakshmi, Parvathi, Sati and Shakti share their space with Krishna. Every year in the month of July, three vast chariots are moved during the festival which is witnessed by thousands of devotees. Besides the shrine, Puri is also famous for its beach which is considered to be sacred. Puri handicraft work is highly famous across the world. Stone engraving, patta chitra, carving out of wood, bell metal and craftwork made out of sea shells. You can shop around for fine- crafted items at local market. Some of the other tourist locations in Puri are: Balighai Beach, Puri Konark Marine Drive, Balihar Chandi Temple and Swargadwar.