Utkala the name itself means – the land of excellence in art and craft. The art forms are visual manifestations of a rich cultural heritage of Odisha and reflect on a tradition which still lives in the creative imagination and skill of her craftsmen. Vibrant and utilitarian, the diverse arts and crafts of Odisha range from stone work, silver filigree, wood craft, appliqué work, brass and bell metal work, dhokra castings, pattachitra, paper mache to terracotta, tie & dye textile in cotton, tassar and silk to name a few.View More
Blessed with a 480 km coastline, Odisha offers some of the most pristine sun-kissed beaches that you can set foot on in the country, washed by soothing waters and dotted with casuarina and mangrove forests. From the enigmatic Receding Beach at Chandipur, to the Puri – Konark Marine Drive brimming with divine calmness and the ethereal sights at the Olive Ridley nesting at Rushikulya, the beaches of Odisha will delight you beyond imagination.View More
Odisha’s beautiful landscape houses nineteen Wildlife Sanctuaries, two National Parks including Simlipal which is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, two Tiger Reserves and numerous wetlands including Chilika Lake. The state’s wilderness is a revelation allowing you to reconnect with nature. 24 night-stay properties managed by local communities are the most outstanding testimony to the centrality of conservation efforts in ensuring shared prosperity.View More
What makes the Kalinga Architecture so distinctive and pleasing is its, structural details, plan, elevation and skillfully crafted figurines which adorn the outer walls of the monuments. Odisha’s temples and monuments were the hubs of the socio-cultural activities which shaped the state’s customs, beliefs and eternal art forms.View More
62 different tribes constituting 23% of the total population of Odisha, including primitive societies like Bonda, Gadaba, Kandha, Paraja, etc. offer deeply satisfying experiences of getting to know diverse peoples and their cultures. The state’s mystic southwestern region has several tribal villages and markets, with the key spots being Jeypore, Baligaon, Kunduli and Rayagada.View More
Sail against the wind, Conquer the hills, Pose with the smiling birds, or Hear the stories of the Stones; Odisha has a corner for all, especially You
We are at Chilika, the greatest wetland of Indian continent; the largest wintering ground for varieties of water...Read More
Modern day Odissi music owes a lot to Great poet Jayadeva and his epoch making lyrical poem Gita Govinda...Read More
With temples almost at every bend, each concealing an anecdote of history waiting to be unraveled, Heritage...Read More
Handlooms in Odisha today have ushered in exquisite fabrics, breathtaking in their range. Yet they are durable...Read More
Though our love for food hasn’t been prolifically proclaimed nor advertised, fact is we love our food and our...Read More
In India throughout its history there was never an imposition of any particular culture. This was the genesis ...Read More
Odisha is a land of temples. Nevertheless the antiquity of the temples in tandem with the serene and sublime...Read More
With four major rivers and a host of tributaries flowing through the state along with numerous lakes and water bodies...Read More
Pathways through dense forests, suddenly offers a breathtaking view of the distant mountain or the meandering ...Read More
The culture of Odisha has been shaped by the syntheses of various faiths and cultures. Hence the cultural...Read More
The sublime medley of movements, gestures and expressions connecting the human spirit...Read More
Rajarani temple is now open from sunrise till 9 P.M. for public/tourists. Enjoy the breathtaking views of history in the early mornings.
1st Show : 07:30 PM to 08:10 PM 2nd Show : 08:20 PM to 09:00 PM Monday Closed Venue: Sun Temple, Konark
The beautiful tapestry woven with the experiences of the threads of Her life, now adorns the ‘beautiful’ YouKnow More
Bringing together Art, Culture & Traditions in the lap of Similipal Biosphere Reserve Forest. At - Aranya Nivas Lulung, SimlipalKnow More
While Indian Men's Hockey Team will take on Russia in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers, the Indian Women's Hockey Team will take on USA all scheduled to be held on 1st & 2nd November at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
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