Walking down the empty beach, with the setting sun on the horizon is just magical. That’s what Chandrabhaga offers to its visitors. Located at the Konark, the abode of the magnificent Sun Temple, the beach is known for its stunning sunrise and sunset.As per legend Sambha son of Lord Krishna prayed here to the Sun God and through the latter’s blessings he got rid of leprosy. Thus the beach has an important spiritual significance in Odisha.
It’s also the venue of the famous “International sand Art Festival” where renowned sand artists from all over the globe converge to showcase their craft. The five day long festival attracts large number of tourists and locals alike.
Things to do
Often the best thing to do when you are in a setting as beautiful as this, is to do nothing at all.
Boating in the calm waters of the sea is an enthralling experience. Enlist the services of the local boats stationed at the beach. But take necessary precautions.
For those who seek adventure, there are camps along the marine drive from Puri to Konark which offers options in water sports.
Always enlist the help of a Nulia (Lifeguard) before venturing into the sea.
**Always remember that vacations are meant to be reminisced as happy memories. Enjoy responsibly and be sensitive to the environment.
See to Believe
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Other Things to Do
The vast expanse of the Chandrabhaga Beach offers unlimited options for water sport lovers- right from snorkeling to surfing to sailing to boating, indulge to your fill. As the night settles down a Bonfire by the beach under the star lit skies should be enticing enough.
Trails Covering Chandrabhaga Beach
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Road Transport Puri is well connected by Bus Service from across the state & West Bengal as well.
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The temple town of Puri has branches & ATM’s of all major banks.
Best Time to Visit
Throughout the year, save for the rainy season.
Where to Shop
Puri offers a lot of options for people to collect souvenirs. The Boyanika in front of the temple & Utkalika at Grand Centre are good options
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