10 Places To Visit In Puri In 2 Days

Puri is one of the famous religious places in India. It is well known for It Jagannath Temple in India and outside India. Millions of tourists and devotees visit this place each year. Puri hosts one of the mega-events in the Country every year and this mega event is known as Rath Yatra or Cart Festival.
It witnesses more than 1.1 million gatherings in a single day. Puri is popular for its beaches, seafood, marine drives, and more. If you are planning for a short trip to Puri then this guide is just for you. We have identified 10 places to visit in Puri in 2 Days.
Puri attracts people from all parts of the country. Thi place is not only a religious place but a holiday destination. It is filled with luxury hotels, budget hotels, and delicious food.

How to Reach Puri?
Puri is located at a distance of 60 km from Bhubaneswar, the capital Of State Odisha. You can fly directly to Bhubaneswar from other parts of the country. From Bhubaneswar, you can travel to Puri by Road or Train.
It is 1.5 hours drive from Bhubaneswar by road and takes approximately 2 hours by train. You can travel by local private cabs or City buses(both Govt and Private). Local city buses take another 30 minutes to reach puri.
You can hire local cabs directly from the airport which will cost you approximately Rs.2000 including taxes. The buses are cheaper options which cost only Rs.65. The cheapest option is to travel by train and it will cost you around Rs.50 for a local ticket.
You can also travel by Online Cabs like Uber and Ola. The charge for them is nearly about Rs.1600(only drop off) including toll taxes.
Where to Stay in Puri?
Puri is filled with 1000’s hotels for every budget and need. You can rent a room for as low as Rs.200 and some luxury hotels like Mayfair will cost you Rs.15,000 per night.
Some of the popular and expensive hotels in Puri are
Mayfair Heritage
Sterling Resort
Pride Ananya
Toshali Sands
Hote Holiday Resort
Hotel Chariot
Places to See In and around Puri in 2 Days
In our endeavor to make a working list of a few places that can be covered in 2 days, we have found some popular religious, historical, and natural places.
7 Religious Places to Visit in Puri
Puri is full of temples and religious shrines. We have identified 5 religious places to visit Puri 2 days. These 5 places are as follows
Shree Jagannath Temple
Shree Jagannath Temple is located in Puri on the Grand Trunk road. Every tourist or devotee starts his journey with a visit to the temple. The 3 deities Jagannath Temple are Lord Jagannath, Elder Brother Balabhadra, and sister Subhadra. The temple compound consists of several other small temples and some of the popular amongst them are Mahalaxmi Temple, Bimala Temple, Mahavir Temple, etc. You can travel to the temple by auto, bus, or on foot. It is in the heart of the city and you will be amazed by the magnanimous size of the temple.
Gundicha Temple
The next on our list is the Gundich temple. This temple has immense importance during Rath Yatra because Maa Gundicha is the Aunt of Lord Jagannath. The Rath Yatra or Cart festival is about Lord Jagannath visiting her aunt’s place with brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra. Gundicha temple is on the opposite end of the grand trunk road at around 5 Kms from the temple.
Bata Mangala Temple
Bata Mangala temple is located around 7 km from Puri town. This is a temple of Maa Mangala. While coming from Bhubaneswar towards puri you will first encounter the Bata Mangala temple. Pay a visit to the temple while coming into Puri.
Lokanath Temple
Lokanath temple is located within the premises of Jagannath Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple has immense importance as Lord Jagannath himself is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
Sakhigopala Temple
Sakhigopala Temple is located in the heart of Sakhigopala Town. This town is located approximately 20 km far from Puri. Sakhigopala temple is dedicated to Deity Gopinath.
Pancha Tirtha
Your trip to Puri is not complete unless you take bath in the panch tirtha. Panchatirtha consists of 5 water sources named Markandeya Sarovar, Rohini Kunda, Indradyumna Tank, Swetaganga Sarovar, and the sea(Bay of Bengal).
Alarnath Temple
Lord Jagannath every year during the Asadha Month(Odia Month) takes the manifestation as Alarnath Dev. This holy place is located at a distance of 22km from Puri. Lingaraj Temple- Lingaraj Temple is located in Bhubaneswar also known as the city of temples. Lingaraj temple is a holy shrine of Lord Shiva. This temple is a national heritage and is famous for its delicate work on rocks. Lingaraj temple is located at a distance of 65 km from Puri town.

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