Hey peeps! How you guys doing? This autumn travelling is making a place in everyone’s heart. However, people usually rush outside India to explore and enjoy. They don’t realize that India has some hidden gems. Odisha is one of them. Odisha is one of those states in India which is very underrated.
But, these reasons will change your mind. Tune in the article to know more. Explore Odisha and it’s awe-inspiring culture and beauty.
1. Notably Scrumptious Odisha Cuisine
Food lovers and people who love non-vegetarian will go crazy for Odisha Cuisine. People in Odisha eat non-veg, especially meat. Only 7 per cent of people here are vegetarians. The food here is delectable and mouth-watering. Some of the famous dishes include Luchi. Others are Bhendi Bhaja and Crab Kalia.
2. Antiquue Art and Crafts – Famous state in India
The art and craft in Odisha is quite surprising. Patachitra is very famous here. It is the art of painting on cloth using a scroll. This craft is about 900 years old. More than 100 craftsmen are indulged in it. All the designs imprinted on cloth are a symbol of Indian Mythology.
3. Thriving Fauna at Bhitarkanika National Park
Animals attract some people like crazy. Animal lovers cannot miss this opportunity to visit this wildlife sanctuary. It has over 200 species of birds. Most of them have migrated from Europe. The place is home to reptiles like Indian Python, giant snakes and crocodiles.
4. Lord Buddha almost everywhere
Odisha is famous for its Buddhist sites. There are tons of them. Many of them are ancient & historic. Some of them are shovelled lately. Odisha also has stupas, temples, shrines and sculptures. The famous ones are Lalitagiri, Ratnagiri, Udayagiri.
5. Konark Sun Temple
Don’t miss beautiful things if you are visiting Odisha. India is famous for its culture. Odisha has the best of them. The Konark Sun Temple is a representation of the architecture of Odisha. Odisha can become overrated because of this temple.
It is surmounted with 12 massive wheels. It also has some sensual & lewd paintings. They look more or less like the one in Khajurao temple.
6. Famous Rath Yatra Festival in India
The Rath Yatra Festival is celebrated in Odisha. It is glorified in the months of July & August. People from all around the world visit Odisha. They enjoy this festival with locals.
People also observe Lord Jagannath in the Ceremonial Carriage. People’s belief in God extends more when they rub the chariot.