Bhubaneswar has rich and diverse heritage resources along with many sacred landscapes. It is the largest city in Odisha and is flourishing in terms of economic and religious importance. The city is also known as 'The Temple City of India'.
The state Museum of Orissa is divided into eleven sections namely Archaeology, Epigraphy, Numismatics, Armoury, Mining, Geology, Natural History, Art & Craft, Contemporary Art, Patta painting, Anthropology and Palm leaf Manuscripts. It was started in the year 1932 and later it was shifted to present building. Before shifting to the new building this museum was housed within the premises of college.
The name konark is an amalgamation of two words kona meaning corner and Arka meaning the sun. konark is a medium town which houses massive temple dedicated to Sun God. This temple is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and is one of the most tourists attracting place in the town. Konark is also known as Arka Khetra.
Puri is situated alongside the coast of Bay of Bengal in the state of Orissa. Here, Jagannath temple is one of the major attractions. There are many places to visit in puri namely chilika lake, puri beach, Gundicha Ghar and Sun Temple. This town is also turning into industrial hub due to major manufacturing companies.
This lake is home to a number of plants and animals. It is the largest coastal lagoon and largest wintering ground for migratory birds. It hosts over 160 species of birds in the peak migratory season and is an ecosystem with large fishery resource. This lake sustains the life of a large number of fishermen living nearby.