October 25th, 2017 by OYO Team

Known for its historic architecture and seascape beauty, Puri delivers the best combination one could wish for. Seek blessings at Jagannath Temple or laze on the soft sands of Puri Beach, delve into a bit of spirituality or go surfing and dive into the serenity of blue waters. Puri is where you enjoy the best of both the worlds!


For a dose of spirituality, stop by the Jagannath Temple in Puri, an architectural masterpiece attracting hundreds of devotees on Ratha Yatra every year in July. The colorful 45 feet high wooden Chariot is taken on the streets of the city for people to witness the city’s culture and it’s divine beauty.


A weekend getaway and only 60 km from Bhubaneswar, the Jagannath Temple is the honor of Puri and is one of the Hindus Char Dham. The structural design of the temple is magnificent along with its pillars embellished with pictures depicting the life of Lord Krishna. One must let go of all the stress, indulge the positivity and breathe in the blessed vibes at this pious place. A visit to this holy destination is just unmissable.


The Golden Beach in Puri will amaze you with it’s pristine seashore. Go numb and relax under the palm umbrellas while you get a massage or jump in for a handball match with the local cabana lifeguards. Let yourself lose in the city’s ravishing paradise. What could be better than a warming bonfire night at the beach with the charismatic sounds of the wave and the company of your best pals? Play some good old tunes, roast a few marshmallows and share it with your loved ones. The beauty of the coastal town awaits you.


Puri’s five day long Beach Festival is a platter of events which celebrates its heritage art, culture and food with fashion shows, thrilling sports and music to dance your way through the night. Shop till you drop and take home with you exquisite handmade jewellery as a souvenir for your folks.

The town is a foodie’s heaven offering some of the best cuisines, from the cheesecake locally known as chhena poda to famous restaurants like Grand & Chung Wah, serving delectable North Indian and Chinese food respectively. Not to miss the Honey Bee Bakery & Pizzeria serving the best pizza’s in town. From World-famous Temples to lesser-known beaches, find what you seek in the heartland of Odisha.


And that just doesn’t end here. Book an OYO of your choice in just 3 taps with a network of hotels spread across Puri. Cherish the comfort of air-conditioned rooms and wake up to a delightful breakfast, thereafter. Go sunny dip in the pool or just relax and binge-watch a show, we have the right kind of properties exclusively for you.

It’s time to pack your bags and take a trip to the paradise of the east. Enjoy beautiful living spaces with a hassle-free experience, each time you choose to stay with OYO. What’s the best part? Use code PURI30 and enjoy 30% off on your stay in Puri.

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We’re people who love to travel and it’s a pleasure to share our experiences from around the world with you here. You’ll see our favourite destinations, quirky stays and budget stay. Also the best wedding banquet halls and the most lit party destinations. You’ll also find insightful opinions about why we travel in the first place and what it’s really like out there. Enjoy the blog and please tell us what you think - feedback welcome!