Puri Beach

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Coordinates: 19°49′N 85°50′E / 19.81°N 85.83°E / 19.81; 85.83

Puri Beach is a beach in the city of Puri in the state of Odisha, India. It is on the shore of the Bay of Bengal. It is known for being a tourist attraction and a Hindu sacred place.[1][2] The beach is the site of the annual Puri Beach Festival, which is co-sponsored by the Indian Ministry of Tourism, the city of Odisha, the Development Commissioner of Handicrafts, and the Eastern Zonal Cultural Center, Kolkata.[3] The beach hosts sand art displays, including work by international award-winning local sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik.[4][5][6][7]


Puri Beach is located at the city of Puri and the distance between Puri railway station and the beach is only 2 km. Nearest airport is located at Bhubaneswar which is 60 km away. Buses and Taxis are available for local transportation.



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  2. ^ "Indian journal of marine sciences", Volume 15, 1986. publisher: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (India), Indian National Science Academy
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