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Tulasi Khetra – Kendrapada – Odisha |Tourism | Travel | Shopping

Kendrapada is one of the five holy Kshetras of Odisha. It houses the temple of Lord Baladeva Jeu in the heart of this Kshetra. The same rites and rituals of Lord Jagannath at Puri are generally followed here which makes Kendrapara equally attractive. It is only 95 Km away from the state capital Bhubaneswar. Literature like Brahama. Tantra written by Vedavyas and Padma Puran speak the glory of this place…

Baladev Jew Temple is situated in Ichhapur (Tulasi Khetra)
Baladev Jew Temple is situated in Ichhapur (Tulasi Khetra)

Lucknow – The City of Nawabs is now a best shopping destination

Lucknow is a the capital of the State Uttar Pradesh in India, this city has well structured buildings which still show us the picture of history of india.

Lucknowi tehzeeb known all around the world, this place also known for crafts, culture and cuisine. Lucknow is the place of many handicrafts and handloom products. Chikan work is a well known art from this city.

Here we can find best kurtas, suits, hankeys, napkin, dupatta, table covers, which are made by master if embroidery art. Do not miss shopping of these art while travelling to this part of country.

Shopping in Lucknow
Shopping in Lucknow

Making of Konark Temple in Handloom Art

Assuming you visited the great sun temple of Odisha till now, if not please visit it as soon as possible. This is one of the place which should be visited by all of you. Artist made this with lot of love, dedication and hard work. Sun Temple made by 1200 workers and taken up 12 long years to complete.

Now this rare temple and art on it, going to be showcase through handloom weaving. Our Odia Pround Awardee Mr Patra and brothers started working on the design which will be a replica of the Konark Temple. Design and work for it already started before 2 years and will take more 2 years to complete it.

We will keep you updated on his work. Mr Patra want to keep it in a  museum where visitors from all over world can see it.

Konark Temple
Konark Temple

Places to see and shopping at Cuttack

Whenever when one thinks of visiting “Cuttack” the 1st thing that comes up in their mind is Chandi Mandir. The temple is famous for the annual durga puja and kali puja festivals. Apart from this presiding diety temple, Dhabaleswar Island, Barabati Fort, Netaji Museum and Barabati Stadium are some of the prominent locations in Cuttack which should be visited by everyone.

Besides, Odisha State Maritime Museum has been set-up in Jobra has the unique distinction of being the only workshop, which catered to the requirement of three provinces of Bihar, Bengal and Odisha under the Bengal Presidency of British India.

Ravenshaw University
Ravenshaw University

 

Cuttack is a vibrant commercial centre and shopping hub of Odisha. It is known for its distinctive kinds of handicrafts and textiles. The city is famous for the silver filigree work which is used in making exquisite jewellery.

For those who want to buy traditional fabrics, the best option is the Government-run state emporia, where one can see an amazing variety of cotton and silk fabrics.

Malls like Vishal, Big Bazaar, Metro Bazar, Bazaar Kolkata, Fashion Bazaar and V2 serve as the hot point to shop for one roof mall lovers.

Dargha bazaar and Buxi Bazaar share the heart of variety shopping for the people of Cuttack. It is mandatory for people to visit all these places and know the real Cuttack and its beauty and charm.

Why You should visit Vellore atleast once

Vellore is a city in the Tamilnadu state of India. There are many places to see in this town which attracts tourist and shoppers from all over the world. This place is not far from Chennai and at a distance of 145 Km from the Madras.

This city also calls Fort city of Tamilnadu, Many buses run between Chennai and Vellore which you can book easily, you can take AC, Non-AC Volvo buses to visit here. We in India count this as an oldest survived town in South India. Many famous kings rule here and brought name and fame to this place.

Nearest Place to See near it:

  • Ratnagiri
  • Golden Mahalaxmi Temple
  • Fort
  • Govt Museum
  • Science Park
  • Vainu Bappu Telescope 
  • Amirthi Forest and Zoological Park
  • Sri Jalagandeeswarar Temple