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Major Attraction - Sand Art

The major attraction which is exclusive is the 'Sand Art'. Sand art is a new concept which is carved out from heap of sand. Varieties of ancient monumental structures of the whole World and the theme based Arts are projected in sand in an artistic manner.

The Organizer of Puri Beach Festival

Every year Puri Beach Festival is organized by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Orissa (HRAO) in collaboration with the Department of Tourism, Government of Orissa, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the Development Commissioner of Handicrafts and the Eastern Zonal Cultural Center, Kolkata. All the organizers together take steps for presenting this festival to attract not only foreigners, but also a huge domestic tourist traffic that would be eager to come to this State on one platform. They would be able to enjoy our rich Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, Handloom and Cottage Industries. Every single moment that would be ever lasting in the minds of the tourists who visit Orissa during the festival.

How to Reach By Air:

Nearest airport for Puri is Biju Pattnaik Airport located 60 kms from Puri in Bhubaneshwar. The major domestic carriers like Indian, Jet, Sahara, and Deccan operate regular flights from New Delhi, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Mumbai.

By Rail:

Puri is well connected through Railway network to the different cities of India. Tourists can reach Puri very easily because almost all daily trains and weekly trains run through Puri. For more railway query click on to http://www.trainenquiry.com

Published on State Portal (http://www.orissa.gov.in)

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