The ancient temple town of Puri is more popularly known as Jagannath Puri. The city has its mentions in the ancient Hindu texts of the Puranas. It is one of the seven holy cities in India and is a part of the Char Dham. The Jagannath Temple here is visited by uncountable pilgrims every year to seek the blessings of Lord Jagannath. The temple houses a wooden state of Lord Vishnu which is replaced every 12 years. Puri Ratha Yatra is an ideal time to visit this temple which showcases huge chariot march with music and dance. Puri Beach is the second most visited place in Puri where locals and travelers flock in good numbers. Other than these, one can also explore Gundicha Ghar Temple, Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary and Atharnala Bridge here.