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6. Puri & Bhubaneswar (in December)Published: 15/11/2012
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December is the best month to visit Puri and Bhubaneswar. They enjoy the most pleasant weather during December-January. No rain, no heat and low humidity - just extremely moderate temperature that is perfect for sightseeing and a relaxing vacation. Puri and Bhubaneswar combined boost of a large number of historic places from several religions - Hindu, Jain and Buddhism which makes them great places to experience India's past. The beaches and Chilika Lake are just the icing on the cake.
Popular Tourist Attractions of Puri1. Jagannath Temple
2. Marine Beach
3. Konark Temple
4. Chilika Lake
Enjoy a morning walk along the beach and have a good breakfast at one of the beach front restaurants. Meals can be enjoyed at the temple (Prashad). Chinese food lovers can enjoy a delicious dinner at Chung Wagh - an authentic chinese restaurant. More about Puri, how to spend 3 days in Puri and a a memorable vacation in Puri
Popular Tourist Attractions of Bhubaneswar1. Lingaraj Temple & Mukteswar Temple
2. Orissa Tribal Museum
3. Lion & White Tiger Safari at Nandankanan (Zoo and Sanctuary)
4. Jain Caves at Khandagiri
5. Buddhist Stupa / Pagoda at Dhaula Giri
Enjoy complimentary breakfast at your Bhubaneswar hotel or South India Dosa and other dishes at Venus Inn (or Mayfair). Several hotels serve good buffet lunches including Hotel Pushpak (Kalpana Square). Good dining options are available at several hotels including Mayfair, VITs and Hotel Pushpak.
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Where to stay in Puri & Bhubaneswar?
Hotels in Puri - Many people prefer staying close to the Puri Beach where as others might want an accommodation close to the temple (if you plan to visit the temple often). Hotel Chanakya BNR, Hotel Coco Palm, Holiday Resort and Sonar Bangla are some of the top rated hotels in Puri near beach. See a full list of hotels in Puri.
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