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Odisha borders on the Bay of Bengal. The eastern part, close to the sea is more prosperous, with a lot of tourist locations and religious places. The western part is a hilly and forested area, generally drought prone. It is a predominantly tribal belt. However, the western part of the state contains enormous volumes of iron ore and various minerals. It is a culturally rich state. The Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark golden triangle is the pride of the state. Traditionally, Odisha descended from the historical kingdom of Kalinga. The script for the Odia (Oriya) language derives from the Kalinga script, which is one of the descendants of the Brahmi script.
Planning a Trip
By train There are regular trains from Delhi, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai. By plane There is an airport in the heart of the city of Bhubaneswar with flights operated by all major airlines. It is well connected to other major destinations such as Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
By taxi Taxis or hired cars are available in important cities and towns. By autorickshaw Private rickshaws cost less than regular taxis but you will have to squash up with whoever else gets inside.
Temples, beaches and Chilka Lake. Shimilipal National Forest which is a paradise for nature lovers.
Quick Tips Banks - Open Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm. Some banks are closed for lunch. Emergencies - For police, dial a local phone number; for ambulance call a hospital. Internet Access - Wifi is standard in most hotels and free in many coffee shops. Mail - Buy stamps at the Post Office. Convenient post offices are located…