Bhubaneswar, the capital city was the cradle of Kalingan Architecture. At one point it was home to over 1000 temples of which 350 odd still remain. Earning the city, the epitaph – The City of Temples.
Balijatra- the age old festival observed from the times of the mariners finds resonance in Masakapan Ke Tukad' festival of Bali and 'Loykrathong or Loy Brah Prahdip' of Thailand.
Bhitarkanika – the home of the endangered Salt Water Crocodiles boasts of the world’s largest Estuarine Giant ever recorded at 23-feet.