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iCapture. There are three iconic temples in Orissa, of which only two are still in worship.

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They are Lingaraj temple of Bhubaneswar built during the tenth century (in worship), Jagannath Temple of Puri built during the Eleventh century (in worship) and finally Sun Temple of Konark built during the 13th century. Sun temple is not in worship today and it is a declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Lingaraj Temple is situated in the capital city of Bhubaneswar. Odisha Maritime Museum. Crossing the high seas braving the hazards of sea, travel has been part of the human traits since time immemorial.

Odisha Maritime Museum

Trans-oceanic voyages were meant for search of new land to live, trade and colonize as seen from the pages of history of mankind. Indian sub continent with its vast coastline offered the early voyagers a challenge to cross the high seas and travel to different countries in South, South East Asia as well as to the Arabian coast. Similarly sea faring people from early Civilizations like Rome ,Greece, Babylon etc and later sailors from England and European countries and Arab countries from the west and China,Cambodia,Indonesia,Srilanka etc from the East and South touched several ports of ancient and medieval India.From among the ancient Indian people the Kalingas, the Cholas, the Palas and the Cheras were known to have set sail across the ocean for distant lands.

Discover and Shop Mirror Work Collections from India. Meet the Embroiderers of Mirror WorkThe traditional handicraft of mirror work is, more often than not, employed in textile production alongside other traditional Indian handicrafts.

Discover and Shop Mirror Work Collections from India

The craft of mirror work on its own is most renowned amongst the Jat community of the state of Gujarat. Puri. A 1h15 de bus de Bhubaneswar, nous arrivons à Puri, qui sera notre base pour visiter les alentours : Le temple de Konarak et le village d'artistes de Raghurajpur.

Puri

Nous sommes descendues à l'hôtel Ghandara, 950 Rps (14€) la chambre avec clim et une petite terrasse. Par ces grandes chaleurs, être au bord de la mer est bien agréable, même si la baignade tout habillé pour les femmes est de mise. Nous louons une voiture avec chauffeur pour la journée (1 550 Rps, 23€) qui nous emmène en premier dans un village de sculpteur sur pierres. Nous continuons vers le majestueux temple de Konarak, où temple du soleil. Art, Architecture and Ocean: Puri (days 46 to 51) – Drivelogues. Odisha is a state with too many destinations to choose from.

Art, Architecture and Ocean: Puri (days 46 to 51) – Drivelogues

Beautiful forests, tribal art, waterfalls, villages and beaches. We decided to sample as much as we could in the few days we had. Bastar costumes – Bastar Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh has a vibrant culture that exhibits various colors.

Bastar costumes – Bastar Chhattisgarh

Mainly traditional costumes of Chhattisgarh are that of tribes and tribal people in the region. East India Travel – 4: Bastar District of Chhattisgarh. Hey guys Welcome to the fourth part of my East India Travel series For those of you who may have missed my previous posts, the East India travel series is about my exciting nine-day journey through three beautiful states in East India: Odisha (formerly Orissa), Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.

East India Travel – 4: Bastar District of Chhattisgarh

Here are the links to my previous posts covering the internationally-famous tourist destinations in Odisha: The Heritage Crafts Village of Raghurajpur in Odisha. After some forty-five minutes of driving along the highway from Bhubhaneshwar to Puri, my car turns to the left at a place called Chandanpur.

The Heritage Crafts Village of Raghurajpur in Odisha

From here, a scenic drive of a kilometre or more brings me to the heritage crafts village of Raghurajpur, a major rural tourist destination of India’s eastern state of Odisha. Raghurajpur is famed for Pattachitra, the traditional, cloth-based scroll paintings of the state of Odisha (previously known as Orissa). The Heritage Crafts Village of Raghurajpur in Odisha. Raghurajpur craftvillage. 7 Wonders of India - Orissa : 13 - Raghurajpur Craftsman Village. Blog : parle du Kila Dalijoda et de chez Leon. A Little Bit of Bastar and Amarkantak - Part I - Page 3. The previous experiences at the tribal market of Benur had left me both tired and yet wanting for more.

A Little Bit of Bastar and Amarkantak - Part I - Page 3

Mr Joshi (who I had got chatting with in the morning at the Saathi campus) and I had made quick acquaintances – he was familiar with Jaipur and had visited a few times. He ran a nonprofit organization focusing on for primary education at the village called Balengapara (in the Kibaibalenga area) – about 6 kms from Benur. India Tribal Tours. Day 01: Arrive Delhi Arrive by International flight, after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in.

India Tribal Tours

Delhi isa bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Chhattisgarh Festival,Festival of Chhattisgarh. The state of Chhattisgarh is known for its various, multi-coloured festivals and celebrations. The celebrations are generally embellished with dance and music, mysticism and holiness, utter enthusiasm and above all ancient traditional values. The most familiar tribes found in the state are Miriam, Baiga, Kamars, Halbas, Gonds, Bhumja, Kawars etc.

Out of these, few tribal families like the Gonds have exchanged cultural practices with the local Hindus, whereas on the other hand the orthodox tribes like the Baigas and the Kamars have maintained their originality till date. The rituals and festivals practiced by the tribal groups of Chhattisgarh are still being followed, respected and nurtured since the distant past to the present day. Araku valley tourist attractions and photo gallery. Araku is a famous hill station of AP.

It is located at a distance of 120 KM from Visakhapatnam ( Vizag ). It is famous for its scenic beauty. Located on the eastern ghats , it has valley, waterfalls and streams flowing by the side of the train track and roads. The journey to Araku Valley is the most enjoying as the rail passes through tunnels, hill sides and streams. . It is better to go to Araku by train and return by road. Winter season at Araku valley Tourist Places around Araku Valley Araku is a place to relax and enjoy nature.

Orissa Tours,Orissa Tribal Tours,Orissa Textile Tour,Orissa Textile Tours,Orissa Beach Tours,Orissa Cultural Tour. Itienanry :1 (20 days/19 nights)Pench National Park - Jabalpur - Kanha - Chhattisgarh - Orissa(19 nights/20 days) Day 1: Arrive at Nagpur. Assistance on arrival at Airport, later drive to Pench National Park. (Over night at Bagh Van). Total 90 kms. Day 2: Early morning visit to Pench National Park. Day 3: Fullday visit the Pench National Park.

Tribal Markets in Chhattisgarh. Men with their prize cattle in Pamela market In spite of all the problems facing the Adivasis, and the threat to the continued existence of their way of life (see The Adivasis of Chhattisgarh), a visit to an Adivasi village in Chhattisgarh can be an incredibly positive experience. Almost half the State is forested and there remain vast tracts of unspoilt land filled with waterfalls, caves, ancient monuments and rare wildlife. Tribal Tours in Odisha (Orissa) - Tribal Tour Packages in Odisha - Odisha Tour Package. Early morning arrival at Visakhapatnam station and board the local train at 6.35 am to Bheja station through picturesque Arakku valley. This spectacular train ride passes through various tunnels, mountains, beautiful valleys, waterfall and tribal hamlet. Upon arrival at Bheja station, meet our Desia Crew who will help you to transfer to Desia camp (www.desiakoraput.com). Upon arrival, warm welcome to Desia project by the host with ritual.

Post lunch walk to nearby harijan, paraja village and enjoy the sunset views at the gorgeous Duduma waterfall. After breakfast, short drive to Nandapur to visit the weekly market for gadaba, mali tribes. Welcome to Kila Dalijoda. Film Montage : inde. Ganjam – TOURIST PLACE OF ODISHA. Bhubaneswar. Several sites testify to the importance of the Bhubaneswar region far earlier than the seventh to 11th centuries, when the Kalinga kings ruled over the area. Both Jain and Buddhist shrines give clear evidence of important settlements around Bhubaneswar in the first two centuries BC. The remains of a ruined moated city, Sisupalgarh (opposite the Dhauligiri battlefield and Asokan edicts), show that it was occupied from the beginning of the third century BC to the middle of the fourth century AD and the pottery shows Roman influence. Inde: art et commerce des tribus du Bastar. Les Niyamgiri Hills sont un paradis pour qui fuit le bruit, la pollution des villes, et la chaleur du mois d’avril.

Celui qui ose s’écarter des circuits touristiques traditionnels et passer de longues heures dans les trains qui desservent mal les villes de l’Orissa sera époustouflé par ses magnifiques paysages de collines boisées qui entourent des lacs. Mais surtout, ces collines restent l’habitat naturel de nombreuses tribus primitives de l’Inde, comme les Bondas ou les Kondhs. L’Orissa est en effet l’une des provinces les plus pauvres du pays, mais aussi l’une des plus riches en matière de culture tribale, hôte de pas moins de 62 tribus dont les membres représentent 24% de la population totale de l’état. Partons à la découverte de ces villageois accueillants qui tentent tant bien que mal de garder vivantes leurs traditions. Le marché Une autre tribu que nous ne rencontrerons pas, les Kondhs, pouvaient autrefois se révéler encore plus dangereux : ils pratiquaient le sacrifice humain ! Hirakhand Express/18447 Seat/Berth Availability: Bhubaneswar/BBS to Jagdalpur/JDB - India Rail Info.

Nos voyages et escapades: Dhenkanal, Dorka, Joranda. Vendredi 13 novembre En "routardes de luxe", j'ai choisi pour notre prochaine étape "le Palais" de Dhenkanal, parce qu'il est un lieu chargé d'histoire et j'aime que ces endroits puissent continuer à vivre pour nous faire rêver. Le tourisme est leur seul moyen d'existence. "le Palace" trône sur une colline de la ville, en haut de la rue principale, il est majestueux quoiqu'un peu défraichi vu sous cet angle. Dans la pièce principale la première vision est cette énorme tête d'éléphant, trophée d'un temps ou la chasse était le passe-temps favori des gens aisés... Trek Inde : Ethnies et collines de l'Andhra Pradesh et du Chhatisgarh. JOUR 1 : Départ de Paris à destination de Vizag (Visakhapatnam), via Delhi, Bombay ou Calcutta JOUR 2 : Arrivée à Vizag (Visakhapatnam) Accueil à l’aéroport de Vizag et transfert vers l’hôtel.

La ville portuaire de Visakhapatnam, plus communément appelée Vizag en raccourci d'après le dieu Vaishaka, fit autrefois partie du puissant empire Kalinga et devint une colonie hollandaise au 18ème siècle. Elle est entourée par des collines sur trois côtés, chaque colline étant dédiée à une religion : l'une abrite le temple Vekateshwara, une autre l'église de la Sainte Vierge et la dernière le tombeau d'un saint musulman.