Raghurajpur

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The village is also famous for Gotipua dance. Near to Raghurajpur is another better known destination is DandaSahi, which has the potential of becoming a heritage village of tomorrow. A small village of about 50 households, Dandasahi is on the side of the historical road, through which Sri Chaitanya had travelled to Puri.The Raghurajpur village, idyllic setting on the Southern bank of the river Bhargavi, sorrounded by coconut, palm, mango, jackfruit, groves & other tropical trees. A number of betel vine gardens also dot the surrounding paddy fields. The visitors not only come here to see a typical Orissan village from very close quarters but also to enjoy the rich traditions of Orissan Arts & Crafts at one place. It has a community of artisans who produce different varieties of handicraft items like patta paintings, palm leaf engravings, stone carvings, paper mache toys & masks, wood carvings, wooden toys, cow dung toys, tusser paintings etc. For its rightful place both in the Cultural & Tourist maps of the country as a heritage destination, Orissa Tourism & Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India have developed this village under Rural Tourism Projects. The facilities like Restaurant, Accommodation, Gurukul as well as craft center were created for the tourist. The Tourism & the Heritage

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How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Airport Bijupattnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar 45 Km

By Train

Nearest Railway station Sakhigopal 5 Km Railway Station Puri 10 KM

By Road

From Bhubaneswar By Road 45 Km From Puri By Road 10 KM.

Stay

At Sakhigopal, Puri , Bhubaneswar