Lalitagiri is a significant Buddhist pilgrimage place of Orissa that draws loads of pilgrims every year. Especially for Buddhism, Lalitagiri attracts billions of traveler’s towards its divine vicinity. the famous 1st century Buddhist complex and sculptures of that age is the utmost pilgrimage attraction for world wide travelers. Lalitagiri is an ancient village, with greenery and free spaces. Mild forests with breezes blowing all the time is the beautiful features of the Buddhist tour to Orissa. The ancient stupas, sculptures and caves fairly resemble to that ancient age.
The Archeological Survey of India has carried out a number of excavations at Lalitagiri. An ancient stupa festooned here is most prominent among them. The stupa is also visited for preserved relics in caskets of stone. The age of the relics and its silver and gold contents of Lord Buddha is the tempting feature of the pilgrimage tour to Orissa. Black polished inscribed pieces of pottery of Ashokan Brahmi script, Kushan inscriptions; ornamental Brahmi is recognized as the other excavations of Lalitagiri.
How to reach Lalitagiri
Bhubaneshwar is the nearest airport from Lalitagiri to catch flights of your desired destination.
Bhubaneshwar is the nearest railhead to Lalitagiri, well connected with almost all the major cities of India.
A very fluent road network connects Lalitagiri with Bhubaneshwar and several other cities of India.
Premier Buddhist Sites in Orissa