Lalitha Giri

About Lalitagiri
Lalitagiri is also a well-known tourist pilgrimage, especially for Buddhism, and draws hoards of pilgrims each year. It has a famous 1st century Buddhist complex and some of the best sculptures of that age.

The place itself is like an ancient village, with greenery and free spaces, mild forests and breezes blowing all the time. The ancient stupas, sculptures on them and the caves give it a look that fairly resembles to that ancient age.

Langudi : The recent excavations, revealing some interesting facts, in the Langudi hills that are worth a watch with utmost interest. There are many Stupas cut out from rock grabbing attention, the Buddha in Samadhi-mudra, Sculpture of Goddess Tara, the harmonic umbrella, the Cylin dome etc have revealed a new chapter in the Buddhist tourist destinations.

How to reach
Air : Bhubaneswar is the nearest airport. Well connected to Lalitagiri by bus.

Train : Bhubaneswar is the nearest railhead well connected to major cities through broad gauge network.

Road : Lalitagiri is well connected with Bhubaneswar, and other cities through a good road-network.

Where to stay
Based at Bhubaneswar, the Lalitagiri could be taken as an excursion. One can stay at the Trident or the Oberois.