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About Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri

Exploring the most religious and paramount Buddhist sculptures, especially around the hills of Odisha is gives you a true experience of peace of mind and soul that every Buddhism follower wants to visit. Yes, the famous place is Ratnagiri of Jajpur , one of the famous destinations in Buddhist Tour in Odisha. However, the history of Ratnagiri is also related to Gupta Dynasty. Talking more about Ratnagiri, it has been a historical and religious significance that make it an ideal destination to explore. The small yet religious town in Jajpur District is known for a huge monastery that relates to Mahayana Sect along with famous kings like Ashoka and others from Gupta Dynasty. Apart from its strong historical backgroung, Ratnagiri is also known for the flow of main rivers of Odisha known as Mahanadi, Brahmani, Kimiria and Birupa.

Along with enjoying the beauty of these major rivers of Odisha you can find wide range of different tourist attractions in and around Ratnagiri that keeps in account the places like Dhaulagiri, Lalitgiri, Udayagiri and many more. But mostly the highlight of all attractions are the Buddhist Circuit like monasteries, stupas and chaityas. In addition, Ratnagiri tourism is also known for Buddhism of Tantric cult that is popularly known as Vajrayana. According to Tibetan Buddhist texts the Kalchakrayana also flourishedsuggestively in this religious place.


Location

Ratnagiri is in the Jajpur district of Odisha is situated 100 kms away from Bhubaneswar. The main attractions in the holy place are the crisscross of Mahanadi, Brahmani, Kimiria and Birupa. In addition, there are also some major attractions in and around Ratnagiri. Some of the famous attractions include:

Major Attractions


The StupasStupas

Stupas are the main attraction that is presented in a big variation portraying a glowingdemonstration of Buddhism in antediluvian India. Stupas are lit with fire they create a unique view. They definitelysymbolizethe beautiful and religious place as the only location with such enormous Stupas.

 

 

The Monasteries - Gateway to Divinity and Spiritualty

The Monastries

Monasteries are the main attraction here that describe the glorious past of Ratnagiri in Odisha. The perfect instance of architectural wonder speaks all about the history of the segmentthat was moderatelyaffluent and also sociallywealthy in terms of Buddhism.

 

 

How to Reach

Ratnagiri is well-networked by air, rail and road transport. Its closest airport is Bhubaneswar, connected to all the major cities across India. The nearest Railway Station is Cuttack, 70 km from Ratnagiri and connected to major stations in the country. You may reach Ratnagiri by road from Cuttack through direct and regular buses running between the two spots