The state of Odisha is formerly called as Orissa is blessed with stunning architectures, history, dialects, vibrant art music and dance forms. The battleground for the famous Kalinga war fought by Ashoka the Great, lies on the states east cost. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha. Odisha has a rich culture and tradition and is also known as ‘the land of temples’ as the state is home to several temples. The major attraction here is the classical Odissi dance form. Odisha is home to various World Heritage Sites, monuments and temples dating from the ancient times. The Sun Temple of Konark in Bhubaneswar and Puri is a World Heritage Site. There are a number of important Odisha attractions some of the major places of interest in Odisha are Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Brahmapur, Sambalpur, Angul, Baripada, Chilka, Bhitarakanika, Udayagiri Caves and Mahendragiri ECT. Besides, there is vast seashore that has world famous beaches like Gopalpur, Chandipur, Puri and Chandrabhaga. Orissa is also famous for its wildlife sanctuaries and the Royal Bengal Tiger.