Among the most revered cities for Hindus, Puri is part of the Char Dham pilgrimages and also one of the 7 holy Indian cities. The beach here is wonderful for swimming and perfect for watching the sunrise and sunset. Puri's top attraction is the highly revered Jagannath Temple, famed for its Chariot Festival. No less astounding is the Sun Temple at Konark amongst a slew of other sightseeing wonders. The Sun Temple is a World Heritage Site and dazzles the onlooker with its amazing sculptures and architectural brilliance.