Two Main Doors Of Puri’s Jagannath Temple Get Plated With Silver After The Shrine Reopens

by Tania Tarafdar
Two Main Doors Of Puri’s Jagannath Temple Get Plated With Silver After The Shrine Reopens

The Sun Temple in Konark, Odisha has reopened for visitors following the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC). At the temple, visitors need to undergo thermal screening at the entry points. Also, not more than 2000 persons will be allowed in the heritage site per day. To facilitate online booking, QR codes have also been installed at the site. Manual booking is prohibited now to reduce physical contact. Meanwhile, after the shrine reopened to visitors, it silver-plated two of its main doors. Earlier, the Jagannath temple replaced eight of its doors with new ones.

IRCTC Gives You A Chance To Work From Konark, Puri & Gopalpur With Its Nature Travel Plans

As remote working becomes the new normal, the government is coming up with many travel packages to lure remote workers to nature destinations. We all must have dreamt of working from the beach or the mountain at some point in time. However, if you have not been able to pursue your dream of working out of a scenic destination, IRCTC’s new ‘work from hotel’ with nature travel packages will make your dream come true. 

IRCTC Is Offering A Minimum Of 3-Nights Travel Package

Have you been looking for private and secluded getaways? If you are longing for a change of scene, you can check out the newly launched travel plans by the Indian Railways’ subsidiary, Indian Railway Catering, and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) for popular Odisha beach destinations including Puri, Konark, and Gopalpur.

These travel plans have are for those professionals who wish to work from natural environments like a beach or forest from the comfort of a hotel room. IRCTC is offering a minimum of three nights which can be extended on prorate basis. IRCTC is also working on similar travel packages for other locations. Bored Of WFH? Work From A Hotel In Kerala With This Hotel Package From IRCTC.

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Packages To Puri Start From ₹6,165

The three nights and four days travel package for Puri starts at ₹6,165, ₹12,600 for Konark, ₹19,945 for Gopalpur. The travel packages include disinfected rooms, all three meals, tea or coffee, secured parking space, complimentary Wi-Fi, and travel insurance. The hotels are also working on top-notch COVID-19 related safety protocols and a high hygiene standard.

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The IRCTC travel packages can be booked online through “” or through IRCTC tourism mobile app.