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The beach at Puri on the Bay of Bengal

The rural region around the town of Paralakhemundi is deep in a tribal area and home to Centurion University’s original campus

Buddhist temple and monastery in the Tibetan refugee community  of Chandragiri high in the mountains of the Eastern Ghats

Explore the beauty and fascination of Odisha

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In addition to your study program or internship, Centurion University will help you to explore the culture of the region. This is a part of India that is off the regular international tourist tracks. But it is an important domestic visitor destination.

 

Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha and known as the ‘city of a thousand temples'. Together with the nearby coastal town of Puri it is one of the main pilgrimage locations for Hindus.

 

It is also historically important for Buddhism. You can learn about King Ashoka, an important proselytizer of Buddhism and visit the Tibetan refugee settlement of Chandragiri and its Buddhist Jeerango temple and monastery situated high in the Eastern Ghats.

Visit Bhubaneswar’s night market to shop for bargains