Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri & Udaygiri - Odisha Eco Tourism

The three being referred to a ‘Buddhist triangle of Odisha’ or diamond triangle of Odisha incorporates several monasteries, stupas, ancient temples is an entice for heritage enthusiast. Ratnagiri (the hill of precious gems) as the name indicates is strewing with Buddhist monasteries, stupas, relics, statues and stone tablets. Udayagiri which was a prominent centre of Buddhism between 7th and 12th century is among the most excavated site. During the tour you will come across with a number of large and small statues of different forms of Buddha in diverse positions. Lalitgiri the oldest and most sacred Buddhist site among the three is known to house the relic of Buddha. The museum at Lalitgiri houses various sculptures including the casket with Buddha’s relic.

Connectivity: Lalitgiri is at a distance of 12 kms from Ratnagiri. It is best to hire a taxi to cover the diamond triangle of Odisha. There exist direct connectivity between New Delhi and Ratnagiri by train.

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