Daya River

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  • Address: Puri, Odisha, India
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, View Point, River, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Lake, Point Of Interest

The Daya River at Puri has a significant history. The infamous Kalinga War was held by its bank at the time of the great king Ashoka. The war was so violent with bloodshed that the water of the river had turned red with the blood of the victims. This event made Ashoka change his mind to be a generous ruler and the rest is history. The river flows by the Dhauli Hills in Bhubaneshwar. The river is a tributary of the Kuakhai River. Also known as the river of blood, this river plays a significant role in providing the water for the living. You can have peaceful time by the river. Picnics can also be held. Some rock edicts as well as Shanti Stupa, Sadharma Monastery are the nearby attractions.

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  • Daya River Address: Puri, Odisha, India
  • Daya River Timing: 24-hrs
  • Daya River Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Daya River(preferred time): 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Daya River: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 35.66% of people who visit Puri include Daya River in their plan

  • 31.03% of people start their Daya River visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Daya River

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Daya River

People normally club together Raghurajpur Artist Village and Kalinga Stadium while planning their visit to Daya River.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • DAYA RIVER one of the femous historical river of saradeipur, dist of khordha, state of Odisha, the area adjoining the Dhauli hill and the Daya river are believed to be the battle grounds where one of the bloodiest wars in the world's history was faught, the famous kalinga a war, which led to the destruction of the kalinga kingdom was fought here, over 1 hundred thousand people lost their lives, and the Daya river turned red due to the blood it carried, river has story of king Ashok made decision after kalinga fight not to fight any more in life, giving Daya to all human & living being in planet.

  • One of the great historical River, on the bank of it the great Kalinga War was fought.

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  • Nice river and way to chilika

  • Beautiful river.

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