Puri is known internationally for Lord Jagannath temple and the annual Rath yatra. Puri is the Rail terminus providing direct trains to all major cities.
The lighthouse is situated about 8 km west of Railway station.
It is a 25 m high circular tower with black and white bands, 30 m height.
Six detached 18.3m patches lie within 4.5 miles SE through 5.8 miles SSE of Puri Light.