In the city of puri, puri beach or golden beach is a beach, in the Indian state of Odisha, on the shore of the Bay of Bengal. It is known for being a Hindu sacred place along with a tourist attraction it is well known. Co-sponsored by the Indian Ministry of Tourism, the city of Odisha, the Development Commissioner of Handicrafts, and the Eastern Zonal Cultural Center, Kolkata, the beach is the site of the annual festival. Including work by international award-winning local sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik, the beach hosts sand art displays. On October 11, 2020, by the Foundation for Environment Education (FEE), Denmark, Golden Beach was awarded the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ tag.