Pipili Overview
Known to leave you spellbound with its splendid applique work in items like handbags, dress materials, cushion covers etc, Pipli is one of the best places to see in Orissa for art lovers. The city was established in the 10th century AD under the rule of Somavamsi dynasty.

It is believed that it was established by the King of Puri by engaging craftsmen in Jagannath temple of Puri. One of the popular events that is held in this city is the annual Ratha Yatra where you can see the pipli work used to decorate the chariots of Lord Jagannath.

The applique work here is known around the world and predominantly created by Muslim artisans. If you are a shopping lover, you will love to shop for many items like wall hangings, lanterns, bags, pouches, bedspreads etc as a souvenir.

Highlights: Shopping for applique work and handicraft items.

Best Time to Visit: January to April and July to December.
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