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Ekamra Walks has become very popular among the visitors,

Bhubaneswar:12/11/17; The Ekamra Walks, only guided heritage tour of Temple City, Bhubaneswar has become so popular among the visitors, especially the foreigners that today on the occasion of 48th Ekamra Walks, out of 50 walkers 25 came from Australia, USA and France.
It may be noted here that of the total 2,500 visitors coming to Ekamra Walks’48 editions so far, foreigners would be more than 300 coming from 24 different nations during the course of time. And interestingly, social media and references from friends and the media highlights including the featuring of the heritage walk in the Internet has inspired the tourists to come to Old Town area in the historic Bhubaneswar city and enjoy the tour.
Today’s the team of 14 Australians. There were also five French citizens, who were in India to participate in the Pushkar Fair. Earlier they came to India twice, but they liked the temples of Bhubaneswar very much.
David Rosenheim and Jackie Rosenheim came from California, US with their sons Oliver and Judah. They are very much happy to explore and know about the rich temple traditions of the Old City and tomorrow also likely to continue exploring the city.
David Rosenheim said “we are extremely lucky to be part of Ekamra Walks as it provided an insight into the rich temple building architecture and style of the Kalingan era. I am really happy that many temples are so well preserved.’’

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