The culture in Puri is flourished with its diverse activities. The festivals observed are of different and distinct color, which represents the flavor of mixed culture of Puri. Since Puri is the happy conglomerate of different religions, sects and faith in course of history, Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, jains, Christian and tribals found here in the District. The Hindu monuments of various sectors like saivism, Bishnavism, Shakti cult, Ganapatya, Mahabir etc are found. Similarly Muslim Mosques, Christian Churches are also noticed here. Since Puri is one of the culturally significant district, the State government has become instrumental to retain the cultural trait of Puri in all its past glory. To promote cultural activities and to implement Govt, decisions at the grass root level relating to art and culture the district cultural office is active in the district.