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  • Sightseeing

     

    Gopalpur Beach - At about a distance of 16 km from Berhampur, the small beach town of Gopalpur is on the Bay of Bengal. This town is known to have unspoiled beaches in the state. Like in the old days, the lighthouse still exists and blinks at night to guide the ships in middle of the deep sea with directions to safety. The coconut trees and casuarinas add charm to the beaches, which are separated from the blue waters by the sand dunes. Seafood and the tender coconut water can be enjoyed at the beach. The best time to visit Gopalpur is from September to March.

     

    Taratarini Temple - Taratarini Temple is located in the Southern part of Orissa. It is a renowned religious place, which is presided over by Goddess Tara and Tarini - the twin sisters. It is perched atop a hill surrounded by the sacred Rushikulya River. Reaching the shrines of the temple is an interesting and exciting, as it requires climbing more than 999 steps from the base of the hill to its top. The temple is crowded on special occasions and auspicious days like the four Tuesdays of Chaitra month, according to Hindu calendar and Sankranthi. Tuesdays are associated with rites and rituals of Tara and Tarini and is crowded on these days too.

     

    Pati-Sonapur Beach - From Berhampur is 35 km from Gopalpur, the Pati- Sonarpur Beach is situated on the point of convergence of the Bay of Bengal and River Bahuda. This beach was once the chief shipping centre of the province of Ichhapur during the end of the 18th century. However, presently, ruined customhouses and columns are some of the attractions that remind the past. Pati-Sonapur Beach can be reached by National Highway 5 through Berhampur. One can also reach Pati- Sonapur Beach from Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela. The closest railhead from this spot to Berhampur is around 20 km away. This route connects Bhubaneswar to the northern parts and Vizag in Andhra Pradesh to the southern parts of India. At Bhubaneswar is the closest airport from Berhampur at about 186 km, from where a railway or roadway journey has to be made towards Pati- Sonapur Beach.

     

    Dhabaleswar Beach - Dhabaleswar Beach is a pristine beach located near the Gopalpur beach in Orissa, which opens into the Bay of Bengal. At the blue waters of Dhabaleswar Beach sailing, surfing and sun bathing can be enjoyed. Nearby places like Dhabaleswar Island and the pilgrim centre of the Shiva Temple, which has a sand-bleached appearance can be visited from Dhabaleswar Beach.

     

    Aryapalli Beach - At a distance of 30 km from Berhampur is the Aryapalli Beach. Swimming, surfing and sun bathing are some of the activities that can be enjoyed at the beach. Plantations of casuarinas surround the beach. Sunrise and sunset can be enjoyed as  well. The ideal time to visit this beach is between October and June. The beach can be accessed from Chatrapur Railway Station which is only 8 km away. Tourists can also reach Aryapalli by driving or be taking the bus service.

     

    Grameswara Temple - Grameswara Temple is a well-known Shiva temple situated at Berhampur in Prachi valley near Bhubaneswar. This ancient temple is also a landmark destination of Berhampur and lies at a distance of 37 km from the capital city. Apart from Lord Shiva, who is the principal deity of the shrine, you can find idols of other gods like Lord Ganesh, Narasimha, Lord Vishnu, Astikajaradkaru, Kartikeya, Parvati, Trivikrama Vishnu and Varaha. Some other places of interest located in the vicinity of Grameswara Temple include the Pati Sonepur Beach, Taratarini Temple, Dhabaleswar Beach, Maa Bhairavi Temple, Biranchi Narayan Temple, ISKCON Brahmapur, Sri Sri Radha Radhakant Mahaprabhu Temple, Aryapalli Beach and the Ujjaleswar Shrine.

     

    Maa Bhairavi Temple - In the district of Gamjam, close to the city of Berhampur, the Maa Bhairavi Temple is located in the remote village of Mantridi. The diety has been carved in a crude fashion with one leg and four arms. This shrine was discovered while ploughing the land, where the idol was hidden underneath. After this discovery, the idol was enshrined into this newly constructed temple in 1937. As per the legends, sailors and fishermen took the blessing of Goddess Bhairavi before starting their journey. This temple is now considered one of the most important Shakti Pitha by the nearby villages. This temple considers Tuesday as its holy day and during Sankranthi. Many people from the northern part of Andhra Pradesh and southern part of Orissa visit to the temple on auspicious days. 

     

    Ujjaleswar - The Ujjaleswar shrine is located at a distance of 45 km from the city of Berhampur and 19 km from Digapahandi close to Ghodahada Dam.  The shrine has been created out of a cave temple situated on top of a hill. On the backside of this temple, there is a massive stone that shadows the deity, which is chiselled to form steps allowing people to go around the shrine. On the way to this religious site, Ghodahada Dam known to have sunken the Vijaynagar Fort of the past and its temple can be visited. The water from this reservoir is used for tube rose horticulture farm. The shrine is only 19 km from the State Highways at Digapahandi on the Berhampur- Koraput Road. This temple celebrates the occasions with fervour like Mahashivratri, Sankranti and every Mondays of Kartika month of Hindu calendar.

     

    Biranchi Narayan Temple - From Palasara Chowk, towards southwest direction is the Biranchi Narayan Temple located in Badadanda Sahi, which is a part of Buguda, a small town. This temple was constructed around 1790 AD during the period when Bhanja dynasty ruled the area. The temple has the shrine of the two-armed Sun God or Surya on his chariot in a standing position placed on a platform. Throughout the temple there are exquisite wall paintings and wood carving depicting stories from Krishna Lila, Ramayana, Bali Vadha, Sita-Vivaha, Rama–Ravana, Setubandha– Nirmana and Mayamirga-Vadha. Other than this, the temple also depicts the Lord Vishnu Kanchiabhijana’s 10 incarnations, which are stories associated with Jagannath and Puri’s King. The temple has been constructed out of materials like lime plaster and Khandolite stone, the building technique adopted by Ashlar masonry.

     

    Jaugarh - On the shores of Rusikulya River in the district of Ganjam, a rock edict of Ashoka can be found at Jaugarh. This is the Kalinga edict that delivers code of ethics and timeless virtues to the people. In vicinity to this place is a sati pillar called Jogamanda and a fort. Another popular place to visit near Jaugarh is the Mallikesvara Shiva Temple that is located in the hill of a Padmapur village that is in Gunapur of Koraput. The temple has the architecture style of the Ganga with a rectangular flat roof called mukhasala and with inscriptions mentioned on the smokescreen of the door. The temple is famous for the images of the Devatas, Parsvas, dancing Shiva and the Ekapada Shiva. In 1784, William Jones found the Journal of Royal Asiatic Society in Calcutta, which preserves the researched and published inscriptions, copper plates, manuscripts dealing with Orissa history and culture, made of palm leaves.

     

    Maa Mahuri Kalua Temple - Maa Mahuri Kalua Temple is located in village Padar Balli Kalua Chhack that is in between Koraput, in the western Orissa and Berhampur, around 4 km from the State Highway. Due to this location, people generally visit this place on their way to either Berhampur or towards western part of Orissa. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Mahurikalua, who has a shapely countenance covered with tails of the peacocks and red lion. The Berhampur Railway Station on the South Eastern Railway is around 15 km from this place, which is the nearest railway station from this temple. 

     

    Durga Narayani Temple - Durga Narayani Temple is an ancient temple located at Khalikote in Berhampore. This primeval shrine is dedicated to the ten-armed goddess Narayani, who is commonly called Durga. Set amidst picturesque surroundings of Sal and Mango trees atop Bhalleri Hills, the temple is visited by thousands of devotees every year. The Durga Narayani Temple is famous for celebrating Durga Puja as well as for holding a fair in the month of Chaitra, as per Hindu calendar. This shrine enjoyed continuous patronage of the zamindars and rulers of Khalikote until the 18th century. The architecture of the Durga Narayani Temple suggests that it was in existence before the 12th century AD. Devotees, history buffs, experience seekers and nature lovers will enjoy their trip to the destination. If you love shopping, you can shop for the unique brand of Berhampore silk saris, which is a speciality of the place.

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  • Hotels of Berhampur

    Jyoti Residency, Berhampur

    Old Bus Stand

    Jyoti Residency, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property

    1,670.00 Avg/night

    City Tower Hotel, Berhampur

    Berhampur

    City Tower Hotel, Berhampur Hotel City Tower is located at Sivasamy road, Ram Nagar. The speciality of this area is that all the street names hold the names of the leaders of India. Shalom Church (Approx. 0.25km) and VOC

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    Nandan Hotel, Berhampur

    Old Bus Stand

    Nandan Hotel, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    3,250.00 Avg/night

    Pushpak Hotel, Berhampur

    Budha Gar

    Pushpak Hotel, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    Moti Hotel, Berhampur

    Gandhi Nagar Road

    Moti Hotel, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cr

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Radha Hotel, Berhampur

    Old Station Road

    Radha Hotel, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is c

    2,000.00 Avg/night

    Mayuree Hotel, Berhampur

    Girija Square

    Mayuree Hotel, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property i

    2,000.00 Avg/night

    Kameswari Hotel, Berhampur

    Rly Station Road

    Kameswari Hotel, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property

    1,640.00 Avg/night

    Berhampore Lodge, Berhampur

    Berhampur

    Berhampore Lodge, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Appayan, Berhampur

    RN Taigor Road

    Hotel Appayan, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    2,200.00 Avg/night

    Triveni Rest House, Berhampur

    Berhampur

    Triveni Rest House, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prope

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    Annapurna Residency, Berhampur

    City House Road

    Annapurna Residency, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prope

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Annapurna Yatri Niwas, Berhampur

    Opp. Head Post Office

    Annapurna Yatri Niwas, Berhampur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This pro

    2,000.00 Avg/night

  • Weather

     

    Gopalpur Beach - At about a distance of 16 km from Berhampur, the small beach town of Gopalpur is on the Bay of Bengal. This town is known to have unspoiled beaches in the state. Like in the old days, the lighthouse still exists and blinks at night to guide the ships in middle of the deep sea with directions to safety. The coconut trees and casuarinas add charm to the beaches, which are separated from the blue waters by the sand dunes. Seafood and the tender coconut water can be enjoyed at the beach. The best time to visit Gopalpur is from September to March.

     

    Taratarini Temple - Taratarini Temple is located in the Southern part of Orissa. It is a renowned religious place, which is presided over by Goddess Tara and Tarini - the twin sisters. It is perched atop a hill surrounded by the sacred Rushikulya River. Reaching the shrines of the temple is an interesting and exciting, as it requires climbing more than 999 steps from the base of the hill to its top. The temple is crowded on special occasions and auspicious days like the four Tuesdays of Chaitra month, according to Hindu calendar and Sankranthi. Tuesdays are associated with rites and rituals of Tara and Tarini and is crowded on these days too.

     

    Pati-Sonapur Beach - From Berhampur is 35 km from Gopalpur, the Pati- Sonarpur Beach is situated on the point of convergence of the Bay of Bengal and River Bahuda. This beach was once the chief shipping centre of the province of Ichhapur during the end of the 18th century. However, presently, ruined customhouses and columns are some of the attractions that remind the past. Pati-Sonapur Beach can be reached by National Highway 5 through Berhampur. One can also reach Pati- Sonapur Beach from Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela. The closest railhead from this spot to Berhampur is around 20 km away. This route connects Bhubaneswar to the northern parts and Vizag in Andhra Pradesh to the southern parts of India. At Bhubaneswar is the closest airport from Berhampur at about 186 km, from where a railway or roadway journey has to be made towards Pati- Sonapur Beach.

     

    Dhabaleswar Beach - Dhabaleswar Beach is a pristine beach located near the Gopalpur beach in Orissa, which opens into the Bay of Bengal. At the blue waters of Dhabaleswar Beach sailing, surfing and sun bathing can be enjoyed. Nearby places like Dhabaleswar Island and the pilgrim centre of the Shiva Temple, which has a sand-bleached appearance can be visited from Dhabaleswar Beach.

     

    Aryapalli Beach - At a distance of 30 km from Berhampur is the Aryapalli Beach. Swimming, surfing and sun bathing are some of the activities that can be enjoyed at the beach. Plantations of casuarinas surround the beach. Sunrise and sunset can be enjoyed as  well. The ideal time to visit this beach is between October and June. The beach can be accessed from Chatrapur Railway Station which is only 8 km away. Tourists can also reach Aryapalli by driving or be taking the bus service.

     

    Grameswara Temple - Grameswara Temple is a well-known Shiva temple situated at Berhampur in Prachi valley near Bhubaneswar. This ancient temple is also a landmark destination of Berhampur and lies at a distance of 37 km from the capital city. Apart from Lord Shiva, who is the principal deity of the shrine, you can find idols of other gods like Lord Ganesh, Narasimha, Lord Vishnu, Astikajaradkaru, Kartikeya, Parvati, Trivikrama Vishnu and Varaha. Some other places of interest located in the vicinity of Grameswara Temple include the Pati Sonepur Beach, Taratarini Temple, Dhabaleswar Beach, Maa Bhairavi Temple, Biranchi Narayan Temple, ISKCON Brahmapur, Sri Sri Radha Radhakant Mahaprabhu Temple, Aryapalli Beach and the Ujjaleswar Shrine.

     

    Maa Bhairavi Temple - In the district of Gamjam, close to the city of Berhampur, the Maa Bhairavi Temple is located in the remote village of Mantridi. The diety has been carved in a crude fashion with one leg and four arms. This shrine was discovered while ploughing the land, where the idol was hidden underneath. After this discovery, the idol was enshrined into this newly constructed temple in 1937. As per the legends, sailors and fishermen took the blessing of Goddess Bhairavi before starting their journey. This temple is now considered one of the most important Shakti Pitha by the nearby villages. This temple considers Tuesday as its holy day and during Sankranthi. Many people from the northern part of Andhra Pradesh and southern part of Orissa visit to the temple on auspicious days. 

     

    Ujjaleswar - The Ujjaleswar shrine is located at a distance of 45 km from the city of Berhampur and 19 km from Digapahandi close to Ghodahada Dam.  The shrine has been created out of a cave temple situated on top of a hill. On the backside of this temple, there is a massive stone that shadows the deity, which is chiselled to form steps allowing people to go around the shrine. On the way to this religious site, Ghodahada Dam known to have sunken the Vijaynagar Fort of the past and its temple can be visited. The water from this reservoir is used for tube rose horticulture farm. The shrine is only 19 km from the State Highways at Digapahandi on the Berhampur- Koraput Road. This temple celebrates the occasions with fervour like Mahashivratri, Sankranti and every Mondays of Kartika month of Hindu calendar.

     

    Biranchi Narayan Temple - From Palasara Chowk, towards southwest direction is the Biranchi Narayan Temple located in Badadanda Sahi, which is a part of Buguda, a small town. This temple was constructed around 1790 AD during the period when Bhanja dynasty ruled the area. The temple has the shrine of the two-armed Sun God or Surya on his chariot in a standing position placed on a platform. Throughout the temple there are exquisite wall paintings and wood carving depicting stories from Krishna Lila, Ramayana, Bali Vadha, Sita-Vivaha, Rama–Ravana, Setubandha– Nirmana and Mayamirga-Vadha. Other than this, the temple also depicts the Lord Vishnu Kanchiabhijana’s 10 incarnations, which are stories associated with Jagannath and Puri’s King. The temple has been constructed out of materials like lime plaster and Khandolite stone, the building technique adopted by Ashlar masonry.

     

    Jaugarh - On the shores of Rusikulya River in the district of Ganjam, a rock edict of Ashoka can be found at Jaugarh. This is the Kalinga edict that delivers code of ethics and timeless virtues to the people. In vicinity to this place is a sati pillar called Jogamanda and a fort. Another popular place to visit near Jaugarh is the Mallikesvara Shiva Temple that is located in the hill of a Padmapur village that is in Gunapur of Koraput. The temple has the architecture style of the Ganga with a rectangular flat roof called mukhasala and with inscriptions mentioned on the smokescreen of the door. The temple is famous for the images of the Devatas, Parsvas, dancing Shiva and the Ekapada Shiva. In 1784, William Jones found the Journal of Royal Asiatic Society in Calcutta, which preserves the researched and published inscriptions, copper plates, manuscripts dealing with Orissa history and culture, made of palm leaves.

     

    Maa Mahuri Kalua Temple - Maa Mahuri Kalua Temple is located in village Padar Balli Kalua Chhack that is in between Koraput, in the western Orissa and Berhampur, around 4 km from the State Highway. Due to this location, people generally visit this place on their way to either Berhampur or towards western part of Orissa. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Mahurikalua, who has a shapely countenance covered with tails of the peacocks and red lion. The Berhampur Railway Station on the South Eastern Railway is around 15 km from this place, which is the nearest railway station from this temple. 

     

    Durga Narayani Temple - Durga Narayani Temple is an ancient temple located at Khalikote in Berhampore. This primeval shrine is dedicated to the ten-armed goddess Narayani, who is commonly called Durga. Set amidst picturesque surroundings of Sal and Mango trees atop Bhalleri Hills, the temple is visited by thousands of devotees every year. The Durga Narayani Temple is famous for celebrating Durga Puja as well as for holding a fair in the month of Chaitra, as per Hindu calendar. This shrine enjoyed continuous patronage of the zamindars and rulers of Khalikote until the 18th century. The architecture of the Durga Narayani Temple suggests that it was in existence before the 12th century AD. Devotees, history buffs, experience seekers and nature lovers will enjoy their trip to the destination. If you love shopping, you can shop for the unique brand of Berhampore silk saris, which is a speciality of the place.

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