Brahmapur

Berhampur also known as Brahmapur is a city on the eastern coastline of Ganjam district of the Indian state of Odisha in East India. Berhampur is also known as silk town of Odisha. It is the third-largest city in Odisha and is a prominent business hub in the state.

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1/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Aryapalli Beach
30 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Aryapalli Beach is situated at a distance of 6km from Chhatrapur and 30 kms from Berhampur. Moreover, the beach can also be reached via the National highway from where well-maintained roads lead to the famous beach of Aryapalli.

Aryapalli Beach is a pristine water body that gifts travellers with the most serene and tranquil environs in the state of Orissa. The silvery, quiet beach of Aryapalli is ideal for unwinding. One can sit around the beach amidst the calmest ambience and the gigantic waves that take away the hustle and bustle of the city. The serenity that embraces the beach c...

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Balakumari Temple, Berhampur
30 kms from Brahmapur city limits

Balakumari temple is located at a distance of around 30 kms from Berhampur in the state of Odisha.

Balakumari temple is a very famous temple located in Orissa and is considered as one of the auspicious places that one must visit in the state. There are 1240 steps that one has to surmount in order to get a glimpse of the deity. There are a lot of myths that are associated with the temple. The Goddess is believed to be a Kumari, i. e. , she is not married and that is why she is considered to be so powerful by the locals. The Goddess is so powerful that people from the other states al...

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3/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Bankeshwari Hills
10 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Bankeshwari hills are situated at a distance of 10 Kms from Digapahandi junction in Berhampur, in the state of Odisha. One can easily get regular trains to Berhampur from other major cities of the country.

Bankeshwari hills are a beautiful scenic spot in Kerandimala hill ranges. It is regarded as one of the most popular tourist destinations of the city. It is also one of the prominent geographical features, which adds to the beauty of the place. The hills are a perfect escape to a peaceful environment. The hills enriched with dense forest cover and crystal-clear water streams adds...

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4/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)

Bankeshwari Temple is located 20 kms outside of Berhampur on the Kerandimala hill range in the Eastern Ghats, in the state of Odisha. One can easily get regular trains to Berhampur from other major cities of the country. Berhampur does not have an airport.

The inner sanctum sanctorum of the Bankeshwari temple is home to Maa Bankeswari's idol. The sacred and spiritual theme of the temple continues outdoors. The idol shows the all-consuming power of Maa Shakti. Clothed in a bright red sari Maa Bankeswari looks forbidding and protective at the same time. Temple has attracted devotees ...

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5/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Buguda Biranchinarayan Temple
70 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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The Biranchi Narayan Sun Temple is located in a place called Buguda which is at a distance of 70 kms from Berhampur, in Ganjam district of Orissa.

Biranchi Narayan Sun Temple is also known as the Abode of Viranchinarayana or the Wooden Konark. The temple is also referred to as Bruddha Khola Temple. It is the second Surya temple constructed in Orissa, after the famous Konark Sun Temple. The temple was renovated by King Srikara Bhanjadeva in 1790. The presiding deity of the temple is Biranchi Narayan or Surya in the combination of Hindu trinity, whose image was recovered from ruins at ...

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Dhabaleswar Beach and Temple
182 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Dhabaleswar beach is well-known beach in the Odisha State which is the most favorite spot of Odisha locals. This Dhabaleswar Beach is located about 182 kms far from the main city Brahmapur and it takes around 3 to 4 hours to reach by any vehicle to here.

Dhabaleswara itself is popularized with an old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva who is called as Dhabaleswara by His Devotees. The Dhababaleswara temple is located in an island over the River Mahanadi and it is about 28 kilometers from the Cuttack city. According to historical records, the Dhabaleswara temple was constructed during the...

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7/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Gandahati Waterfalls
96 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Gandahati waterfalls is a popular waterfall where the crowd is observed for the whole year because of its beauty. Gandahati Waterfalls are located in the Gajapathi district of Odisha and it is about 96 kms far from the main city Brahmapur of Odisha. It takes around 2 hours and 25 minutes to reach by any car or private vehicle to here.

Gandahati waterfalls are the astonishing waterfalls located very near to the border area of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. It is only 30 kilometers from the Paralakhemundi town of Andhra Pradesh. This place is filled with tourists and travelers because of t...

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8/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Ghodahada Dam
46 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Ghodahada Dam is a water reservoir bounded by three majestic mountains in its three sides which is situated in the Ganjam district of Odisha. It is located at a distance of 46 kms from Brahmapur city center.

This magnificent dam is located near Digapahandi and was constructed for the irrigation purposes of the nearby localities. Two canals go out of the dam carrying water to the distant agricultural lands. It dams the water from the east-flowing Mahanadi river and Pennar river. The construction of this dam was completed in 1978 and was one of the esteemed projects of the Water Reso...

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9/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Gopalpur Beach
17 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Odisha is also well-known with many beaches and temples in it and Gopalpur beach is one such beauty among them. Gopalpur Beach is located in Gopalpur town of Ganjam District in Odisha. It is only 17 kms far from the Southern Odisha's favorite city Brahmapur or Berhampur and it takes around 30 to 40 minutes to reach there by any private vehicles.

Gopalpur once had an ancient, commercial port which was built by a Soraine family who once lived here. The Soraine family built the port, the lighthouse and The Albert Hotel and eastablised a local fishing industry. British's East India Compa...

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10/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Hatipathar Falls, Rayagada
191 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Hatipathar Falls lies at a distance of 3 km from Rayagada district, Orissa. The Falls are located at a distance of 191 kms from Brahmapur city center.

Hatipathar Falls draws its name from the two words that are "Hathi", which means an elephant and "Pathar", meaning a boulder. This waterfall is a part of the Nagavali River. The river Nagavali flows through a deep cut valley, forming two lovely waterfalls. An ideal picnic spot known for its scenic beauty, the Hatipathar Falls gets its name from the huge elephant shaped boulders that litter the landscape. The two huge boulders on the hi...

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ISKCON Temple, Brahmapur
Within Brahmapur city limits

ISKCON is one of the largest religious organisations dedicated to Lord Krishna. One such complex is situated in Brahmapur, Odisha. In Brahmapur, it lies in the area Keshav Nagar. It is located within city limits.

ISKCON establishment has 850 temples worldwide. The ISKCON temple in Brahmapur is a part of this spiritual organisation. It was constructed for the followers of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The presiding dieties of this temple are Sri Sri Radha Radhakanta. Many festivals are celebration at this holy place such as Janamashtmi, Govardhan Pooja, Nanda Utsav, Radhastami, and m...

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12/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Jaugarh
33 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Jaugarh is a ruined fortress having incredible stories of war and peace to tell. It is situated in the Ganjam district of Odisha. This is an incredible fort, majestic even in its ruins, which is now under the protection and administration of the Archeological Survey of India. It is located at a distance of 33 kms from Brahmapur city center.

Jaugarh was a provincial Mauryan fortified capital of then conquered Kalinga. Jaugarh that used to be known as Samapa or Sampa in old times, served as the capital of the dynasty of Kalinga rulers for thousands of years. In 1956, Archeological Su...

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Khasada Waterfall, Brahmapur
90 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Khasada Waterfall is one of the famous tourist places of Brahmapur, Odisha. It is an astounding hot spring waterfall lies hidden in dense forests. It is located in Kamalapur, Gajapati district. It is some 90 kms from the city of Brahmapur. Tourists can allocate this hidden gem by hiring a personal cab or by their personal vehicles.

Khasada waterfall is a small waterfall located amidst dense forests. It is a natural waterfall placed on a hilltop among rolling hills. Visitors have to trek a few kilometers so as to reach there. Being surrounded with greenery on all sides, it provid...

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Lakhari Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
60 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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The Lakhari Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Ganjam District, Orissa. It is 60 kms from Berhampur.

The Lakhari Valley Sanctuary, spread over an area of 185 sq km, was established in the year 1985. The place is blessed with a tropical climate and receives a huge amount of rainfall every year due to its proximity to the Bay of Bengal. Taptapani (well-known for its warm water spring) and Chandragiri are some of the prominent hill ranges of the area.

The sanctuary is full of rich tropical forest, valleys, hills, water sources and others that generate a charming and capti...

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Maa Budhi Thakurani Temple
Within Brahmapur city limits
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Maa Budhi Thakurani Temple is a religious site located in Brahmapur, Odisha. The place is situated at a distance of about 3km from the Brahmapur Railway Station.

The Maa Budhi Thakurani temple is the home of the goddess Budhi Thakurani, considered to be the ishtadevi of Berhampur or Brahmapur. The shrine of the goddess exists as a stone, roughly cut and marked with sindoor or vermillion. The goddess was originally worshipped the weaver community called Dera. The Dera people come together at the Maa Budhi Thakurani temple to celebrate the biennial occasion of the Thakurani Jatra. Th...

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Mahendragiri, Orissa
51 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Mahendragiri hill is located in the Paralakhemundi subdivision near Berhampur city, in Ganjam district, in the state of Odisha. The highest peak of this hill is 51 Kms away from Berhampur. Mahendragiri can be approached from Parlakhemundi which is frequented with bus service from Berhampur (125 km) via N. H. No. 5 or via Taptapani and R. Udayagiri (176 km). One can go from Parlakhemundi to Kainpur (46 km) by bus and then to Burkhat pass (5 km) by jeep and finally proceed to the Mahendragiri hill (10 km) on foot.

Mahendragiri hills are one among the seven famous Kulagiris in India. ...

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Siddha Bhairavi Temple is a popular shrine located in the Mantridi village near Brahmapur, Odisha. The place is located at a distance of about 18 kms from Brahmapur, with the closest railway station being the Brahmapur railway station.

The Siddha Bhairavi temple of Mantridi is dedicated to the goddess Bhairavi. Legend says that she is the deity that fishermen and sailor took blessings from before embarking on their voyages. The goddess is represented as a stone idol with four hands and one leg. The temple is also famous for its 108 sub-shrines dedicated to a whole range of Hindu d...

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Narayani Temple is a famous shrine in Khalikote, near Brahmapur, Odisha. The place is located at a distance of about 75 kms from the town of Brahmapur.

Narayani temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to the ten-armed goddess, Narayani, who is also popularly known as Durga. The temple sits atop the Bhalleri Hills, in a picturesque location amidst a forest of Sal and Mango trees. The forest is watered by a perennial spring, which only adds to the beauty of the environment of the temple.

The temple houses the idol of Devi Durga in the sanctum sanctorum. It is supposed to be...

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Jiranga Monastery is the largest monastery in South Asia. Also known by Mini-Tibet, this place is settled in the Gajapat district of Brahmapur, Odisha. It presides over a hillock in Jeerango, near Chandragiri. This isolated place lies far from the parameters of the city. Tourists can visit this monastery by hiring a personal cab or from their own personal vehicles. The Main Jiranga Monastery is located at a distance of 101 kms from Brahmapur city center.

Jiranga Monastery is famous among locals by its other names such as Padmasambhava Mahavira Monastery and Thupten Mindrolling M...

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Panchama Village
14 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Panchama named village is nestled in Rangeilunda Teshil of Ganjam District in Odisha State of India. Panchama village is only 14 kms far from the main city Brahmpur of Ganjam District and it takes around 23 minutes to reach by any private or public vehicle to here.

Panchama Village bagged a good name for many of the Hindu temples as well as mosques built near and around it. It is also very near to the Bay of Bengal and there are many nearest beaches to this Village like the famous Chandapur beach. It is 33rd most populated village in Odisha and most of the people seen in the village ...

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21/25 Places to Visit in Brahmapur (Berhampur)
Pati Sonapur Beach
29 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Pati Sonapur Beach is a beautiful virgin beach situated in the city of Berhampur in Odisha district. This beach with a mesmerizing shoreline is known for its incredible atmosphere and evening vibes. It is located at a distance of 29 kms from Brahmapur city center.

Pati Sonapur Beach is a calm and beautiful beach away from the hustles and bustles of the city of Berhampur. It is known as one of the exquisite beaches in the Eastern coast of the country and is probably the cleanest beach in the state of Odisha. A lot of foreign tourists can be seen hanging around the dazzling shoreline...

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Potagarh Fort
35 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Potagarh fort is 35 kms away from Berhampur.

Potagarh fort is a historical place situated near the city of Berhampur, built by Britishers during their rule in India. The fort is situated on the bank of river Rusikulya. The horrible epidemic that had spread out during 1815 caused the destruction of this very famous fort. The beauty of this place situated near the river gives this place a very calm and enjoyable experience. Potagarh is a sizable fort and looks more like a combination of two or three forts or fortresses, on the banks of the Rushikulya river or at the point where the riv...

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Taptapani, Berhampur
87 kms from Brahmapur city limits
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Taptapani is located at a distance of 87 kms from Berhampur, in the state of Odisha.

Taptapani means hot water. This place is famous for hot spring where hot water is continuously coming out from ground. One can take a hot bath in water of this spring. The hot spring is believed to have medicinal value and is claimed to cure skin diseases. Bathing facility is available. There is a temple at the hot spring and this complex is located by the side of the main road near bus stop. There is a deer park at the entrance of the Taptapani where one can spot deer and Sambar kept in two separa...

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Taratarini Temple is a holy site for Hindus located in Brahmapur, Odisha. The place is at a distance of about 34 kms from the Brahmapur Railway Station.

The Taratarini temple stands on the banks of the River Rishikulya and atop the Kumari hills, which has a height of approximately 708ft. It is one of the most ancient and important Shaktipeeths in India. The breasts of Sati are said to have fallen on the spot where the temple presently is. The presiding deities are the goddesses Tara and Tarini. They exist in the temple in the form of two stones, which have been augmented by preciou...

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Ujjaleshwar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated near the Ghodahada Dam, one of the popular tourist destinations of Odisha. Tourists flow to this place year-round to experience the magnificent spiritually enlightening atmosphere of this place. It is believed that this temple used to exist from ancient times. It is located at a distace of 48 kms from Brahmapur.

The temple a sacred place filled with unique energy and spiritually motivating vibes. This sanctuary is produced from a hollow cave-like structure of stone which is situated at the top of a hill. T...

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