PLACES TO VISIT IN GOPALPUR
Gopalpur is famous for its languorous sea beach with coconut groves, casuarinas and sand dunes. It is situated at a distance of 15 km from nearest town Berhampur and 125 km from the capital city of Bhubaneswar. It is one of the most sought after beaches owing to its distinct charm of its own. During the days of British rule, it was an important point of trading with Burma and Rangoon.
Narayani Shakti Peetha: The amazing splendour and scenic beauty of the Narayani Goddess (Durga) situated on the lap of the Valley Mountain is an auspicious and popular spot to visit to in the Eastern Ghats at Gopalpur, Odisha. The perennial spring, holy shrine, and green mango grooves here attracts devotees and people from all corners.
Nirmaljhar: This perennial stream is situated alongside the temple of Lord Vishnu. It flows via Badaghati Mountains in the Eastern Ghats. As per the fables, the term is derived from two Sanskrit cum Odia words, including Nirmal meaning pure, and jhara meaning stream.
Taratarini: This temple is situated on the banks of River Rushikulya nearby the Brahmapur city in the Ganjam district and is worshipped as the manifestations of Adi Shakti and the Breast Shrine or Sthana Peetha. It is one of the oldest pilgrimage centres dedicated to Mother Goddess and counted among the four major ancient Shakti Peethas of the country.
Aryapalli Beach: One of the hidden gems of the state Odisha, it is situated at a distance of 6 kms away from Chhatrapur and 105 kms away from Berhampur. The pristine beach is nestled with lots of palm trees and sprawled with silver sands. Tourists love to sun, sand and surf here and it is home to many green casuarina plantations.
Nearest Airport: Biju Patnaik International Airport (160km)
Nearest Railway Station: Berhampur Railway Station (14 km)
Nearest Bus Stand: : Local Bus Stand (400 m) Also Berhampur Private Bus Stand (10 km) Berhampur Govt Bus Stand (15 km)