Sunday, December 21, 2008

Famous Tourist Places of Ganjam District, Visit to see Famous beaches, Tempes of Lord Siva, Goddess Tara Tarini, Narayani, Hot Spring,

Ganjam district is composed up off with the coastal plains area in the east and hill and plateau in the west. The Eastern Ghats have occupied along the western side of the district. The plains lie between the Eastern Ghats and the Bay of Bengal is small and the rivers flowing from hills are not very long. But the coastal plains in the east contain more fertile and irrigated lands. Most of area is hilly with beautiful well watered valley. The famous Chilika lake is also lies in this district.

Ganjam district has been blessed with beautiful and mineral reached coast extended over 60 Kms. It provides unique opportunity for fishing and port facility at Gopalpur for international trade. The rivers like Rushikulya, Dhanei, Bahuda, Ghoda Hada are the source of agriculture and power sectors of the district. The Chilika Lake which attracts international tourist known for its scenic beauty and a marvelous birds sanctuary is situated in the eastern part of district.

ARYAPALLI:Aryapalli lays before the tourists a port, a wide and soothing beach, a scene of fisherman village, a Rare Sand Mineral project in its vicinity and an unique atmosphere to the nature lovers.

Berhampur:Berhampur, other wisely known as Silk City is the third largest populated, commercial and academic city of Orissa.The other attractions are the famous Thakurani Temple, Jagannath Temple at Gosaninuagaon, Neela-kantheswar Temple etc. hold full of religious activities through out the year.

CHILIKA:Nestling in the heart of coastal Orissa, Chilika is India’s biggest inland lake. Spread over 1,100 square kilometers stretching across the length of the three districts of Puri, Khurdha and Ganjam and finally joins the Bay of Bengal through narrow mouth, forming an enormous lagoon of brackish water.

GOPALPUR-ON-SEA:Melancholy and Salubrious Sea beach with blue waters and attractive back water bed in the form of cracks and sleepy lagoon covered with canopies of lush green foliage.

TAPTAPANI:It is famous for a perennial hot spring of Medicinal Sulfuric Water which is located on the State Highways that connects Berhampur with Western Orissa

Tara Tarini Temple:
On the top of Taratirini hill near Purusottampur is the location of the temple. It is 35 km from Berhampur. Twin Goddess Tara and Tarini are worshiped. River Rushikulya flows at the foot of the hill.

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