ATHAGADAPATNA

Introduction

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Attraction:

The  place  Athagadapatna  has  witnessed   many Historical incidents in the past. It is the birth place of famous Oriya poets Kabisurya Baladev Rath and Kabi Jadumani Mahapatra. According to legends, it is said that the king of Athagada had once given shelter to the Gajapati King of Puri and had kept the idol of Lord Jagannath in a secret place some where in his kingdom during the massive attack by Kalapahada. Lord Jagannath temple built in 16th century A.D. along with a cluster of temples amidst mountains with bush green valley, thick rolling forest with flower plants (Nageswar Flower Plant) and pristine beauty of the area largely await to the arrival of aesthetics that envisage to commune with them.

Approach

 

Rail

Nearest railway station is Khallikote on S.E. Railway 30 kms. 

Road

Right on the State Highway from Aska to Bhubaneswar route . From Bus stop to the spot is 2 kms distance on village road.  

Accommodation Facilities

Govt. accommodation is available at Kabisuryanagar 10 kms. All types of accommodation facilities are also available at Aska- 20 kms and Berhampur- 60 kms.

Distance from

 

Dist.Headquarters

62 kms.

State Capital

160 kms.