BERHAMPUR

Introduction

&

Attraction

Berhampur, other wisely known as Silk City  is the third  largest populated, commercial and academic city of Orissa. Being located on  N.H- 5 and S.E Railways, it is an important  Railway Station in between Kolkata & Chennai.  Itís geographical advantage connects to all  important places of India. Besides, itís Silk  products, Berhampur is famous for fine work  on gold ornaments of southern design. Berhampur is also famous for delicious southern dishes. One can not visit the other tourist places of Ganjam and Gajapati districts without touching Berhampur. It is therefore gateway  of Ganjam  & Gajapati which is now a days  getting momentum for its professional colleges and institutions of national repute. 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.

Fairs And Festivals

Thakurani Yatra (Bi- yearly)

Approach

 

Rail

An important Station of South Eastern Railways

Road

Connects the East and South by National Highways  No-5.

Air

The nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar- 179 Kms.

Accommodation Facilities

Government's accommodation facilities are available at Berhampur. Types of Govt. approved/ non- approved private accommodation units are also available.

Distance from

 

Dist. Headquarters

22 kms.

State Capital

179 kms.