TARATARINI

Introduction

 &

 Attraction

Taratarini is a  famous religious  place in  Southern Orissa where the twin sister Goddess i.e. Tara & Tarini adorn the sanctum situated on the top of a hillock girdled by the waddling holy river Rushikulya. Taratarani attracts thousands of devotes, picnickers and visitors through out the year. Special auspicious dates connected with the rites and titular of the twin goddess i.e. the four Tuesdays in the month of Chaitra and that of the all Sankranties in Hindu Calendar. Walking over 999 steps from the foot of the hill, to the hill top under shadows of green plantation is very much amusing and pleasure making.  

Approach

 

Rail

Nearest railway Station is  Berhampur- 32 kms. and Chatrapur- 30 kms.

Road

Good motorable road from Berhampur (32kms) as well as from  Dist. Headquarters i.e Chatrapur 30 kms. The Temple is approached by flight of thousand steps and also by zigzag road. 

Accommodation Facilities

A Panthsala  from State Tourism Department and    Govt. accommodation from local Revenue  Authority         are  available at the spot. Besides this, minimum      accommodation can be availed from the temple administration at the spot.

Distance from

Dist.Headquarters

30 kms.

State Capital

 177 kms.