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At a distance of 248km from Kolkata and 256km from Bhubaneshwar, Baripada is a city, recognised by its beautiful culture and an essence of purity in nature. Its Rath Yatra is considered the biggest and oldest after Puri and thus Baripada is also known as Dwitiya Srikhetra (Second Puri)
It is host to the world famous Car Festival (Rathyatra) which allows only women to pull the Rath of Maa Subhadra and gathers huge crowds. One also finds here temples, known to be one of the oldest in Odisha and which see devotees coming from all over with a stong sense of faith and devotion. An event is organised here, during the mid of April that celebrates the best talents of Chhau, a world renowned dance form, indigenous to the region. Baripada is also known for its Bangripori "tusser" fabric, that can be found anywhere in its local markets. Also, do not miss the Simlipal Nature Park which has a tiger reserve, sparkling waterfalls, numerous species of animals and birds, Semul or red silk cotton trees and countless other things to leave you awestruck.
Baripada is the old town ruled by Bhanj dynastic. Similipal national park is one of the most attractive tourist places due to wildlife, waterfall & its Biodiversity.
Baripada is the city of joy of Odisha. It is marked for its food, hospitality and serene natural beauty....
- Carry a good mosquito repellent, as the region is prone to cerebral malaria.
Baripada hs all the essentials needed for a great and enjoyable vacation.
May get crowded during the festive seasons.
A perfect destination for those who want to spend a relaxing vacation with their loved ones.
Baripada is well linked to other towns and cities by all means of transportation. (Read More)
I will be stay at chandipur. So how much time will be required to visit there and then what amount of time needs to be spend there ?
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