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Berhampur, also known as Brahmapur is known as the home of Lord Brahma and is usually known as the silk city- the city which is famous for the lustrous ikkat silk sarees in different colours and patterns.
Bomokei patta, named after the village Bomokei where excellent work out of brass and metal is created also is an attraction to the tourists here. Besides these beautiful handicrafts, handlooms and jewelery this city offers some of the best Papads (popadum), pickles, badis and fruits specially mangoes. People here are nowhere behind the line when it comes to theatre, as drama and theatre is a common way to entertain and educate. Ganjam Kala parishad and Prakasam Hall are some of the oldest halls of the city. And for theists there and temples and festivals organized in the vicinity. This city has a lot more than can be listed out. You can choose to flop around beaches and let those sands kiss your feet as the breeze gently enters your soul to whisper the chants of ecstasy.
this city has a lot to offer, be it in clothing, handicrafts or things to eat. Berhampur is famous for its lustrous silk sarees available in large variety and jewellery which glitters to cause twinkle in the eyes of the beholder. There are tasty fruits available around the city specially mangoes, also pickles, papad and Badis are also loved by the tourists.
Gopalpur is the second most popular sea beach in India after Goa. Gopalpur beach is just 16 km from the city and used to be a busy sea port. The crumbling walls, pillars of jetty, fisherman's cove and an old light house come together to create a spectacular landscape.
Potagarh fort is also known as "the buried fort" as the length of the wall is somewhere between 18 to 20 feet in height and looks dug. This historic specimen of architecture left with the remains of fort houses and buried tunnel specks has deep water streams on three sides.
Just 13 Km away from the city there is Panchama, a village famous for the Sidhi Binayak or Panchama Ganesh temple. It is at least 600 to 700 old temple of Lord Ganesha. Having a connection with Gajapati king Purushottam dev of 15th Century A.D this shrine is a major attraction in South Odisha. People have blind faith in the power of Sidhi Binayak & this temple.
A true paradise for nature lovers, religion lovers and shopaholics. Many famous temples here with different presiding deities. The place has an abundance of serene beaches. Famous for its silk sarees.
The place is not apt for all kinds of tourists, teenagers or group of young friends would find this place rather boring. The streets are crowded with chaotic traffic.
The place is meant for families and couples. This is not a honeymoon destination but a great place for vacation for couples. This is a family tourist spot as there are temples, museums and a market meant for the women. The beaches here are beautiful so this place is for city dwellers like people from Delhi or drier states like Rajasthan.
Berhampur is a major important city of Odisha. It has a railway station and well-connected road system. It does not have an airport of its own. There are regular trains available from major cities ... (Read More)