Places To Visit In Gopalpur

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Gopalpur:

1. Gopalpur Beach

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 13+ photos

4 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

Located on the east coast of the Bay of Bengal, the Gopalpur Beach is a luxurious beach located in Odisha. It is popular for being one of the few sites in India where Olive Ridley Turtles nest. Flanked with coconut and casuarina groves and is a perfect outing for a languorous weekend. The beach, also known as 'Gopalpur-on-Sea' has a calm and soothing coast. It is famous for hosting the annual Gopalpur Beach Festival and offers up the possibility of experiencing a number of aqua sports.

2. Ramha (Chilika)

Must visit 3.4 /5

36 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

About 35 km from Gopalpur, is located Ramha which provides a great entry point into the famous Chilika Lake. The place is covered in great greenery and also has a bird sanctuary.

3. Gopalpur Lighthouse

Must visit 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

There is an old lighthouse situated on the beach at Gopalpur maintained by the Odisha tourist department The lighthouse provides a 360 degree view of Gopalpur, the beach and some parts of the Chilika Lake.

4. Mayfair Palm Beach Resort

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

The Mayfair palm resort has a lavish beach side pool along with a great bar-cum-restaurant which offers some great entertainment coupled with food and drinks.

5. Shopping in Gopalpur

3.0 /5

10 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

Shopping at Gopalpur is not much of an option but Behrampur is the perfect place for some amazing shopping of Odiyan tribal handicrafts and handloom.

6. Chilika Lake

3.1 /5

71 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

Chilika Lake is the biggest inland salt-water lake. Situated 50 km away from Puri, this lake is a major tourist attraction in Odisha. An expansive lake set amidst a beautiful landscape full of lush greenery, the Chilika Lake has beautiful island laden with trees.

7. OTDC Shop, Behrampur

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

Behrampur is nicknamed the 'silk city' due to its stylish brand of silk sarees and clothing which adorn many Indian brides throughout the country. The Behrampur silk products along with the mush-sought after tribal Odissi handicrafts and handlooms are available at this OTDC shop.

8. Rushikulya Beach

4 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

Rushikulya Beach is one of the hidden gems of Odisha. Located in Chilika in the Ganjam district of Odisha, the beach is exactly at the confluence of the mighty Bay of Bengal and River Rushikulya. The beach is not very popular and is usually deserted due to lack of any touristy activity. However, it does come alive once every year when thousands of olive ridley sea turtles gather here to mate and lay eggs.

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9. Shakuntala Market

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Gopalpur

Shakuntala Market is another place where one can shop for tribal handicrafts, silk products along with Ganjam brass work, Gopalpur coir mats and Paralakhemundi horn work as souvenirs.

FAQs on Gopalpur

Can you suggest an itinerary for Gopalpur?

Gopalpur is a very small town with bundle loads of beauty and entertainment. The beach city is easy to explore. You can start off the day with an early morning visit to the beach to enjoy the spectacular sunrise, one gets to witness here. Then, head off for some tasty breakfast at your place of stay. Next, go out for an excursion to Ramhha (Chilika Lake) to enjoy its immense beauty, its greenery and a boat ride at the lake. Have the most amazing seafood for lunch along with some other Odiya cuisines either at Ramhha or at Gopalpur. Later in the evening, head again to the beach to visit the lighthouse for a beautiful view of the whole town and beach and maybe even click some great panoramic photographs. Spend the evening strolling down the beach and having some snacks from the beach stalls before heading out for a great dinner and some drinks at one of the town's fabulous restaurants.

How can I commute within Gopalpur?

Commuting within the city is fairly comfortable with autorickshaws or hired bicycles available to go from one place to another. For an excursion, you can also hire an autorickshaw for the to and fro journey.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Gopalpur?

The top sightseeing places in Gopalpur are Gopalpur Beach, Ramha (Chilika), Gopalpur Lighthouse, Mayfair Palm Beach Resort, Shopping in Gopalpur, Chilika Lake.
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