Ramachandi beach is in Puri Konark. It is one of the beautiful picnic spot in Odisha. It is near to Chandrabhaga Beach and Konark Sun temple. It is beautiful spot on the banks of the Kushabhadra River where it flows into the bay of bengal. It is only 4 Km away from Knork and 32 km from Puri Sea Beach in the Puri District of Odisha.
The pleasant sight has always fascinated young lovers, students family gethear and picnickers from far and wide. However, after the construction of the marine drive road, the place has become very easily accessible. Regular crowd of pleasure seekers both from the state, neighboring states and distant places come here.
History of Ramachandi Temple
A legend regarding the deity is popular among the local. Kalapahad, the rebel Hindu Brahmin youth who got converted to Islam, vowed to destroy all the temples of Hindu Worship. After destroying the sun temple, Kalapahad approached Ramachandi temple to destroy it.
Then Goddess Ramachandi dressed as a maluni asked kalapahad to wait at the door till she bring water from the river for the goddess. Kalapahad anxiously waited for a long time to get some cold water.When it was too late and the maluni did not return he was exhausted and entered the inside the temple and found the throne empty.Then he thought the maluni took away the deity with her and with anger the followed the maluni.
When he reached the bank of the kushabhadra river he found the goddess Ramachandi floating in the middle of the river. At that time the river was outpouring.so he came back without. Being able to reach the middle of the river.Then Goddess Ramachandi came in dream of a Panda and told him to build a temple on the bank of the Kushabhadra river. This place know as Ramachandi .
It’s 30 km away from puri, It’s in puri district of Odisha. Konark Sun temple is 5 km away from beach. Chandrabhaga Beach Famous for Sunrise and sunset.You can tried some adventure at Chandrabhaga beach and there are available in boating facility and Available in all type of foods.
Staying Facilities in Konark
Available in best hotels like -Lotus Eco Resort Konark,Sun Temple Hotel (Konark),OTDC Yatrinivas, Konark,Beach Waves Camping Resort, there are 38 popular hotel availables.
Location of Konark
The temple of Goddess ‘Ramachandi‘ on the river mouth of Kushabhadra river is a splendid scenic picnic resort. It is situated 7 kms before Konark. Konark Rd, Ramachandi, Khalakata, Odisha https://goo.gl/maps/3Pf8ZjQLnBGDPFQp7
- Distance From Bhubaneswar: 70 KM
- Distance From Puri: 28 KM
- Local Language: Odia
How to reach ?
You can reach by Bus Bhubaneswar to konark 70 km ( 2hrs).
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