Balasore city is located in the norther part of Odisha. Balasore is also known as the place for testing the Ballistic missiles that are developed by DRDO. Balasore is mostly preferred by travelers .
Winter is the best season to visit Balasore.
There are most attracting places located in Balasore. The must visit destinations are Chandipur Beach, Panchalingeshwara Temple, Baba Bhusandeswar Temple, Emami Jaganath Temple and the busy markets of Balasore.
Here I have listed most famous places of Balasore. Let’s have a look.
1. CHANDIPUR BEACH
Chandipur Beach is a popular tourist place in village of Chandipur Balasore. It is a spectacular sight to see warms of red carbs sticking their heads out of the sand. Visitors can also enjoy the view of the Bay of Bengal with its motor launches.
An elaborate beach festival, showcasing the dance forms, art and culture of the state, has become an annual affair here and takes place every February.
2. PANCHALINGESWAR TEMPLE
Panchalingeswara Temple is located in Nilgiri, Balasore. Which is popular for its natural surroundings. The main attraction of this place is a temple having five lings with a perennial spring flowing over them. The place derived its name from the five lingams that are also known as Panchalingeswar.
3. BABA BHUSANDESWAR TEMPLE
Bhusandeswar Temple is located in village Bhogarai, Balasore district. In this temple the Shiva linga are the largest lingam in Asia. It is 12 feet long and 14 feet width lingam is carved out on a black granite and only half of the lingam is visible .
4. EMAMI JAGANNATH TEMPLE
Emami jagannath Temple is claimed as the replica of Puri’s jagannath Temple in its shape and size . Further , the sixteen Konark wheels consist here apart from the four horses . it is located in near Emami paper mill Remuna , Balasore. The construction of the temple was started in 2009 by the Emami group in 17 crore Jagannath temple is inaugurated in Nov 2015.
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Hope you have visited these famous visiting places in Balasore, Odisha. If not, plan it today and make your winter bit warmer. Also give your feedback on the places by commenting below and share with your friends.