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est Places To Visit In Balasore/Baleswar Odisha,  are many beautiful sea beaches, hills and many temples that attract local and national tourists. The district has full of natural beauties, that give you a peaceful mind and boost motivation to move forward in your life.

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Balaramgadi Temple
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Bhusandeswar Temple
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Bichitrapur Mangrove
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Chandaneswar Temple
Chandipur Sea Beach
Dagara Sea Beach
DRDO Balasore
Emami Jagannath Temple
Kasafal Beach
Khirachora Gopinath
Kuldiha Wildlife
Movie-EX Cinema Hall
Oden Cinema Hall
Nilagiri
Panchalingeswar
Talsari Sea Beach
Udaypur Sea Beach
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Know about Balasore/Baleswar

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Balasore is one of the coastal districts of Odisha. It lies in the northernmost part of the state. It was a part of the ancient Kalinga which later became a territory of Toshal or Utkal, till the death of Mukunda Dev. Balasore as a separate District was created in October 1828. originally it was in Bengal’s presidency.

 

Balasore District covers an area of 3634 sq km having a total population of 23,17,419 as per the 2011 census. The District is surrounded by the Medinipur District of West Bengal on its northern side, the Bay of Bengal in its east, Bhadrak District in its south, and Mayurbhanj and Kendujhar Districts lies on its western side. The District is located at 20.48 to 21.59 North Latitude and 86.16 to 87.29 east Longitude. The total male population of the District is 11,84,371 and the female population is 11,33,048 as per the 2001 census.

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Back Story

History Of Balasore/Baleswar

The East India Company ceded Balasore District in 1803, through a treaty called as The Treaty of Deogaon and then it became a part of Bengal Presidency up to the year 1912. However, the first English settlement came into existence in Balasore region in 1634, while Sahajahan was the emperor at Delhi and the first of the English factories was established in this region in 1640. During this period, Dutch and Danish settlements were also founded in this region. Balasore, as a separate District was created in October 1828, while it was under Bengal Presidency. With the creation of Odisha as a separate state on 1st April 1936, Balasore became an integral part of Odisha State.

 

The state of Nilagiri merged with the state of Odisha in January 1948 and then it became a part of Balasore District. On 3 April 1993, Bhadrak sub-division became a separate District and from this day onwards, Balasore remains a district of Odisha with two sub-divisions namely Balasore and Nilagiri.

 

Balasore also gets its name from the Persian word Bala–e–Shore, meaning ‘Town in the sea’. Historical legend ascribes the naming of this District as per Lord Baneshwar (Lord Shiva) of the town, which subsequently changed to Balasore during the Mughul rule.There are many historical monuments in the Balasore District. Some of the major monuments in Balasore District includes the rich sculptural remains found in Ayodhya. The ruin of the old Buddhist monastery and temple is there in Kupali in Balasore District. Some of the ruined forts at the Jayachandi forests in Raibania are also there in the District. The major religious monument found in the District is the Lord Chandaneswar Shrine.

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Geographical Point Of View

Geography Of Balasore/Baleswar

On the northern side of Odisha lies the small yet significantly striking coastal city of Baleshwar. Occupying an area of approximately 3,679 km2, Baleshwar is located in the south-eastern part of India (21°30`N, 86°56`E), bounded by West Bengal in the North and Bay of Bengal in the eastern side. It is a major tourist attraction namely due to its temples and coastal beaches. The two focal rivers of the state of Odisha, Budhabalanga and Subarnarekha, pass through Baleshwar in west to east direction before blending into the Bay of Bengal.

 

Situated at an altitude of 19.08 meters the region displays a mix of three different forms of topographic regions – coast, plains and hills. The climate of this city is generally marked by very hot and humid weather conditions almost throughout the year. Sand dunes are a common site along the coastal region; also the reason the city gets its popular name of “The City of Land on Sea Shore” or the “City of Sand”. It is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral Project with National Highways 5 and 60 passing through the city running all the way from Chennai to Kolkata.

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Rivers & Waterfalls

Rivers In Balasore/Baleswar

Baleshwar falls amidst the path of Odisha’s two main perennial rivers, Budhabalanga and Subarnarekha. These estuarine rivers provide for the city’s major water supply and irrigation systems for agricultural and cultivation purposes. 

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Climate & Weather

Climate Of Balasore/Baleswar

The average climatic condition of the city of Baleshwar is hot and humid. The temperatures here, reach an average of 44°C during the summer months of April-June and an average of 10.6°C during winters. The monsoons commence in the city from June only to end by September – November. The city experiences maximum rainfall due to the south-west monsoons during the months of July and August. These are accompanied by strong cyclonic winds and thunderstorms. The average temperature of Baleshwar ranges from 22°C – 32° C with an average rainfall of 1580 mm per annum. 

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Topographic Features

Topographic Features of Balasore/Baleswar

Baleshwar is rich in topographic features with almost every landform present in the city. In broader terms, the city of Baleshwar is divided into three categories based on the geographical regions prevalent in this area. These are namely – the Coastal belt, the inner Alluvial plains and the North-Western hills. 

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Geographical Constraints

Geographical Constraints of Balasore/Baleswar

The following lists down the geographical constraints of the city of Baleshwar:

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Latitude – 21°30`N
Longitude – 86°56`E
Altitude – 19.08 meters
Time Zone – UTC+5:30

Summer Season: March – May
Avg. Maximum Temp. –  42.4° C
Avg. Minimum Temp. – 21.4° C
Avg. Precipitation – 71 mm

Winter Season: November – February
Avg. Maximum Temp.– 21.7° C
Avg. Minimum Temp.– 10.6° C
Avg. Precipitation – 23 mm

Monsoon Season: June – September
Avg. Maximum Temp. – 33° C
Avg. Minimum Temp.– 25.2° C
Avg. Precipitation – 316.2 mm 

A diverse city full of diverse land forms, beaches, historical monuments, missile testing pads, cultivation areas and temples, Baleshwar is the pride of the state of Odisha. 

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Tourist Places & Small Guide

Something About Tourist Places Of Balasore:

Panchalingeswar
Panchalingeswar Saiva pitha is situated on a hillock with perennial streams falling on five natural Lingas. Its natural beauty attracts nature lovers and visitors. A number of tourists of Odisha, West Bengal and other states visit here throughout the year for Darshan of Lord and enjoy the scenic beauty. Read More…

 

Khirochora Gopinath Temple
Khirachora Gopinatha Temple is situated in Remuna. It is a little town located 9 km east of Balasore, about halfway between Howrah and Bhubaneswar in Orissa . The name Remuna is resulting from the word Ramaniya which means very good looking.
The nearest train junction to Remuna is at Balasore, which is the first major town in Odisha coming from Calcutta . One can get a night train from Calcutta that stops in Balasore in the early morning hours. From there one can get a taxi or bus to Remuna. If one has arrived Remuna in the morning, one can see the Deities and then catch a night train to Puri . Read More…

 

Emami Jagannath Temple
Imami Jagannath temple situated at a distance of 7 k.m. from the district headquarters of Balasore. The newly constructed Jagannath Temple is a wonderful architectural model which attracts a good number of visitors to this site. made in the year 2015 with a red stone having many side deities in the temple campus. all the ritual are being observed as per the Jagannath Temple Puri. The stone carving and the monumental artifact draw the attraction of visitors. Read More…

 

Rameswara Temple
This Temple situated at a distance of 4 k.m. from the Railway Station of Balasore. Read More…

 

Jhadeswar Temple
This temple is in the center of Balasore town near Chidia polo. The gate is beautiful and there is a pond used for the temple. The idol has a protective covering of 5 brass snakes. It’s not a very large temple but good. Read More…

 

Kasafal Sea Beach
A very good place to spend time with friends and family with a cold breeze coming from the sea. A wide beach, red crabs, and vanishing sea twice a day makes the beach special. Read More…

 

Chandipur Sea Beach
Chandipur beach is one of the unique sea beaches in the country. The water of the sea recedes offshore and proceeds rhythmically after a regular interval twice a day. The open beach without water encourages the tourists to walk into the sea up to a distance of 5 km. Read More…

 

Balaramgadi Temple

This place actually famous for Bengai freedom fighter Jatindranath Mukherjee (Bagha Jatin) who fought against the British for the motherland. The location is the estuary of river budibalam. At present, it is a busy fish market. Balaramgadi Radha Krishna Temple also a visit place just close to the fish market area. Read More…


DRDO Balasore
The Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE) is an Indian defense laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Located in Balasore, Orissa, India.Read More…

 

Bichitrapur Mangrove Reserve
A huge natural feeling comes automatically with the plenty of nature species. The eye-soothing boat ride helps to make the trip adventurous. Read More…

 

Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary
The Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary (Odia: କୁଲଡିହା ବନ୍ୟଜନ୍ତୁ ସଂରକ୍ଷଣାଳୟ) is situated in the Balasore district of Odisha, India. The sanctuary is spread across 272.75 km2 (105 sq mi) in the Chota Nagpur Plateau region. It is linked with Simlipal National Park via the Sukhupada and Nato hill ranges. It is classified as an Eastern Highlands moist deciduous forest ecoregion. Read More…

 

Oden Cinema Hall
State-of-the-art chain cinema for blockbusters in 2-D or 3-D format, plus family and student deals.
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Movie-EX Cinema Hall
MovieEX Cinema – O.T. Road is a popular theatre located at Railway Colony, Near Hindustan Petroleum Petrol Pump, O.T. Road, West, Balasore. MovieEX Cinema – O.T. Road has 1 screen. Movies now showing at MovieEX Cinema – O.T. Road is NONE. Facilities available at MovieEX Cinema – O.T. Road are Food And Beverage.Read More…

 

Baghajatin Park

BALASORE: In an age when people get little time for themselves, a man of Balasore has preserved the memories of the unsung hero of Balasore, Jatindranath Mukherjee – popularly known as Baghajatin.Read More… 

 

Talsari Sea Beach
The long stretches of sandy beaches with red crabs and whistling casuarinas at Talsari-Udaypur beach attract tourists. Tourists can enjoy the marine drive from Talsari to Udaypur sea beach (3 km) in a cool and calm atmosphere. The sunrise and sunset at Talsari and Udaypur beach are really pleasant scenery for nature lovers. Read More…

 

Dagara Beach

It is a serene flat hard beach. Water with good waves never recedes like Chandipur. Wide beach with miles of length, crowned with thick Jhou vegetation is very attractive. Shy red beach crabs dotted the entire beach, is a beautiful sight. Two fish aratdars sit in two places, left and right side of the beach from 6-30 a.m. morning. One of them is very gentle Ratnakar Patra. Purchase of fishes to your requirement is allowed here at a very cheap rate. Read More…

 

Bhusandeswar Temple
Bhusandeswar Temple – Asia’s Largest Shiva Linga. This temple is situated near the bank of Subarnapur river. It is about 38 km from Digha. the place is beautiful more than the temple, the temple is locality very popular, it is near a sweet river. Read More…

 

Chandaneswar Temple
Chandaneswar is an acclaimed religious and cultural site of North Odisha which is famous for Lord Shiva temple. Chadak Mela is an important festival of this holy shrine. During Chadak Mela (month of April) and Shivaratri lakhs of pilgrims, devotees of Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, and other places of India visit the place to pay obeisance to Lord Chandaneswar. Read More…

 

Udaypur Beach (Goa Of Odisha)
Its fantastic experience enjoying a full day in Udaipur beach… snacks available along with beer and coconut water. Rent a bike and drive till talsari… amazing experience
This place is only suitable for friends and couples. The beach area is crowded but a good place to spend with friends. It is not a place to spend time with family in my opinion. Read More…

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