(Last Updated on : 03/07/2014)
The alluring seascape and the landscape in the pockets of Balasore fetch a bulk of tourist to its core, for which the tourism industry attains a thriving popularity. Chandipur, Remuna, Sajanagarh, Ayodhya, Kashaphal,Lakshmannath, Raibania, Chandaneswar and Talsari etc are the principal centers of tourist attraction in Balasore.
The peaceful tranquil beach of Chandipur is considered as one of the fine beaches of the country. The water of the sea here recedes 5 km of shore and proceeds after a rhythmic and regular interval after a short while. The green sand dunes with the continuous play of the tides and the whistling casuarinas invest the place with enormous interest for the tourists.
Apart from being an important seat of religious interest, Khirchora Gopinath Temple at Remuna is equally important for the historical significance associated with it. The temple has been a seat of the Vaishnawite Culture for centuries. The historical importance of the place lies in the fact that Madhavendra Puri, teacher of Shri Chaitanya and Shree Chaitanya himself visited the place to offer worship to Khirchora Gopinath. About hundreds of devotees gather here daily to have a sacred Darshan of the god. A mass of pilgrims concentrate here everyday constitutes the vast chunk of tourists of Khirchora Gopinath Temple at Remuna.
The primary attraction of Sajnagarh is the legendary shrine of Goddess Bhudarchandi. The boundary walls of the temple are fabricated with the exquisite stone works.
Ayodhya represents the idea of "Unity in Diversity" in the assimilation of Shaivism, Shaktism Jainism, Budhism, Baishnavism and Tantrism in its core.
Charka Mela is the key attraction of Talasri. Everyday near about thousand of devotees flock together to offer their worship and have a "darshan" of Lord Chandaneswar.Throughout the year, tourist folk concentrate in the city of Talasri.
Enormous of interesting places dotted over the district promote the tourism industry of Balasore to achieve a thriving prosperity.