Coordinates: 21.934601 86.728500
BARIPADA- A Commercial Hub
Located in the state of Orissa, Baripada is famous as a commercial hub among travelers. Considered as a paradise for nature enthusiasts, there are various scenic locations that can be visited by them. Besides being a favorite among nature lovers, this place is frequented by people who love adventurous sports and thrilling activities.
Weather of the region is classified as tropical wet climate and extreme of winters and summers are experienced in the city. A trip to the city can be planned according to the weather liked by the travelers as the city offers various sightseeing spots.
Nature enthusiasts and animal lovers can visit the Mahatma Gandhi Botanical Garden and the Simlipal Sanctuary, respectively. This famous wildlife sanctuary is located at a distance of 60 km and houses some of the rare species of animals and birds. A good way of spending time with your loved ones or friends in Baripada is by making a trip to this place as different animals, such as deer, foxes and bears can be easily spotted here.
A favorite place of pilgrims is the Lord Jagannath temple. Also known as Haribaldev Temple, it was built in 15th century AD under the supervision of Baidyanath Bhanj. Various other temples can be visited located at a distance of 150 km in Khiching. Other popular spots near the city are the temples which are dedicated to Kakharua and Ambika. Hence this place is famous for its interesting adventure sports and the temples that lie in its vicinity.