District :: Introduction
is a historic place of pilgrimage is located at a distance
of 92Kms from Cuttack. Once upon a time Jajpur was the capital
of Kalinga kingdom and had achieved the pinnacle of glory
in archeological excellence. Jajpur is honoured for its natural
resources, mines and industries. Situated on the bank of river
Baitarani it has the sacred shrine of Goddess Biraja (Durga),
Sveta Baraha (incarnation of Lord Vishnu as the white boar),
Sapta Matruka and a host of other shrines. It is famous for
Saktipitha of Goddess Biraja.
.........Ashokajhar, Chandikhol, Chhatia, Gokarnika,
Kuransa, Mahavinayak, Patharajpur, Ratnagiri, Udaygiri, Satyapira,
Singhapur, Vyas Sarobar and Baruneswar Pitha are some of the
visiting places of this district.
at a distance of 25kms from Cuttack, Chhatia is famous for Lord
Chandikhol : Chandikhol, which is at a distance
of 40kms from Cuttack, is an attractive picnic spot with natural
springs and sceneries.
Mahabinayak : At a distance of 2 kms from Chandikhol
to the west, is situated the Mahabinayak. The Tourists can enjoy
its natural surroundings and the temples of Lord Binayak.
Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri & Udayagiri : The
three Boudh Vihars are at a distance of 70kms from Cuttack.
The famous Buddhist Complex is said to be ancient seat of Puspagiri,
the buddhist university of 7th century A.D. Recently a statue
of emperor Ashok is being discovered form Langudi hill.
Information About Jajpur District
8. Jajpur sadar
map of Jajpur District