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Anchaleswar temple, Chandrapur

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Achaleshwar Mahadeva Temple

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14th Jan 18

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Chandanpur Overview

Chandanpur Town, located in the Indian state of Orissa, is an important tourist destination of Orissa and is also close to other popular destinations of Orissa, such as Paradip, Cuttack, Nandankanan and Bhubaneswar.

The local cuisines include both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food; however, non-vegetarian food is avoided at the time of religious occasions. The people here like to eat dal, vegetable-fish curry, vegetable fry and rice, accompanied with chutney and pickle. The three famous dishes of this place are dahibara, ghuguni and whole size potatoes soaked in a hot curry.

The Paradip Beach is spread over a long area and accommodates the Paradip Port, which is one of the prominent 12 of India. The Gahirmatha Beach in Paradip is known for being a habitat to water monitor lizards, white crocodiles and sea turtles.

Near Paradip, there is a place named Kendrapara, located 65 km from Cuttack, which is famous for the temple of Lord Baladeva. Kendrapara is also known as Tulasi Kshetra and is dedicated to Lord Baladeva. Every year in the month of Ashadha, a Rath Yatra or Car Festval is conducted in this place, drawing visitors from all over the state.

Another important place close to this town is Cuttack, which is dotted with several temples, such as Gada Chandi Temple, Bhattarika Temple, Paramahansa Nath Temple, Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple, Katak Chandi Temple and Dhabaleswar Temple. Other attractions include Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Stone Revetment, Barabati Fort and Quadam-i-Rasool.

The nearest airport to Chandanpur is at Bhubaneshwar, which is at a distance of 94 km. The closest railway station to Chandanpur is Cuttack (CTC), located at a distance of 19.3 km from the town.

The best time to visit Chandanpur comes in between the months of September and March. One can also plan to come here during the months of October and November, when the Durga Puja Festival is celebrated with much grandeur.

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