Best Sightseeing Places in Balasore
Chandipur Sea Beach:
This pristine beach has been characterized by the rhythmic receding up to 5 KM and
proceeding of roaring sea waves. From this beach, you can have the glimpse of scenic
sand dunes and various creepers, which are scattered over the beach area. This means
when you are in here, you must mark a visit to your Balasore tour itinerary.
Blessed with attractive beaches, these are coastal villages in Balasore. The serenity of
the place along with striking white sands is damn alluring for any holidaymaker. You can
also indulge in fishing. In short, it is perfect picnic spot for tourists and locals.
This temple is a significant Vaishnavite center and visited by a large number of
devotees every day. Pilgrims offer their prayers to the deity and receive milk as
a "prasada". It has been said that revered saints such as Chaitanya and his teacher
Madhabendra Puri paid visit to this temple.
Earlier an important military base, Sajangarh is known for a temple devoted to
goddess 'Bhudharchandi'. The interior of this temple is carved with lovely stone works.
This temple is located at a short distance of about 2 KM from Balasore. Built during the
17th century, this temple is associated with Pandava kings who are believed to visit the
place for having a bath here.
Best Time for Holidaying in Balasore
Balasore experiences extreme climate conditions with hot summer, cool winters and
humid monsoons. Thus, the mid season (winter season) i.e., from 'September to March'
is the best time duration to visit this city. So, plan your Balasore trip during this period
of time and enjoy sightseeing of the city.
Must Buy Things from Balasore
There is no much scope of shopping in Balasore as it is more of a commercial and
scientific city of the state of Odisha. However, for souvenirs and home decoration you
can buy exclusive brass work of Remuna, local handicrafts, stone carvings of Nilgiri,
and Sapa masina (mate) of Jahaleswar and Bhogarai. So, enjoy the most of your
Balasore vacation by buying your favorite stuff in the city.
Explore Options to Reach Balasore
Before booking Balasore holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you
can reach to this beautiful city of Odisha.
The nearest airport is at Bhubaneswar (214 KM) and Kolkata (234 KM). One
can hire taxi or private cab to reach Balasore from the airports.
This city has its own railhead connecting it to various major cities of the state
Balasore lies on NH 5 with good motorable roads with regular bus services
operating from Kolkata, Bhubaneswar and many other important places. So, choose
any of the traveling modes and enjoy comfortable Balasore travel.