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Bhitarkanika National Park

Paramanandpur, Odisha 754248, India

Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Bhitarkanika National Park

​​​​​​​Bhitarkanika, lying in the estuarine region of Brahmani-Baitarani rivers in the North-Eastern corner of the Kendrapara district of Odisha, is the second-largest viable mangrove eco-system of India. This huge area of mangrove forests and wetlands is intersected by a network of creeks with Bay of Bengal on the East. It houses some 215 species of birds, including wetland migrants from central-Asia and Europe, menacing saltwater or estuarine crocodiles, and a lot of other fauna species are th



Attractions near Bhitarkanika National Park

Baba Akhandalamani Temple19.95km from Bhitarkanika National Park

Akhandalamani Temple is the abode of Lord Shiva. The chief interest of the place is its Akhandalamanilegendary history for which it shares a significant position in the tourism of Bhadrak. As the history runs, king Niladri Samara Singha Mohapatra started worshipping the God Akhandalamani some 350 years ago, when the black glazed granite stone was found underground and the king dreamt of the god.

ହୁକିଟୋଲା ଦ୍ବୀପ | Hukitola Island34.93km from Bhitarkanika National Park

An island located in Odisha which was formed from silt deposits. There is a building on the island, which was constructed by british. In late 2013, the building began to be renovated by the State Archaeological Department, with the goal of making it into an Eco tourist spot.

baldevjew temple36.89km from Bhitarkanika National Park

Shri Baldev Jew temple situated in Ichhapur, 5kms from Kendrapara Town. Here one can see the beautiful temple with other small temples in its side exhibiting the architectural marvel of the ancient Odisha. Lord Baladev is the main deity worshipped in the temple along with his brother and sister. An idol representing Tulasi as Goddess in a seated position is also present after the sacred seven steps.

Paradip Port 52.89km from Bhitarkanika National Park

Paradip Port is a natural, deep-water port on the East coast of India in Jagatsinghpur. It is situated at confluence of the Mahanadi river ad the Bay of Bengal. It is situated 210 nautical miles south of Kolkata and 260 nautical miles north of Visakhapatnam.

Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex60.76km from Bhitarkanika National Park

This is a major Buddhist complex in the Indian state of Odisha. Lalaitgiri is a part of Pushpagiri university located on top of hills of the same names. Lalitagiri is a major center of Buddhism hemmed between the Parabhadi and Landa sandstone hills in the standalone Assian hill range.

Gorekhnath Temple (ଗୋରେଖନାଥ73.15km from Bhitarkanika National Park

This is a Hindu temple in Odisha.  baba Goraknath is the follower of Matsyendranath, the founder of the Nath tradition. It is a popular place in Jagatsinghpur and is said that Baba Gorak Nath has performed meditation in this place.

Where is Bhitarkanika National Park

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Kendrapara District is situated in the Central Coastal plain zone of Odisha. Epics unveil the fact that Lord Balram killed Kandrasura here. Then he married his daughter Tulasi and settled here. Since then the place is known as Kendrapara.