Balasore / Baleswar, Odisha
Nilagiri Jagannath Temple in Balasore, Odisha. This is the fourth well known Jagannatha Temple /Dham of Odisha after Puri, the ‘Shabara Shreekshetra’ in Koraput and the Baripada Jagannatha sanctuary. Jagannatha alongside his senior sibling Balabhadra and more youthful sister Subhadra are revered in the fundamental sanctuary. The sanctuary was worked by a lord of the Harichandan administration of Nilagiri.
For a long time the temple was being overseen by the relatives of the illustrious Harichandan line, however since the abolishment of the imperial families the temple has been given over to an autonomous trust that deals with the running of the temple.
This was the imperial castle that is arranged just adjacent to the Nilgiri Jagannath sanctuary. Arranged at the home of the slope, the region has old weather beaten structures from a past period.
This is an alluring traveler objective also and is visited by nearly anybody who visits the Nilgiri sanctuary. In the event that you seriously love history and old structures, you should visit this spot!
The Nilagiri is positioned at 21.46 degrees north and 86.77 degrees east. It is perched at an average altitude of 75 feet; above the mean sea level.
The environment in the area is by and large cold during winter and warm in summer with temperature going from 13 degree C to 43 degree C. The typical yearly precipitation is around 1700 mm.
Relative mugginess is for the most part high, particularly in the storm and post-rainstorm months. During the blustery season, most region of the District become abstractedly damp and weighty floods disengage it from the external world. This region exists in the intestinal sickness inclined belt.
You can get food from local market, which is available near temple. That one is a big market.
You can visit anytime here, but recommend to visit here during Rath Yatra/Cart Festival.
By Train – The nearest Railway Station is Nilagiri and Balasore and it’s jut 18km from balasore and 1 km from Nilagiri Station.
By Flight – Bhubaneswar Airport is the closest air terminal Movie-EX, Balasore and it is 212 Kilometers.
By Road – It takes 20-25 minutes to travel from Balasore Bus Stop to Nilagiri Jagannath Temple. Approximate driving distance between is 34 min (20.0 km) via NH16 and SH 19.
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