Khordha is a small town in the state of Odisha, located near the temple-city of Bhubaneswar. But this town Khordha boasts of numerous stone monuments, stone scriptures and beautifully carved caves, statues and embellishments that are a treat to watch. The art of making stone scriptures had reached great heights in the state of Odisha. This is evident from the exceptional architectural work in the form of temples.
When in Khordha, one must not miss visiting the 'Atri', a hot perennial spring famous for its medicinal properties extensively visited by pilgrims for curing skin diseases. Chilka Lake, the largest brackish water lake in Asia is located close to the Khordha district. One can easily reach the lake by taking local conveyance available very easily. The fabulous beauty and serene atmosphere between the blue expanses of water make Chilka Lake a famous tourist attraction site. Moreover, the ‘Nandan Kanan' national park located near Khordha is a storehouse of natural flora and fauna. It is full of fun-filled amusements like the elephant ride, ropeway, toy train etc. So, all the travel lovers and adventure freaks do not forget to include Khordha in your list of beautiful destinations in Odisha by any means.
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