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Jajpur Travel

Once the prosperous and ancient capital of Utkal, Jajpur was an important and flourishing center for trade and commerce in the olden days. Its diverse cultural cross- currents enlivened and enriched the city even in the days of the visit of the Chinese traveler Huien T'Sang. Jajpur is also one of the sacred pilgrim points in Orissa. Goddess Viraja (Durga) is city's reigning deity. Jajpur is also known as 'Navigaya Kshetra' where the Hindus for their ancestors offer pinda. Situated on the bank of river 'Vaitarani', Jajpur has the sacred shrines of mother Goddess Viraja (Durga), 'Sveta Varaha' - the incarnation of Lord Vishnu as the white boar, 'Sapta Matruka' and a host of other shrines.

Location: 92-km from Cuttack, Orissa
Also known As: Navigaya Kshetra
Famous As: Pilgrimage Center
Presiding Deity: Goddess Viraja or Durga

NEARBY CITIES:
Cuttack: 92-km Keonjhar: 27-km

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: The nearest railhead is at Jajpur-Keonjhar Road on the Howrah-Chennai main line of the SE Railway
Road: One can reach Jajpur by an all-weather motorable road just 27-km away from the city. Jajpur is 92-km from Cuttack by road.

 
Orissa Angul Balangir Balasore Berhampur Bhubaneswar Chandipur
Cuttack Jaipur Jaypore Joranda Kapilas Keonjhar
Khurda Konark Nuapada Paradeep Phulbani Puri
Ratnagiri-Lalitgiri-udayagiri Rayagada Rourkela Sambalpur Talcher Tikarapada
   
 
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