Prachi Valley is a unique and picturesque locale in the state of Orissa
where a blend of Orissan history and culture beckons the curious tourists. Situated on the bank of Prachi River, it treasures monuments of all ages from the 7th century AD to 15th century AD. The River Prachi, originating from the Mahanadi, occupies a prominent place in the every day life of the region. It traverses the main land for 50 km before sinking in to the Bay of Bengal
. Tradition links various parts of the valley with the epics of
, Amareswara shrine, and the Sobhaneswara Temple are some of the famous pilgrim centers in the valley while the Niali-Madhav village is known for its rich sculptural and archeological treasures. Manikarnika Teerth
, Grameswara Temple, and
are some other places worth visiting.
Bhubaneswar is the nearest center of air and rail contact.