India | Orissa | Buguda


Budhokhol is situated just 3 km north of Buguda, in Ganjam District, Orissa. The place is famous for the five Shiva temples with exquisite sculptures, situated on the top of a hill, popularly known as Pancha Mahadeva. This scenic spot situated amidst natural setting is frequently visited by tourists and picnickers. The 30 ft high Kuvareswar Temple is worth visiting. The sight of snakes coming to take the milk offered to Shiva will be an awesome experience.

Numerous Buddhist remnants found here provides an impression that it was an ancient Buddhist settlement. There are several caves near this place of which Siddha Gumpha is the prominent cave where Buddhist monks used to perform meditation in old days.

Biranchi Narayan Temple at Buguda, Bhetanai and Shinghashini are other sites of interest situated in the vicinity.

Budhokhol can be reached by good motor-able road from Berhampur. Berhampur Railway Station is the nearest railhead (70 km).

Updated on 19th February, 2016
District: Ganjam
Location: Buguda    

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