There is a temple dedicated to goddess Harachandi at 27 km South West of Puri on the national highway 203 leading from Puri towards Brahmagiri and Satapada.. In Odia language ‘Bali’ means Sand & ‘Harchandi’ means angry form of Goddess Durga. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is mounted on a sandy hill near the ocean. Beach is very near to the temple which is another major attraction of this place. The exact geographical location of this temple is LONGITUDE 850 41′ 39 E and LATITUDE 190 45′ 28 N.
The sunrise and sunset scene of beach is amazing for touristis. The tourists can also enjoy sunbath on the calm and quite sea beach of Baliharachandi. The scenic beauty of this place is ideal for group picnic. Baliharachandi, the well known tourist destination of Odisha, is worth a visit.)
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport is Biju Pattnaik International Air Port at Bhubaneswar 87 Km.
Nearest Railway Station is Puri 27 Km
Regular Bus, Taxi and Auto Services are available from Bhubaneswar 87 km away and from Puri is it 27 km