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Beleswar

Beleswarpitha is located on the revenue village BadaGaon of Gope block at a distance of 17 kms from Puri .Right from Balighaichhack it is located at a distance of 4 kms from marine drive road it is only 3 kms towards Sea.There are many stories about the BeleswarPitha. Some People believed that Lord Rama had established the ‘Siva Lingam’ here and had worshiped by offering “Bela” before proceeding to lanka for war with the Demon king Ravana. Since this place was known as “Beleswar Pitha”. The temple Beleswar has been constructed on sand dune. Since the temple as located only at distance of 4 kms from Sea, it has got more tourist potentiality.