Kakatpur is famous for the Shrine of Goddess Mangala situated on the bank of river Prachi. The present temple dates back to the 15th century A.D and the deity belongs to the 9th century A.D. Goddess Mangala sits in Lalitasana on a double lotus pedestal. The mother Goddess is Surrounded by a host of ParswaDevatas. Ritualistically Mangala is related with Navakalebar of Lord Jagannath of Puri. The belief is that She gives direction for locating the holy log which forms the icon of the Lord at the time of Navakalebar.JhamuYatrais the famous festival at Kakatpur which generally falls in the month of Chaitra (April) . On this occasion a large no. of Visitors gather at Kakatpur to witness the miracles of fire walking Prasad Sevanat the Temple.
How to Reach:
Nearest Air Port Biju Pattnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar 71 KM
Nearest Railway Station Puri 58 KM
From Puri 58 KM By Road From Bhuabneswar 71 KM by Road