Ramatirtha Temple & Crocodile Project, Mayurbhanj

Ramatirtha Crocodile Project has located nearby Jashipur town and about 98 km from Baripada Town, Mayurbhanj. Ramatirtha has located beneath the feet of Similipal National Park. It is the only Crocodile Rearing Center of Mayurbhanj district which attracts lots of tourists to visit. Ramatirtha of Mayurbhanj is very famous in Odisha due to its natural beauties and temple of Sri Rama. As per the Indian mythological history, during the days of Tretaya Yuga, Lord Sri Rama along with Devi Sita and Brother Laxman passed through the forest of Similipal, where due to tiredness Sita sat on the plateau for a while and she washes her face and feet in the river that flows beneath.

Then onwards, Ramatirtha of Mayurbhanj became a legendary place in the name of Sri Rama and Devi Sita. Every year at Makar Sankranti celebrates the Tusumelana festival or Tusu Parab. Ramatirtha Crocodile Project is one of the Tourist places in Mayurbhanj, Odisha(Source)