Taratarini Temple, Berhampur, Ganjam

Taratarini temple has situated on the bank of the holy river Rushikulya and the top of a hillock. Goddesses Tara-Tarini is the presiding deity of this temple who cover with gold and silver adornments. It is a religious place around 35 km away from Berhampur and 25 km from Chhatrapur. The temple has covered with hilly green forest. There are twin-seat of the goddess on the top of the hill in the village Govindapur. It has connected with 999 steps from the ground. Besides this, there is a memorable road approaching the shrines. A great festival is held here on the third Tuesday in each month of Chaitra, in which is a large number of devotees gather here to witness worship maa Taratarini. The place is not only famous in the district but also the state as a great Shakti Pitha. Taratarini Temple is the best tourist place in Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha.