Pilgrimage Tour

Chandrabhaga Beach

The beautiful Chandrabhaga beach is located just 3 kms from the Sun Temple at Konark and 30 kms from the city of Puri. Isolated from the growing human population, Chandrabhaga offers a serene atmosphere for the tourists and pilgrims alike by providing a perfect place for religious activities and meditation. An imposing light house on Chandrabhaga beach is an added splendor to the place.

According to the popular mythology, this place connotes an tragic incident between Sun God (Surya) and the daughter of a sage, Chandrabhaga. Smitten by her striking beauty, Surya comes down and seek her hand in love. Chandrabhaga politely declines. However, maddened by romance, Surya chases her. Chandrabhaga in order to protect her chastity jumps in the river and sacrifices herself.

How to Reach Chandrabhaga Beach

Chandrabhaga is located 60 kms from capital city of Bhubaneswar and 30 kms from Puri. The famous Konark Sun Temple is located mere 3 kms from Chandrabhaga. Buses are taxis are readily available to Chandrabhaga from Puri and Bhubaneswar. This place could be travelled all year round and is famous for its Sea Beach.

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