Kendrapara is a beautiful coastal city in the state of Odisha, India. Bordered by Jajpur District on the northwest, Bhadrak District on the north, Jagatsinghpur District on the south, Cuttack District on the west and Bay of Bengal on the east, Kendrapara is the hub of major educational institutions in the district.
By Air The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar . It is 85 km from kendrapara. Bhubaneswar is connected to most of the metro cities of India by Air.
By Train Nearest railway station is Cuttack. It is well connected with all the metro cities of India.
By Taxi/car You can reach kendrapara from cuttack which is 55 km from kendrapara.There is another way via chandikhol, which is connected through NH No 5 and 5A, so this road is good.
Bhitarakanika : It is 35 km from city center, this is the 2nd largest wild life satuary of crocodiles in salt water. you can reach there by taxi or bus from kendrapara town. also you can easily reach there from Bhadrak from another end of it.There you can hire a boat to go inside to see the lot of big crocodiles. Also you can find some other rare wild animals.
Sri Baladev jew Temple: It is 5 Km from the city center. you can reach there by taxi or by Auto. A beautiful place of worship for Hindu people. There you can find a beautiful temple of Load which is of 16th century. and other small temples nearby.Lot of people gather here for big Hindu festivals like Rathayata, kartika Purnima, Hindu New year.
Hukitola: It is 18 km from the city center . Here you can find an excellent natural beauty. you need to hire a boat to go to the small island. there you find a old historic building built by British people to help navigation of ships in the sea. The boat ride of 9 km from Jambu through small river is enjoyble. you can see the river meeting point in the see and the beautiful tide. the jungle in both way of river is full of cashew nut trees. you can find lot of fish, crabs and other see food items in this small town.
You can find restaurants in every road. The local food is very cheap. You can find good local food with north Indian taste with Rs 50. Also there are a lot of good restaurants like Rajalaxmi Hotel, Calcutta Sweets and Hotel Gauri Shankar where you can have a wide verity of vegetarian, mostly North Indian, South Indian foods.