Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Gopalpur on Sea Beach, Ganjam, Odisha, India Number 2 Beach in Odisha

Gopalpur on Sea Beach:



Gopalpur on Sea is a famous sea beach and a tourist destination around 15 km from Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha. 


A major landmark of Gopalpur-on-Sea is its lighthouse. 


Gopalour-on-sea is also famous for its 'beach festival' organized annually. Commissioned in 1871, it is one of the oldest lighthouses in the state. 


Every year during Kartika Purnima, people sail tiny boats made of banana stems and paper, with lamps, betel leaves, crackers, fruits and coins in them, to mark the rich maritime history of Gopalpur-on-Sea. 


Gopalpur Beach can be visited all throughout the year. However, the best time to visit the beach in the month of October to March when the weather remains cool and pleasant. 


It is the perfect time to enjoy different tourist activities at the beach. 


Touted as one of the best beaches in the country, Gopalpur on Sea, remains an undiscovered haven for those looking for some ‘me’ time or ‘together’ time.