The villagers of Raghurajpur village are the custodians of 900-year-old craft of “pattachitra” i.e. the art of painting in cloth. Their specialty lies in making their own paints and brushes and grasping inspiration from the Indian mythology itself.
Parsurameswara Temple built around 675 AD signals the beginning of the evolution of Kalinga School of Temple Architecture.
Odisha is home to 2 of the 4 Adi Shakti Peetha’s of the Country, they are The Tara Tarini temple at Ganjam and Bimala Temple located inside the Jagannath Temple premises at Puri.