Chakapad

Chakapad is situated in the district of Kandhamal at a distance of about 60 km from Phulbani city. It is placed at an altitude of about 800 ft from the sea level. This place is famous for the temple of Lord Birupakshya, situated on the bank of river Brutunga. The amazing fact about this place is that all the trees around this place are leaned towards south direction. Chakapad is a significant place for Shaivism. Lord Shiva is worshipped here in three forms (Birupakshya, Anandeswara and Jageswara) in three different magnificent temples. The major festivals celebrated here are Shivratri, Sitalsasthi and Rasha Purnima.

Chakapad village can be reached by bus from Phulbani city (60 km). Phulbani is at a distance of 210 km away from Bhubaneswar. The nearest railway station is Rairakhol (99 km).