Situated at a distance of 20 km from the capital city, Barunei Hills near Khurda provides a different experience to the visitor with its mixture of serene green surroundings, nice stream that flows to form a beautiful pond and the temple.
The temple on the famous Barunei hills is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Barunei. A beautiful stream flows from the hills which is known as Swarna Ganga, which enhances the beauty of this place. This place is recognised as one of the most significant historic places of Odisha.
The hill is full of medicinal plant species and the pond where the water gets stored has become a favourite spot for the tourists to take bath. The excess water goes down the hill.
For the picnickers, Barunei is a fun-filled experience as it offers everything from the trekking on the hills to religious and historic spots nearby.