The District Subarnapur also known as Sonepur, is an administrative district of the State known as the Second Varanasi of India for its cluster of temples having architectural importance and tantric mystiques.
The district enjoys an annual rainfall of 1,443.5 mm and has a maximum and minimum temperature of 45° Celsius and 24° Celsius respectively.
Subarnapur is located between 20° 30′ North to 21° 11′ North Latitude and 83 ° 27′ East to 84° 16′ East Longitude. The district covers a total geographical area of 2284.4 sq. km with its administrative headquarters located at Sonepur.
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How to reach there?
Subarnapur is connected with all three, Bus, Rail & Air ways.
Balangir is the nearest railway junction from the district headquarter town Subarnapur.
The district is also very well connected by roadways. Regular bus services are available from Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
The nearest Airport is at Bhubaneswar that is located at a distance of 277 km from Subarnapur.
Where to stay?
Although no star hotels are located here, a number of affordable hotels are available.
Places of Interest
Sonepur is the only town of western Orissa where a large number of attractive and heart touching temples are found. These temples show our greatness in the fields of art, architecture, tradition and religious faith.