Jajpur is a holy district of Orissa as the Dasaswamedha
Jagyan was held here in ancient times and as such it is
a distinct spot in the tourist map of Orissa. This district
which is called Vaitarani tirtha has many historic temples.
Among them Biraja temple, Jagannath temple, Chhatiabata
temple, Ram Mandir, Siddheswar temple, Baraha temple, Dasaswamedha
ghat, Beleswar, Kilateswar, Baruneswar are noteworthy.
was built in 13th century. As
per the name of Goddess Biraja this place is also known
as Biraja Peetha.
Temple is one of the oldest temples of Jajpur
district which is located at a distance of 6 kms from
Jajpur. This temple of Lord Sidheswar is surrounded
by a lot other shrines and temples.
Ghata Pilgrims take holi bath in the pious
water of Dasaswamedha Ghat.