Hence Baripada is called 'Dwitiya Srikhetra' (second Puri).Baripada's Ratha Yatra is popular for its unique culture.
Devkund is a scenic spot amidst green forests and a waterfall.
The temple of Goddess Ambika is on the hilltop and is a special attraction of the place.(Odia: ଦେବକୁଣ୍ଡ, Dēbakuṇḍa, means "The bathtub of Gods and Goddesses") is a scenic spot, found at a distance of 60 km from Baripada and 85 km from Balasore.
A new train to Kolkata from Baripada has been running since 2010.
There is demand for a direct express train from Baripada to Puri. There are a wide range of taxis are for sightseeing and tours.
The unique tradition of only women pulling the Ratha of Maa Subhadra started in Baripada.
Maa Ambika Temple is one of the chief temples and Maa Ambika is a highly revered deity in this region. Jagadhatri Mela at Bhanjpur is the next biggest mela.
Similipal is the richest watershed in Orissa, giving rise to many perennial rivers.
The Budhabalanga, the Khadkei, the West Deo, the East Deo, the Salandi and the Sanjo are the major ones.
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The national park comprises lush valleys, forest lands and scores of ancient temples.