Nirmal Jhar of Khallikote Ganjam
Nirmal Jhar, the natural swimming pool of Odisha is situated in Khallikote near Kairasi. The place has been named because of its pure water.
Attractions of the place Nirmal Jhar
The main attraction of the place is Two Kundas (Swimming pools) with pure and cold water. People are coming here to take a dip bath in it. People generally visit this place in summer.The perennial spring which flows from Eastern Ghat through Badaghati Mountain is the source of water for this swimming pool.
The temple of Lord Vishnu is another attraction of this place. Apart from Vishnu Temple, some other small temples are also there surrounding this pool, i.e. Jagannath temple, Vimala temple, Radhakrishna temple, Nilakantheswara temple, Surya Narayan temple and Ganesha temple. Goddess Vimla is the presiding deity of this place. The beauty of 1700 century art could be viewed here. The sculptures of the main events of Mahabharata has been shown in the walls of the temples very effectively.
The nearby attraction is Khallikote King's Palace and Jhadeswar and Sankaleswar Temple.
How to Reach Nirmal Jhar of Ganjam
Nearest Railway Station is Khallikote Railway Station (9 Kms). By Road can also be reached there. It is about 70 Km away from Berhampur.