A historic place of pilgrimage, Jajpur situated on the bank of
river vaitarani, has the sacred shrines of mother Goddess Viraja (Durga), Sveta Varha
(incarnation of Lord Vishnu as the white boar), Sapta Matruka and a host of other shrines.
How to Get There : The nearest railhead is at
Jajpur-Keonjhar Road on the Howrah-Chennai main line of the S. E. Railway from where one
can reach Jajpur by an all-weather motorable road. Jajpur is 92 km from Cuttack by road.
Where to stay : Viraja Panthasala of Orissa Tourism
(Tel. 20029), Contact Tourist Office , Cuttack, (Tel. 612225) for booking and assistance.