Barunei Hill Station and Temple at Karunei Pitha, Khordha, Orissa

The renowned Maa Barunei temple and Karunei Pitha are situated at the foothills of the famed Barunei hills in Khordha, Odisha. Barunei Hill location is just 5 km from Khordha towards the east along National Highway 5. Maa Barunei is one of the presiding deities of Khordha and the temple is known as a Shakti Peetha in Odisha. Built by Ramachandra Dev, the temple has the gurgling Swarga Ganga stream beside it. Barunei Hill also houses lush mangroves that attract picnickers. The iconic prasad is sweet rice pudding.

Barunei Hill Station and Temple at Karunei Pitha, Khordha, Orissa

Maa Barunei temple is a key pilgrimage site near Bhubaneswar and Puri, at just over 20 km Barunei Hill distance. The Rajo Sankranti Mela draws over 50,000 devotees during the 3-day fair. The ancient Maa Karunei Pitha shrine is also present, reached by climbing 200 steps.

Barunei Hill Station and Temple at Karunei Pitha, Khordha, Orissa

Being so close to Bhubaneswar at just 15 km Barunei hill distance, it receives many tourists. Barunei picnic spot is another highlight, where visitors trek uphill to see the round-year waterfall offering panoramic views. The rich history and religious significance make Maa Barunei temple one of the most popular tourist attractions in Khordha district.

Barunei Hill Station and Temple at Karunei Pitha, Khordha, Orissa

Destination Attractions, Destination Facilities, Transportation, Accessibility, How to Reach

Barunei Temple open timings

Barunei Temple’s opening time is Monday to Sunday 6.30 am to Evening 8pm

Nearest Airport

The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, which is located around 31 KM distance from Maa Karunei Temple & Hill

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Khordha, which is located around 4 KM distance from Maa Barunei Temple & Hill

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Khordha, which is located around 11 KM distance from Maa Barunei Temple & Hill

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Maa Barunei Temple & Hill is all time of the year
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