Steeped in spirituality and natural wonder, the Lord Hatakeswar Temple and Atri Hot Spring Complex beckons pilgrims and nature lovers alike. Nestled amid lush paddy fields in Atri village, just 15 km from Khordha, this unique complex houses a holy shrine and therapeutic hot springs.
The temple’s presiding deity is Lord Hatakeswar, a powerful manifestation of Lord Shiva. According to local legends, Lord Shiva appeared at this spot after slaying demons that once plagued the region. The current temple structure was commissioned by the Maharaja of Khordha in the 19th century. The annual Makar Sankranti mela celebrated here draws over 1 lakh devotees seeking the Lord’s divine darshan and blessings.
Adjacent to the temple lies Atri’s famed Hot Spring which channels steamy sulfurous water at a scalding 57 degrees Celsius into four public bathing tanks. Rich in medicinal minerals, studies published in various medical journals have highlighted the spring water’s efficacy in treating skin, musculoskeletal, and respiratory diseases.
Just 40 km from Bhubaneswar, this unique wellness destination offers the perfect mix of nature therapy and spiritual healing. It’s a haven for leisure and pilgrimage tourism. The Odisha Tourism Board features it prominently in its promotional campaigns. With online booking options and proper lodging facilities now available, the complex receives thousands of visitors year-round.
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Atri Hot Spring Opening Time is Monday to Sunday 6 am to Evening 6 pm
Best Time to visit
The best time to visit Atri Hot Water Spring is all time of the year
Nearest Bus Stand
The nearest Bus stop is Khordha, which is located around 14 KM distance from Lord Hatakeswar Temple & Atri Hot Water Spring.
Nearest Railway Station
The Nearest Railway Station is Khordha, which is located around 23 KM distance from Lord Hatakeswar Temple & Atri Hot Water Spring
The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, which is located around 40 KM distance from Lord Hatakeswar Temple & Atri Hot Water Spring