Tara-Tarini is one of the ancient Shakti Pithas of Orissa. Goddesses Tara and Tarini are regarded as the presiding deity (Ista-Devi) in almost every house in South Orissa. This important and famous Shakti Pitha is situated on a hill top at a distance of 30 Kms towards north of Berhampur on the south bank of river Rushikulya. The height of the hill is approximately 708 ft. There are 999 steps on the front side of the hill leading to the hill top shrine.
About 36 kms north of the city of Berhampur and a short distance from Jaugarh is Buguda, a small village famous for the Biramchinarayan temple, built in the 17th century. The temple is beautifully decorated with murals depicting the scene from Ramayana.
Berhampur is famous for a temple dedicated to Maa Bhairavi. The idols of several goddesses and gods are enshrined in the temple premises. The nearest railhead is at Berhampur on the south-east rail route. This town on the National Highway-5 is the gateway to the southern zone of Orissa.
Berhampur is a city located in the eastern coastline of India in the state of Orissa. It is one of the biggest cities of Orissa and is famous for trade and commerce. Berhampur is well known for its intricately designed silk sarees and handloom cloth and hence is known as the "Silk City".