A major seaport of India for trade activities with a fine sea beach and enjoyable tourist resort is Paradeep. Nearby the Paradeep there is Kshetra, which is famous for the temple of Lord Baladeva. A mammoth crowd draws by the grand car festival annually held here. Jhankad that is nearby of Paradeep is the houses the shrine of Goddess Sarala and the place of the first epic poet of Orissa – Sarala Das. Regular bus services are available from Cuttack.