Berhampur, also known as Brahmapur is known as the home of Lord Brahma and is usually known as the silk city- the city which is famous for the lustrous ikkat silk sarees in different colours and patterns.
Bomokei patta, named after the village Bomokei where excellent work out of brass and metal is created also is an attraction to the tourists here. Besides these beautiful handicrafts, handlooms and jewelery this city offers some of the best Papads (popadum), pickles, badis and fruits specially mangoes. People here are nowhere behind the line when it comes to theatre, as drama and theatre is a common way to entertain and educate. Ganjam Kala parishad and Prakasam Hall are some of the oldest halls of the city. And for theists there and temples and festivals organized in the vicinity. This city has a lot more than can be listed out. You can choose to flop around beaches and let those sands kiss your feet as the breeze gently enters your soul to whisper the chants of ecstasy.
Gopalpur-on-sea is the closest tourist attraction for the people coming to Berhampur. This deep sea resort, an ancient sea port of a bygone era, this place replete with all the needs of modern day discerning traveler, is just 16 km from Berhampur. A hot sulphur spring Taptapani is also at a distance of 50 km from Berhampur. It is an ideal Health Resort and picnic spot.