Baruva Beach

Baruva is a village and a beach resort located near Sompeta in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Baruva is located at 18.53N 84.35E. It has an average acme of 10 meters (36 feet).

It is one of the most erstwhile beaches in Andhra Pradesh. It was used as a seaport up to 1948. In July 1917 a ship carrying goods sank in the sea. To immortalize this sad incident a pillar was constructed. There are Durga Temple, Kotilingeswara Swamy Temple (It is said that 99,99,999 Lingas appeared here that why it is known as Kotilingeswara Swamy Temple) and Janardhana Swamy Temple are situated near the beach.River Mahendra Tanaya merges in Bay of Bengal at this place. There was a harbor at Baruva in the era of British colonial rule in India. The harbor is closed; but the old light house still exists here. Baruva railway station is located on Howrah-Chennai mainline. Passenger trains that run from Palasa towards Khurda Road station halt at Baruva station. Baruva is called as second Goa, in winter season the beach is busy with picnics

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