The third largest city in Orissa, Berhampur is often referred to as the Silk City. An ancient city Berhampur came into prominence with the emergence of the Kalinga Kingdom. The real beauty of Berhampur lies in its many golden beaches. The stunning waters of the Bay of Bengal that wash the shores of Berhampur are simply mesmerizing. Other interesting spots that make Berhampur a place worth visiting are ancient temples, Ashokan rock edicts and vintage theaters.