Atri is famous for its perennial Hot Spring. The hot spring is reputed to have medical properties which is used both intensively and extensively for the cure of skin diseases. The water of the Hot Spring (57 degrees centigrade) contains small doses of sulphur flavour when heated to 100 degree centigrade. There is a Bathing Complex of Govt. of Orissa at Atri . Not far from the Hot spring there is the sacred shrine of Lord Hattakeswar Mahadev. The temple is the venue of a grand annual fair, Makar Jatra, on the day of Makar Sankranti (mid January) On this day the visitors congregate in large numbers to worship Lord Hatakeswar to fulfill their desires and they also bath in the ponds to get cure of their diseases.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is the Biju Pattnaik Airport , Bhubaneswar about 45 km from Atri . One can hire taxi directly from the airport to reach the place.
The nearest railway station to atri is Khurda Road, which 14 kms. away. Taxi, auto-rickshaw can be hired at the station.
National Highway No.5, which connects Bhubaneswar and Khurda, also touches Atri.