Located at a distance of 19 Kms from Bargarh. Barpali is Famous for it has been carrying a rich cultural heritage of the past. Barpali is virtually the main center of Sambalpuri Textile and it has produced a number of world class weaving craftsmen. Barpali is also the birth place of the great poet Gangadhar Meher and the well preserved house of the poet is an added attraction for the visitors at Barpali.
Barpali is also known for its terracotta craft. Now the department of Tourism, Govt. of Orissa is developing the place as a Rural Tourism Center.