Tourist centres of Western Odisha

November 14, 2009 at 1:57 pm 6 comments

Following are some of the tourist centers of Western Odisha as identified by Odisha govt. This list is obtained from the Orissa Reference Annual-2004. Please have a careful look if some tourist  places of your region are missing. We should compile a complete list of tourist centers of Western Odisha. Then we will appeal to the tourism minister of Odisha and India to declare some of the attractive places  as special tourism zones.

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1. ATHAMALLIK

  • Deulajhari : Hot Spring

2. BALANGIR

  • Balangir : Old city
  • Gaikhai M.I.P. : Scenic Spot
  • Harishankar : Religious Center
  • Jogisarada : Religious Center
  • Patnagarh : Religious Center
  • Ranipur Jharial : Chausathi Yogini temple
  • Saintala : Religious Center
  • Turekela : Scenic Spot

3. BARAGARH

  • Baragarh : Sambalpuri Hand- looms
  • Debrigarh : Wildlife
  • Devdarha : Scenic Spot
  • Gaisima : Religious Center
  • Ganiapali : Historical Site
  • Nrusinghanath : Religious Center
  • Papanga : Scenic Spot

4. BOUDH

  • Boudh : Buddhist Shrine
  • Charichhak, Puruna Katak : Strategic Point, Religious place
  • Charisambhu : Religious Center

5. DEOGARH

  • Pradhanpat : Waterfall

6. JHARSUGUDA

  • Gujapahar : Scenic Spot
  • Jharsuguda : District Headquarter
  • Kuilighugar : Scenic Spot
  • Pikalghugar : Scenic Spot
  • Vikramkhol : Pictograpic Inscriptions

7. KALAHANDI

  • Amathagarh : Fort
  • Ampani : Scenic Spot
  • Asurgarh : Historical Site
  • Belkhandi : Religious Center
  • Bhawanipatna : District Headquarter, Old city
  • Dharmagarh : Historical Site
  • Gudahandi (Dokrichanchara) : Pictograpic Inscriptions
  • Jakam : Scenic Spot
  • Junagarh : Historical Site
  • Karlapat : Wildlife
  • Kusurla : Religious Center
  • Mardiguda : Scenic Spot
  • Phurlijharan : Waterfall
  • Rabandarh : Scenic Spot
  • Sapagaranda : Religious Center
  • Talguda : Fort
  • Thuamul-Rampur : Scenic Spot

8. NUAPADA

  • Budhikomna : Religious Center
  • Nuapada : District Headquarter, Old city
  • Patalaganga : Religious Center
  • Patora : Scenic Spot
  • Sindursil : Scenic Spot
  • Thipakhol : Scenic Spot
  • Yogimatha : Cave Paintings

9. SAMBALPUR

  • Chipilima Religious Center
  • Gudguda Scenic Spot
  • Hirakud Scenic Spot
  • Huma : Religious Center, Leaning Temple
  • Kandhar : Birth Place of Bhima Bhoi
  • Sambalpur : Sambalpuri Hand-looms
  • Ushakothi (Badarama) : Wildlife

10. SUBARNAPUR

  • Binika (Papakshya Ghat) : Religious Center
  • Chandalipat Puja Dunguri : Religious Center
  • Charada : Historical Site
  • Khaliapali : Mahima Shrine
  • Kotsamlai (Patali Jagannath Pitha) : Religious Center
  • Sonepur : Temple Town

11. SUNDERGARH

  • Chhatri : Hill Scenic Spot
  • Darjeeng : Scenic Spot
  • Deodaraha : Scenic Spot
  • Ghogar : Religious Center
  • Junagarh : Fort
  • Khandadhar : Waterfall
  • Mandira : Scenic Spot
  • Miriglotah : Waterfall
  • Rourkela : Steel Plant
  • Sundergarh : District Headquarter
  • Ushakothi : Scenic Spot
  • Vedavyasa : Religious Center

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  • If you have any pictures of these places please do send me at sanjibkarmee@gmail.com

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. prasanta panda  |  November 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm

    KALAHANDI should be add …….

    MARDIGUDA ; origine of INDRAVATI RIVER

    SINDER ; 3 water fall at a place , near Balangi vill.

    HALLOW POINT ; ECO / RESOUND PLACE near Balangi vill

    JAIPATNA ; old town

    INDRAVATI POWER HOUSE & WATER RESORVER

    & many more

    Reply
    • 2. sanjibkarmee  |  November 14, 2009 at 4:08 pm

      Prasanta Babu,
      Can you please put a complete list of the places from Kalahandi?

      Reply
  • 3. prasanta panda  |  November 14, 2009 at 4:03 pm

    many more placess of kalahandi still not enlisted

    Reply
  • 4. Sandeep Supkar  |  November 15, 2009 at 3:49 pm

    Ghanteswari can be added.

    Reply
  • 5. Sandeep Supkar  |  November 17, 2009 at 4:55 am

    Pitamahal dam ,rourkela……

    Reply
  • 6. Narendra Mohanty  |  June 12, 2012 at 7:19 am

    1) KEDARNATH IS A SAIBA PITHA IN BARGARH DISTRICT OF AMBABHONA BLOCK .THIS TEMPLE IS ONE OF THE ASTASAMBHU OF WESTERN ODISHA. VERY OLD HERITAGE. IT SHOULD BE INCLUDED. 2) PATHARSENI 3)BARA BAKHRA ALL ARE ADJUNCET SPOTS BELONG TO AMBABHONA BLOCK OF BARGARH DISTRICT.BESIDES, ALL VISITING SPOTS OF WESTERN ODISHA SHOULD BE UNDER ONE UMBRELLA AND WODC SHOULD BE IMPOSED TO SPARE A HEAVY FUND FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ALL THESE SPOTS TO MAKE THESE PUBLIC VISITING SPOTS .ODISHA GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE CARE AND FOR THIS OUR LOCAL M.L.A./M.P SHOULD TAKE INITIATIVE .LOCAL LEARNED PEOPLE SHOULD ACCOMPANY ACCORDING TO THEIR CAPACITY MINDFULLY .SO THAT OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE SHOULD BE VIEWED BETTER FROM OUTSIDE..

    Reply

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