Ushakothi
Established in 1962 over a forest area of about 304.03 square kilometres, the Ushakothi Sanctuary is situated at a distance of about 22 kilometres from Sambalpur. To the west of the Sanctuary lies Hir...
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This article lists monuments and sites of historic importance in Odisha.
Dhanu Jatra
Dhanu Jatra or Dhanu Yatra is a drama festival celebrated in Western Odisha based on mythological story of Krishna, and his demon uncle Kansa. Nowadays this play, enactment is being performed in many ...
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Kosaleswara temple
Kosalesvara temple or Kosaleswara temple located at Baidyanatha of Subarnapur district, Odisha, India. In the balcony of the brick-built jagamohana hall of this temple a peculiar Kirtimukha head is ca...
Lanka Podi
Lanka Podi or Lanka Pudi (English meaning: The Burning of Lanka) is a festival celebrated in Sonepur region of Western Odisha, India. Many says this festival is a further evidence that Sonepur was kno...
Historic sites in Orissa
This article lists monuments and sites of historic importance in Odisha.
Sureswari temple
Sureswari temple or Sursuri temple is located at the left bank of Tel River towards the south-west of the confluence of Mahanadi and Tel River. This temple is located in the temple town of Sonepur, Su...
Subarnameru Temple
Subarnameru Temple is situated in Sonepur town in Subarnapur district of Odisha.It is a shrine for the worshipping of Shiva
Popular story of Gold coin Rain is associated with this Place, with this...
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Hanuman Vatika
Hanuman Vatika, or the garden belonging to Hanuman, is situated in Rourkela. The garden houses the second tallest statue of Hanuman in Orissa.
The garden was renovated and inaugurated by the chief...
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Godhaneswar temple
Godhaneswar temple is located on the bank of river Mahanadi in the Godhaneswar village. The name Godhaneswar means lord of cows. It is a very famous shiva temple of Birmaharajpur subdisvison of Subarn...
Sitalsasthi Carnival
The marriage of Shiva and Parvati is celebrated as Sitalsasthi.It was started 400 odd years ago.This Hindu festival is in the form of a carnival.Where people and artists from different walks of life p...
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Harishankar Temple
Sri Sri Harisankar Devasthana, in India, is on the slopes of the beautiful Gandhamardhan hills, Odisha. It is popular for its scenes of nature and connection to two Hindu lords, Vishnu and Shiva. As a...
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Manikeshwari Temple
Manikeshwari Temple is located in Kalahandi district of Odisha. The temple is located to the south of Bhawanipatna. The main deity here is Goddess Manikeshwari. The main devotees are from the fisherme...
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Goddess Maheshwari
Goddess Maheshwari is another name of Hindu goddess Parvati, the wife of lord Shiva. She is also the presiding deity of Dumal community of Western Orissa.
There was a powerful demon called Durgam,...
Lankeswari Temple
Lankeswari temple is located inside the river Mahanadi at Sonepur town, Subarnapur district, Odisha, India. Once upon a time Sonepur region was known as Paschima Lanka. Goddess Lankeswari was the pres...
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Puspuni
Puspuni or Pushpuni is an annual agricultural festival observed on Full moon day of the month of Pusa. The festival is celebrated throughout the Kosal region or Western Orissa. It is observed by the u...
Hirakud Dam
Hirakud Dam (Oriya: ହୀରାକୁଦ ବନ୍ଧ) is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur in the state of Odisha in India.Behind the dam extends a lake, Hirakud Reservoir, 55 km l...
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Patali Srikhetra
Patali Srikhetra is a famous place with significant historical importance for Subarnapur district, and Odisha. This religious place is associated with Shaktism, Buddhism and Vaishnavism. It is located...
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Ghanteswari Temple
Maa Ghanteshwari temple is a temple in the district of Sambalpur, the western region of Orissa, India. As the name suggests there are bells everywhere. People offer bells to goddess Ghanteswari or the...
Gandhamardhan hills
Gandhamardan Hills or Gandhamardan parbat (Oriya: ଗନ୍ଧମାର୍ଦନ ପର୍ବତ) is a hill located in between Balangir and Bargarh district of Odisha. This hill is well known for medicinal plants. There is a B...
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Nrusinghanath Temple
Sri Nrusinghanath, the great temple of Orissa in India, is situated at the foot hills of Gandhamardhan Hill in Bargarh. The King of Patnagarh, Baijal Singh Dev, laid the foundation of this historic te...
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