Hirakud"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Hirakud Dam - Hirakud Dam is the longest and one of the largest reservoirs of the world. Built on River Mahanadi, the engineering marvel is a source of power generation in the country. Along with power generation, the largest artificial lake in Asia provides irrigation to the region. The reservoir is spread over an area of 746 sq. km that has a shore line of over 640 km. On their visit to the location, tourists can take a 21 km drive on the dyke. One of the highlighting features of this site is sighting a beautiful reservoir from the top of the rotating minarets. Among these minarets, Gandhi Minar on the north and Nehru Minar provide a magnificent view of the expanse of water. Furthermore, Hirakud Dam is a major site for birdwatching.

     

    Ghanteswari Temple - Ghanteswari Temple is one of the most revered sites in the region of Sambalpur. The shrine derived its name from innumerable bells featuring in the temple. This shrine also served as a navigator in the past. One of the attractions of the site is the conglomeration of streams with Mahanadi that used to form a whirlpool. However, boats were drowned nearing this spot. After the construction of the reservoir, the place has become safer.

     

    Leaning Temple of Lord Shiva - Leaning Temple of Lord Shiva at Huma, one of the well known worship shrines, is positioned in the midst of Sal, Segun, Akshmani, Dudhra and Palash. The shrine houses Lord Vimaleshwar, a manifestation of Lord Shiva. Highlight of the shrine is a lean of 5 to 6 degrees towards north-east. Thousands of devotees throng the location for paying homage during Shivaratri and other festive occasions. According to historians, the shrine was constructed by King Balaram Dev. Dating back to 5th century BC, the construction was completed by 1657 under the reign of Ver Ballyar Singh.

     

    Budharaja Temple - Budharaja Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the most revered sites of the region. Featuring the sculpture of Budharaja, a manifestation of Lord Shiva, it is worshipped by devotees at the shrine. Perched atop the Budharaja hill, travellers can advance to the temple through 108 stairs. On the occasions of Mahashivaratri and Dussehra, devotees pay homage to the residing deity. Along with the ancient shrine, there is a water storage of Public Health Department at the site.

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  • Hotels of Hirakud

    Nanda Lodge, Hirakud

    M.G College Road

    Nanda Lodge, Hirakud offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cre

    2,500.00 Avg/night

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    Hirakud Dam - Hirakud Dam is the longest and one of the largest reservoirs of the world. Built on River Mahanadi, the engineering marvel is a source of power generation in the country. Along with power generation, the largest artificial lake in Asia provides irrigation to the region. The reservoir is spread over an area of 746 sq. km that has a shore line of over 640 km. On their visit to the location, tourists can take a 21 km drive on the dyke. One of the highlighting features of this site is sighting a beautiful reservoir from the top of the rotating minarets. Among these minarets, Gandhi Minar on the north and Nehru Minar provide a magnificent view of the expanse of water. Furthermore, Hirakud Dam is a major site for birdwatching.

     

    Ghanteswari Temple - Ghanteswari Temple is one of the most revered sites in the region of Sambalpur. The shrine derived its name from innumerable bells featuring in the temple. This shrine also served as a navigator in the past. One of the attractions of the site is the conglomeration of streams with Mahanadi that used to form a whirlpool. However, boats were drowned nearing this spot. After the construction of the reservoir, the place has become safer.

     

    Leaning Temple of Lord Shiva - Leaning Temple of Lord Shiva at Huma, one of the well known worship shrines, is positioned in the midst of Sal, Segun, Akshmani, Dudhra and Palash. The shrine houses Lord Vimaleshwar, a manifestation of Lord Shiva. Highlight of the shrine is a lean of 5 to 6 degrees towards north-east. Thousands of devotees throng the location for paying homage during Shivaratri and other festive occasions. According to historians, the shrine was constructed by King Balaram Dev. Dating back to 5th century BC, the construction was completed by 1657 under the reign of Ver Ballyar Singh.

     

    Budharaja Temple - Budharaja Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the most revered sites of the region. Featuring the sculpture of Budharaja, a manifestation of Lord Shiva, it is worshipped by devotees at the shrine. Perched atop the Budharaja hill, travellers can advance to the temple through 108 stairs. On the occasions of Mahashivaratri and Dussehra, devotees pay homage to the residing deity. Along with the ancient shrine, there is a water storage of Public Health Department at the site.

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