Monday, December 22, 2008

Famous Tourist Places of Keonjhar District of Orissa , Visit to see Famous Temples of Lord Siva and Maa Tarini, High Hill waterfalls,Deep forests

Keonjhar District:

Keonjhar district is a green land of panoramic beauties and a store house of mineral wealth. It offers a variety of attractions to the tourists which includes religious shrines, fresco painting, waterfalls and above all the natural sceneries. The terraced villages buzzing with the sweet melodies of the birds take the visitors to a dream land. The simplicity of the tribal folk mixed with the gaiety of their festivals can keep the visitors amused. A visit to the district will be an unforgettable experience.


Ghatagaon: Ghatagaon in situated on the highway between Jajpur and Keonjhar. It is the Maa Tarini temple located here is the focal point of the place. There is also Ghatakeswar Mahesh Shiva temple build near the Tarini temple. The place is rarely 50 kms from Jajpur on highway. See Video



Khandadhar: Khandadhar is 60 km from Keonjhar town. Water fall of about 500 feet in height, amidst lush green forests is the point of attraction.








Badghagara: 10 km from Keonjhar towards Sambalpur, 200 feet waterfall

Sanghagara: 6 km from Keonjhar towards Sambalpur, 100 feet waterfall View Sanaghagara

Gonasika: 45 km from Keonjhar, Surrounded by a series of valleys and wooded hills, temple of Brahmeswar Mahadev (on the river Vaitarani), this is the place from where the river starts flowing, A little away from the point of origin, the river goes under ground and hence called Guptaganga, only to be seen jumping after a short distance over a stone projection looking like the nostril of a cow, Gonasika hill, Ghatakeswar Mahesh Temple

Sitabinji: 30 kms from Keonjhar (23 Kms. on the Jajpur-Keonjhar Road), Ancient fresco paintings on a rock shelter called Ravan Chhaya which is like a half opened umbrella

Murga Mahadeva: 70 km from Keonjhar, Shiva temple, perennial spring, and water fall.

1 comment:

Satyesh said...

The Photorgaph that you have copied from by blog and pasted is a wrong one....Its in Sundergarh and not in Kendujhar.....
Kindly seek permission before reposting on internet....