Angul Travel Guide – Tourist and Picnic Spots around Angul District #Odisha #Tourism #Travel
Tourism of Angul District :-
1. Sri Saila Khetra , Angul
2. Maa Budhi Thakurani
3. Satakosia wild life Sanctuary & Tikarapada
4. Bhimakund / Deepsikha
7. Maa Mahsari Temple
8. Binikei Pitha
Angul PLACES OF INTEREST
10. BAJIROUT CHHATRAVAS,ANGUL
11. MAHATMA GANDHI MEMORIAL TRUST AT BAMUR
Budhi Thakurani Temple, Angul, Odisha
Budhi Thakurani : The temple of Budhi Thakurani is situated at Angul town. Near the temple , an exact replica of Puri Jagannath Temple is built . It is famous as Saila Srikhetra .
The presiding deity of Angul is Goddess Budhithakurani . Angul has earned celebrity as a Sakta Centre since 8th Century A.D. with the rise of the Sulkies on its soil. Goddess Budhithakurani is worshiped in the form of a stone icon covered with vermellion . The shrine draws huge crowd throughout the year. Pilgrims of different parts of Orissa visit the place for a darshan of the Goddess.
Sri Saila khetra of Angul: A beautiful temple complex has been constructed on Sunasagada Hill top at Angul. The main temple has Mukhasala, Jagamohan, Natyamandir and a Garvagriha . Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra are worshiped in the main temple . Godess Laxmi , Bimala, Sarawati are worshiped in this complex . This temple complex attracts a lot of visitors through out the year.
Deulajhari Hot Spring, Angul, Odisha
Deulajhari Hot Spring( The hot water spring ) : is located in the state of Orissa that exerts a pull on an add up to numerous tourists as of all about the world. Enclosed by emerald velvety forests, the hot water spring which is positioned near and Athamalik of Deulajhari. The renowned sulfur hot water spring of Deulajhari elongates above a immense area and preserves a elevated degree of temperature. The hot water spring of springs up commencing underneath a Shivalinga that is attached with various religious dimensions.
The hot water from the Deulajhari spring is unruffled into thirty six man made ponds that confines a temple of Shiva almost fifty percent of the springs are cold water springs, being close to the hot water springs, these springs are believed to posses some miraculous powers. There is also a belief that the hot water springs in this region contains properties which can cure diseases. The tourist also visits these places for religious values too. is not to difficult as it is positioned in Angul which is easily accessible from National Highway 42, so you can be availed with regular services of bus which connects all the parts of Orissa.
Bhimkand : A rock art sleeping image of Lord Vishnu is located at Bhimakanda village about 30 km north of Talcher town and 50 km from Angul & on the right bank of river Brahmani . The imagedates back to 8th – 9th century A.D. and has the distinction of being the largest sleeping idol of Lord Vishnu. The image reclining to its right is about 42 (126.5 CM) long 8 wide.
Jagannath temple Angul, Odisha
Hingula : The holy place (peetha) of the Goddess Hingula is situated on the bank of the river Simhada in the West of Talcher. it is located at a distance of 14 km. from Talcher. There is a temple Goddess Hingula here .Hingula Yatra is observed here for 9 days during the month of Chaitra .
Ramchandi Temple : This village is situated at a distance of 28 Kms, on Angul- Bagedia road. The village is known for its shrine dedicated to Goddess Ramchandi. She is believed to be possessed of great powers. It is believed that by worshipping Goddess Ramchandi sterile women will obtain children. On the foundation of the old temple one magnificent temple was constructed. A Yatra is held here on the second day of Krushna Pakshya Bhadra. This Yatra is known as Ramchandi Yatra or Kaduali Yatra (July- August). This Yatra is celebrated with big ceremony every year. Thousands of people attend this Yatra. Kosala is 28 Kms away from Angul. One can reach Angul by bus or train. There is regular bus service available to Kosala from Angul
SATAKOSIA WILD LIFE SANCTURARY & TIKARAPADA
Greater northern half portion of Satakosia wild life sanctuary is located in Angul district. The sanctuary derives its name from sat (seven) and Kosh (two miles) meaning 14 miles or 22 km. Long. The meandering Mahanadi flowing amidst two beautiful hills form here the mightiest gorge measuring 22 km. Long. The majestic Satkosia gorge is a unique feature in the geomorphology of India. It is acclaimed as one of the most enchanting spots in the country.
This region is in fact the meeting point of Chhotanagpur plateau forests, dry deciduous forests and moist peninsular sal forests and is a strong hold of tiger, leopard, elephant, spotted deer, chousingha, sloth beer and varieties of resident and migratory birds and different species of reptiles like gharial, mugger, crocodile, fresh water turtles, poisonous and non-poisonous snakes etc.
The place is ideal of boating, angling and other adventure sports. A research and conservation unit was established at Tikarpada(close to the gorge during 1995 for rearing of gharials. So far 38 species of mammals, 128 species of birds, 27 species of reptiles, 4 species of amphibians and 183 species of fish have been recorded in the sanctuary. Tikarpada is connected to N.H. 42 at Badakera (10 Kms. from Angul) through a motorable road of 48 Km. length.
Talcher on the right bank of Brahmani, the capital of the erstwhile Talcher State is one of the fastest growing industrial and mining complexes of the country. The coal based thermal power plant (470MW) at the Talcher Thermal, Heavy Water plant of Atomic Energy Commission at Vikrampur, 7 nos. of underground mines and 3 nos. of open cast mines located in and around Talcher have greatly enhanced the importance of this place. Another attraction of the place is the Rani Park, which extends over an area of 64 square KM. Once this place was very famous for its varied flora and fauna. A rock cut Bishnu lying in sleeping posture at the left bank of Brahmani in Saranga village of Dhenkanal district is only 4 KM away from Talcher. Talcher is 150 KM away from Bhubaneswar and 20 KM away from Angul . N.H. 23 passes through Talcher.
RENGALI DAM :-
A Rengali dam has been constructed across the river Brahmani at Rengali. One Hydro-electric power project of 120MW capacity has been installed here. It is about 85 KM from Angul . Located on NH-250 , it is a quite place for outing.