Places to See in Koraput District

Koraput district of Orissa is a beautiful place to visit as it is full of natural sceneries, hills waterfalls, sight seeing etc.

Koraput District is one of tourist places of Orissa. The place reflects history and culture of Orissa. Koraput is well known for it's scenic view and tribal people.

Places to See In Koraput, Orissa

Gupteswar Temple, Koraput, Orissa

This is a famous temple of the area. This is actually a cave of a hill inside which a large shrine of Lord Shiva (Siva Lingam) is situated. The meaning of 'Gupteswar' is 'Hidden God'. The Gupteswar Temple is located on the bank of the river 'Kalab'. This is a very beautiful place. The river flows in the hill area and the surroundings with trees and plants give a scenic view of the place. Many devotees gather in this place during the 'Maha Shivaratri' festival.

Jeypore, Koraput, Orissa

Jeypore is an important place of Koraput and also the largest town of the district. In Jeypore, Old Forts and some other historical places are there to visit. Worship places of many religions are found in Jeypore. There is Church, Gurudwara and also Mosque in Jeypore. Among Hindu temples, Maa Kali Temple, Jagannath Temple, Neelakantheswara temple and Siridi sai Baba temple are famous ones.

There is a large water tank in Jeypore, known as Jagannath Sagar which is a suitable place for water sports and boating.

Duduma Waterfall, Koraput, Orissa

This is a very beautiful waterfall located in Machkund, Koraput . It falls from a height of about 175 metres. The place is also known as 'Matsya Tirtha'. The green hills and the surrounding has a panoramic view. The place is also famous as a beautiful picnic spot. The village 'Ankadeli' (3 km from Duduma) attracts the tourists for the village market where forest products are sold by tribal village people.

Sabara Shrikhetra, Kotaput, Orissa

There is a beautiful Jagannath Temple located on a hilltop in Koraput which is known as 'Sabara Shrikhetra'. This is a famous temple and many peoples come daily to visit the temple. 'Rathyatra' festival of Lord Jagannath is celebrated here and thousands people. gather during the occasion.

Museums in Koraput, Orissa

There is a Tribal museum which is located behind the famous Jagannath Temple in Koraput. In this museum, things related to tribal people, tribal culture, tribal history, lifestyle of tribal people etc. are displayed.

There is another Government Museum which is located inside the campus of Town Hall, Koraput. The museum displays handicrafts other craft works and antiques. Most of other things displayed in the museum are related to Jain Religion.

Kolab Dam, Koraput, Orissa

There is a water reservoir built over the Kolab river and a Hydro-Electricity Plant is located there. Tourists visit this place to enjoy it's scenic view. This is a beautiful place for boating and enjoying picnics.

Daman Jodi, Koraput, Orissa

The place is famous for having Assia's biggest Aluminium Factory, NALCO, Damanjodi.
There are high peak hills in Damanjodi, with natural beauty and also a suitable place for trekking.

Jain Monastery, Koraput, Orissa

There are some remains of an old Jain Monastery found in a small roadside village near Nandapur, Koraput. There is a big statue of 'Lord Mahavir' in this place.

Maliguda, Koraput, Orissa

Maliguda is a small beautiful village, ideal spot for picnics. the place is 35 km away from Jeypore town. Nature is at it's best with forest, hills, green area and fresh air in Maliguda. There is a broad gauge railway tunnel in this place. Maliguda Tunnel is India's highest broad gauge railway tunnel.

Information For Tourists Visiting Koraput, Orissa - Where To Contact

Address of Koraput Tourism Office, Govt. Of Orissa

Tourist Officer
Tourist Complex, Near Station Circuit House
Koraput, Orissa - 764020

Telephone Number - 06852-250318, 9437432361


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