Places to see in Nabarangpur District

The natural beauty of Nabarangpur attracts many tourists.

Nabarangpur district of Orissa is a tourist place because of it's natural beauty, green forests, river and hills.

Places to see in Nabarangpur

Podagada Fort

Podagada fort is situated at a distance of 52 km from Nabarangpur town. This fort is ruined and the remaining of the fort is an interest for the history lovers. Brahmi scripts of Nala Dynasty ( 4th century) are found here. The archeology of the place also attractive. The deep forests surround the fort. Military Base and soldier camps are also another interest for tourists.

Gosein Dorah Water Fall

Water fall in Nabarangpur

This beautiful natural fall is situated at a distance of about 80 km from Nabarangpur town. The hills and forests of this place have a scenic view and is a suitable place for trekking.

Bhaskel Reservoir

This is built over river Bhaskel. This is a beautiful picnic spot with a natural surrounding.

Sahid Minar

The Sahid Minar is situated at Papadahandi, at a distance of 12 km from Nabarangpur. Papadahandi is a beautiful place surrounded with forests and the river Toori also flows here. There is also a 'Shahid Smruti Stambha' located at this place. There is also a 'Deer Park' at this place which attracts tourists.


There are four Dams in Nabarangpur district.

Deopali Dam
Podagad Dam
Khatiguda Dam
Indravati Dam

Khatiguda Dam

These dams are surrounded by the beauty of nature and are ideal picnic spots.


There are some famous temples to visit in Nabarangpur. These are -

Maa Bhandargharani Temple
Kelia Temple - Temple of Lord Shiva
Jagannath Temple
Maa Pendrani Temple, Umerkote
Jagannathpur Temple (Origin of Maa Bhandargharani)

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