Places to see in Jharsuguda District

Jharsuguda is a beautiful place. The natural sceneries and historical forts attract tourists to this place.

Tourist place in Jharsuguda

Ramchandi Temple

Ramchandi Temple is a famous Shakti Peetha of Orissa. The temple is located in a cave, about 10 km away from the Jharsuguda town. People from all over Orissa and other places come to worship Maa Ramchandi here.

Kolabira Fort

Kolabira fort is situated on the bank of the river 'Telen. The distance of the fort from Jharsuguda town is about 17 km. The Kolabira Fort has historical importance. The history of the fort is associated with the Jamindars of Kolabira and the kingdom of 14th and 15th century.

Ulapgarh Hill Forts

Ulapgarh fort, Jharsuguda

The ruins of the Ulapgarg Hill Fort are seen near the village 'Ulap', located at about 20 km from Jharsuguda. The fort was constructed over the large plain surface of a 100t feet high hill known as 'Maheswar Pahad'. It is said that, the kings of 'Naja' dynasty used this fort as a residential place.

Bikramkhol Rock Painting

Bikramkhol cave is located near the village 'Banjari', 25 km away from Jharsuguda. There is a dense forest and ancient people were living in this place. The holes in the cave can be seen, where the ancient people used to keep grains and other foods. Some scripts and painting are seen on the walls of the cave.

Jhadeswar Temple

This famous temple is located in a forest near Jharsuguda town. Lord Shiva is worshiped in this temple and it is believed that the Shivalingam worshiped here is self appearing. The place is also a beautiful picnic spot due to it's natural beauty and the beautiful garden located near the temple. Large number of people gather here during the Shivratri' festival.

Koilighugar Waterfall

Koilighughar waterfall, Jharsuguda

The Koilighughar waterfall is at a distance of 55 km from Jharsuguda town. There is a forest here and the water falls from a height of 200 ft, giving the place a beautiful natural scenery. There is a Shivalingam known as 'Maheswarnath' inside the fall, submerged in the water, not visible easily, sometimes seen under sunlight reflection.


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