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Hirakud Dam is the longest and one of the largest reservoirs of the world. Built on River Mahanadi, the engineering marvel is a source of power generation in the country. Along with power generation, the largest artificial lake in Asia...Read more on Hirakud Dam

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Hirakud Dam, Hirakud
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Hirakud Dam is the longest and one of the largest reservoirs of the world. Built on River Mahanadi, the engineering marvel is a source of power generation in the country. Along with power generation, the largest artificial lake in Asia provides irrigation to the region.... Read More »
"Good place to visit"Mar 17, 2016 "Asia's longest Dam"Jan 25, 2016
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Ghanteswari Temple, Hirakud
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Ghanteswari Temple is one of the most revered sites in the region of Sambalpur. The shrine derived its name from innumerable bells featuring in the temple. This shrine also served as a navigator in the past. One of the attractions of the site is the conglomeration of... Read More »
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Leaning Temple of Lord Shiva, Hirakud
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Leaning Temple of Lord Shiva at Huma, one of the well known worship shrines, is positioned in the midst of Sal, Segun, Akshmani, Dudhra and Palash. The shrine houses Lord Vimaleshwar, a manifestation of Lord Shiva. Highlight of the shrine is a lean of 5 to 6 degrees towards... Read More »
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Budharaja Temple, Hirakud
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Budharaja Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the most revered sites of the region. Featuring the sculpture of Budharaja, a manifestation of Lord Shiva, it is worshipped by devotees at the shrine. Perched atop the Budharaja hill, travellers can advance... Read More »
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