Tourist Places in Rourkela

Places to Visit in Rourkela

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Green Park, Rourkela
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Park
Green Park, which is spread over an area of 910542 sq m, in Sector 8, is well-known for its rich flora. Read More »
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Vaishno Devi Temple, Rourkela
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Place of Worship
Vaishno Devi Temple, situated on top of a small hill, houses the beautiful idols of Maa Kali, Maa Saraswati and Maa Lakshmi that were found on the hilltop in 2000. The construction of this temple was completed in 2003 and it is a complete replica of the original temple of Vaishno Devi, located at... Read More »
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Ushakothi, Rourkela
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Heritage Site
Ushakothi, which is also known as Badrama Sanctuary, houses a diverse range of flora and fauna. Tourists can have a sight of animals like leopards, panthers, elephants, tigers, sloth bears, gaur, chital, sambar, nilgai and many more. This sanctuary covers an area of around 130 sq km and it is one... Read More »
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Indira Gandhi Park, Rourkela
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Park
Indira Gandhi Park is spread over an area of 42 acres of land. A beautiful view of a variety of flowers, doll museum, grass meadow, aquarium and a mini zoo in the park can be enjoyed. This zoo provides the facility of train for travelling around in the park. The park also has a Japanese garden,... Read More »
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Mandira Dam, Rourkela
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Dam
Mandira Dam was constructed between 1957 and 1959 by Hirakud Project Authority. The dam has been made at the point where the river enters a gorge, surrounded by hills. It was built in order to store and supply water to Rourkela Steel Plant, situated few kilometres from the dam. Read More »
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Vedavyas, Rourkela
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Religious Place
Vedavyas, which is considered as a tirtha is located, close at the confluence of rivers Koel, Saraswati and Shankha, is a few kilometres from Rourkela. It is also known for its Gurukula and Vedic Ashram system of education. It is believed that this was the place where Epic Mahabharata was... Read More »
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Hanuman Vatika, Rourkela
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Place of Worship
Hanuman Vatika is an important sightseeing spot in the region, which houses a 75 ft tall Hanuman idol, built by Sri Laxmana Swami. This place also has a huge temple complex, which covers an area of 13 acres. Bata Mangala Mandir, Manas Parayana Sharala and Vinayaka Mandir are some of the other... Read More »
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Nehru Traffic Park, Rourkela
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Park
Nehru Traffic Park was opened to the public in 1985 and consists of a beautiful gallery for children. This park showcases different items to make people aware of the traffic rules. Read More »
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Darjeeng, Rourkela
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Darjeeng, which is a well known picnic spot, is located few kilometres from the main town. This spot is situated on the banks of River Brahmani and there is also a beautiful gorge located close to this place. Read More »
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Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Rourkela
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Place of Worship
Laxmi Narayan Mandir is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi Mata and is visited by a huge number of devotees and tourists. Read More »
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Khandadhar Falls, Rourkela
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Water Fall
Khandadhar Falls is the highest waterfall in the Indian state of Orissa and fourth highest in India. The waterfall is created by a perennial Korapani Nala that flows here all the time and is surrounded by dense forest. Read More »
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Joranda Falls, Rourkela
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Water Fall
Joranda Falls is a 150 m high waterfall, which is located in the heart of a wildlife reserve. Tourists can opt for buses and taxis in order to reach this attraction. Read More »
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Barehipani Falls, Rourkela
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Water Fall
Barehipani Falls, which is situated in the middle of the Simipal National Park, is the second highest waterfall in the country. It is located on the banks of river Budhabalanga. The height of this waterfall is around 399 m and originates from Budhabalanga River. Joranda Falls, located close to... Read More »
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Badaghagra Falls, Rourkela
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Water Fall
Badaghagra Falls is one of the important tourist attractions, which falls down from a height of 200 ft. The main source of this waterfall is the Ghaghara River, which adds to the beauty of this waterfall. This place also provides opportunities for activities like trekking and hiking. Read More »
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Duduma Falls, Rourkela
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Water Fall
Duduma Falls is also known as Mastsya Tirtha and it originates from Machhakund River. The waterfall is the major source of water for the Machhakund Hydro-Electric Project. It is among the highest waterfalls in South India and got its name from a nearby town of Matsya Kunda. Duduma Falls is 157... Read More »
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Hatipathar Falls, Rourkela
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Water Fall
Hatipathar Falls draws its name from the two words that are Hathi, which means an elephant and Pathar, meaning a boulder. This waterfall is a part of Nagavali River and flows through a deep cut valley. The State Highway 10 connects this sightseeing spot with the Rourkela town.   Read More »
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Mrig Vihar, Rourkela
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Theme Park
Mrig Vihar is a popular attraction and houses numerous deer and is located close to the famous Jubilee Park. Travellers can also have a view of beautiful musical fountains, situated at this place.   Read More »
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Harishankar Falls, Rourkela
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Water Fall
Harishankar Falls are located on the Southern slope of the Gandhamardhan hill and is a famous spot of Rourkela. The temple of Harishankar is situated close to this waterfall and sees influx of large devotees. This temple is dedicated to god Hari and Shankar and offers a perfect sacred spot for... Read More »
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Pitamahal Dam, Rourkela
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 19
Places to Visit in Rourkela
  • Type: Dam
Pitamahal Dam is located at a distance of 22.3 km from Rourkela. The construction of the dam was completed in 1978 across Pitamahal River, which is a tributary of Sankha River. Read More »
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