Tourist Places in Rourkela

Places to Visit in Rourkela

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Rourkela Average Rating - 5.4/7 1 based on 293 Ratings

Rourkela is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Delhi. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Rourkela is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Rourkela are February, March, October, November, December. There are 13 tourist places in Rourkela, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Rourkela can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Rourkela for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Rourkela Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Rourkela, browse through photos & pictures, explore Rourkela using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Rourkela, which are great places to visit, are Mrig Vihar, Badaghagra Falls, Duduma Falls, Harishankar Falls, Green Park. Rourkela can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Rourkela Tourist Places



  • Type: Water Fall
Khandadhar Falls, Rourkela
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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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  • Type: Park
Green Park, Rourkela
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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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  • Type: Place of Worship
Vaishno Devi Temple, Rourkela
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Heritage Site
Ushakothi, Rourkela
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Vedavyas, Rourkela
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Water Fall
Joranda Falls, Rourkela
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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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  • Type: Water Fall
Barehipani Falls, Rourkela
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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,... Read More »
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  • Type: Water Fall
Badaghagra Falls, Rourkela
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Water Fall
Duduma Falls, Rourkela
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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.... Read More »
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  • Type: Theme Park
Mrig Vihar, Rourkela
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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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  • Type: Water Fall
Harishankar Falls, Rourkela
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Picnic Spot
Darjeeng, Rourkela
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Ranked 12 of 13
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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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  • Type: Water Fall
Hatipathar Falls, Rourkela
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Ranked 13 of 13
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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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