Rourkela Tourism

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Ak Mohapatra

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1 reviewPosted 2 years ago

Rourkela heaven for foodies

Rourkela very nice and cleanest place I ever saw, Rourkela also Known for Steel City. Rourkela Market is very affordable. Many thing are available in affordable price. The Places you must visit are Hanuman Vatika, IG park, Mandir Dam, Vaishno Devi and SAIL Plant (you have to arrange visiting license from a person who worked there).

Rourkela Food is Superb, You Can eat famous station side Chole bhature for rs 20 and also there some best restaurant available. - Ingenta one of them, their Bullet Chicken so Delicious, Also Don't forget to Visit MAX Bakery their hot dog and burger are top notch in the city, I am Foodie so i eat lot at Rorukela, Uditnagar Dahi Bara is famous Dahi bara in rourkela, Rourkela Barma Gupuchup is Best Gupchup in Rourkela Near Fertilizer.

Sail is very large, So It will take one full day to visit there. Go to Rourkela through Train only, as all Places which I mention is near Railway Station. I went their in winter and their much cold in RKL so don't forget to keep you Jacket, Sweater and Winter essential items

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Prafulla Pattanayak

Prafulla Pattanayakratingratingratingratingrating5.0/5

24 reviewsPosted 2 years ago

Clean city

Rourkela very nice and cleanest place I ever saw, Rourkela also known for Steel City. Rourkela market is very affordable. Many thing are available in affordable price. The places you must visit there is Mandira Dam, Pitamahal Dam, Kansbahal Dam, Khandadhar Waterfall, IG park/zoo, Koel river, Bramhani river and many more places to visit. And must visit the Jagannath Temple situated at Sec-03 which is one of the oldest temple of Rourkela. Very nice place.

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Rourkela Overview

History of Rourkela

The bustling town of Rourkela is situated in the Sundergarh district in Orissa. It is one of the leading industrial townships and has developed into the steel hub of India. Apart from the scenic beauty of this hilly area, it is completely in tune with the latest amenities available in a big city. Rourkela was a small tribal village before it gained prominence as the steel city of India. Rourkela means your home in Sadri, the tribal language of the Raulia tribe, who were the original inhabitants of the area.

Legends of deities and tribal are still entwined in the culture of Rourkela and the colorful heritage of the region still holds significance.Located in the Sundargarh district in Orissa, it is the second largest city and a modern industrial town that has been able to retain its natural beauty.

People and Culture of Rourkela

Surrounded by woody hills and on the confluence of rivers Bramhani, Koel and Sankha, Rourkela has emerged a beautiful town.It is known for its rich mineral deposits and came into limelight in 1955 with the establishment of Rourkela Steel Plant. Constructed in collaboration with Germany, the steel plant is owned by Steel Authority of India. As the center of industrial activities, Rourkela has promoted expansion of diverse industries around the town such as Kalunga, Rajgangpur and Kansbahal.