Saturday, February 13, 2010

Famous Places of Sambalpur Districtof Odisha ( Orissa) See Word Famous Dam on River Mahanadi, Ancient Temples, Historical Places, Wild Life Sanctuary

Map of Sambalpur district of Orissa

Sambalpur District

Sambalpur has a total area of 6,657 sq km. As per the 2001 census, the district has a total population of 9,35,613 and a sex ratio of 969 females for every 1000 males. With an agro-climatic condition the district earns revenue from farming activities. Hirakund Dam Project is one of the prominent developments in the agricultural sector of Sambalpur. Hirakund Dam, Cattle Island, leaning temple of Lord shiva and Hatibari is considered as some of the major appeals of the district.

Sambalpur: The Gateway to Western Orissa, World Famous Sambalpuri Songs, Tye and Dye Art of Weaving Style on Sambalpuri Saree and many more unique life style. Visit Sambalpur
Visit Samaleswari Temple See Video

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Hirakud: 15 km. from Sambalpur. The world's longest multi-purpose Dam is situated here. Gandhi minar and Jawahar minar are constructed on the top of two hills.

Huma: It is situated at a distance of 21 km from Sambalpur. It is famous for Shiva temple and its architectral exalency as its a leaning Temple of Orissa.

Samaleswari Temple: Maa Samaleswari temple is the famous temple of Sambalpur town as well as state. The temples of are like Liakhai, Madanmohan, Satyabadi, Bariha, Brahampura, Dadhibamana, Timini and Gopalji Revals the influence of Vaishnava tradition in Sambalpur.

Ushakothi: 45km from Sambalpur town is Ushakothi wildlife sanctuary. Rock cut paintings can be seen in the Ushakothi cave.

Bells Galore,
Ghanteshwari: 33 kms from Sambalpur and on the bank of river Mahanadi, the temple of Goddess Ghanteswari is situated here. The specialty of this temple area is, thousands of bells hanging all around, the only place of its kind in Orissa. This temple is situated near Chiplima Hydro Power Station in Sambalpur district. Visit Ghanteswariissa Tourism, Jobs in Sambalpur, Real Estate in Sambalpur, Hotels in Sambalpur, Sambalpusa, Chiplima: A combination of both Hirakud Dam and Huma Temple is Chiplima, about 37 Kms from Sambalpur. Natural fall (24.38 meters In height) is worth a visit.See Video

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