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Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Sundargarh

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Check out these top 10 places to visit in Sundargarh district and plan a significant vacation with your family or friends this year. The best tourist places in Sundargarh are listed below with complete information (How to Reach, Best Time to Visit, Things to Do, Nearest Attraction and many more details)

If you are interested then take a good look at this list of the famous places to visit near Sundargarh and pick the best ones for your vacation.

Best Places to Visit Near Sundargarh

  • Khandadhar Waterfall
  • Hanuman Vatika
  • Indira Gandhi Park
  • Mandira Dam
  • Vedvyas Temple
  • Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir Rourkela
  • PitaMahal Dam
  • Sarafgarh Dam
  • Deer Park
  • Samleswari Mandir

1. Khandadhar Waterfall, Sundargarh

The Khandadhar Falls is located at Nandapani, Bonaigarh in Sundargarh district in the Indian state of Odisha. It is the 12th highest waterfall in India and 2nd highest waterfall in Odisha. The height of Khandadhar Fall is 244 meter.

Things to do at Khandadhar Waterfall: Enjoy the view of nature and waterfall

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Khandadhar Waterfall: October to February

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Distance from Sundargarh: 177.3 km

Nearest Attraction:  Khandadhar Trekking Way, Khandadhar Nature Camp

2. Hanuman Vatika, Rourkela, Sundargarh

Hanuman Vatika, or the garden belonging to Lord Hanuman, is situated in Civil Township, Rourkela. The garden houses one of the World’s tallest statue of Hanuman.

Hanuman Vatika a very peaceful place showcase the History and Culture of Odisha. You will find all type of facilities like shops, Food & Breakfast, Washroom facility, Hall and Meeting places and much more.

Things to do at Hanuman Vatika: It’s a peaceful place with a no. of temples of different deities

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Hanuman Vatika: January to December

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Distance from Sundargarh: 91.1 km

Nearest Attraction:  Indira Gandhi Park, Vedvyas Temple, Vaishnao Devi Temple, Deer Park

3. Indira Gandhi Park, Rourkela, Sundargarh

IG Park is the best attraction in the steel city, Rourkela. It consist of a variety of children’s playgrounds, a small zoo, a boating pond and a musical fountain.

Things to do at Indira Gandhi Park: Park, children’s playgrounds, a small zoo, boating pond and musical fountains.

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Indira Gandhi Park: January to December

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Distance from Sundargarh: 96.2 km

Nearest Attraction:  Vedvyas Temple, Vaishnao Devi Temple, Deer Park, Khandadhar Waterfall

4. Mandira Dam, Sundargarh

Mandira dam is located near Kansbahal in Sundergarh district, Odisha, India. It is built across Sankh river, located 16 km upstream from Mandira. The water from the dam is used for Rourkela Steel Plant. Construction of the dam began after 1957.

Things to do at Mandira Dam: Dam view, Photoshoot, Picnic, Nature view.

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Mandira Dam: January to December

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Distance from Sundargarh: 80 km

Nearest Attraction:  Vedvyas Temple, Vaishnao Devi Temple, Deer Park, PitaMahal Dam, Kansbahal Dam, Khandadhar Waterfall

5. Vedvyas Temple, Sundargarh

Vedvyas Temple (Lord Shiva Temple) a holy place for Hindu devotees, is situated in the Sundargarh District, near Rourkela city. Vedvyas is famous for the confluence of 3 rivers and in Sanskrit, a confluence of 3 rivers is referred to as Triveni Sangam.

Things to do at Vedvyas Temple: Lord Shiva worship, Sightseeing, Confluence of 3 rivers (Triveni Sangam)

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Vedvyas Temple: January to December

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Distance from Sundargarh: 86.1 km

Nearest Attraction: Vaishnao Devi Temple, Hanuman Vatika, IG Park, Deer Park, Mandira Dam, PitaMahal Dam, Khandadhar Waterfall

6. Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir Rourkela, Sundargarh

Vaishnodevi Temple at Rourkela is a replica of the original Temple of Vaishnodevi of Jammu (Trikuta Hills) and is situated on the top of the Durgapur Hill facing towards Rourkela Steel Plant. Bhairabanath Temple is situated near Vaishodevi Temple on the hill. In 2007, the Temple of Goddess Durga, located on the top of the hill, was opened for visitors. During Durga Puja, in the spring and autumn seasons, the Navaratri Festival is celebrated, hundreds of Hindu worshippers come here.

Things to do at Vaishnodevi Temple: Goddess Durga worship, Sightseeing, aerial view of Rourkela

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Vedvyas Temple: January to December

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Distance from Sundargarh: 96.4 km

Nearest Attraction: Vedvyas Temple, Hanuman Vatika, IG Park, Deer Park, Mandira Dam, PitaMahal Dam, Khandadhar Waterfall

7. PitaMahal Dam, Sundargarh

Pitamahal Dam is constructed on Brahmani river located near village Balanda of Kuarmunda Tahasil in Sundargarh District. Pitamahal Dam is situated at a distance of 20 km from Rourkela town. Pitamahal Dam is a highly popular picnic spot near Rourkela.

Things to do at Pitamahal Dam: Picnic, Photoshoot, Dam View

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Pitamahal Dam: October to February

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Distance from Sundargarh: 85.2 km

Nearest Attraction: Vedvyas Temple, Hanuman Vatika, IG Park, Deer Park, Mandira Dam, Vaishnodevi Mandir, Khandadhar Waterfall

8. Sarafgarh Dam, Sundargarh

Sarafgarh Dam is constructed on Ichha River, located near village Badhunjharia of Sundargarh District. Sarafgarh Dam is situated at a distance of 37.6 km from Sundargarh Town. Sarafgarh Dam is a highly popular picnic spot near Sundargarh & Jharsuguda.

Things to do at Sarafgarh Dam: Picnic, Photoshoot, Dam View, Eco- Village and Nature Camp

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Sarafgarh Dam: October to February

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Distance from Sundargarh: 37.6 km

Nearest Attraction: Sarafgarh Nature Camp, Bhedibahal waterfall, Tinkuda, Koilighughar waterfall, Ranibuda waterfall

9. Deer Park, Rourkela, Sundargarh

Deer Park is one of the top tourist attractions in Rourkela. It is built by the Steel Authority of India Limited in sector- 8, Rourkela.

Things to do at Sarafgarh Dam: Urban park featuring walking trails, flower gardens, play equipment & a small deer enclosure.

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Sarafgarh Dam: January to December

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Distance from Sundargarh: 85.4 km

Nearest Attraction: IG Park, Vedvyas Temple, Vaishnao Devi Temple, Mandira Dam, Khandadhar Waterfall

10. Samleswari Mandir, Sundargarh

Samleswari Mandir (Maa Samalei Temple) a holy place for Hindu devotees, is situated in the heart of Sundargarh town, near Jagganath Temple and Rajbati.

Things to do at Samleswari Mandir: Goddess Samalei worship, Lord Jagannath Temple, Radhe Krishna Temple, IB river bank, King’s Palace

Ideal for: Family, Friends

Trip duration: 1 Day

Best time to visit Samleswari Mandir: January to December

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Distance from Sundargarh: 1 km

Nearest Attraction: Lord Jagannath Temple, Radhe Krishna Temple, IB river bank, King’s Palace, Gayatri mandir, Satsang Vihar