Sanaghagara and Badaghagara Waterfall, Kendujhar, Odisha, India | Travel | Tourism

Sanaghagara and badaghagara waterfall are twin and both you can see as they are merely situated at a distance of 3 km from each other.  Theses are the best tourism place we have in Kendujhar District and distance of only 9 km from district head quarter. Sanaghagara is the nearest one from town. These two waterfalls are on the small river Macha Kandan, small fall height is around 100 ft and big one of 200 ft.

When you plan to travel these waterfalls do not forget to visit Maa ghatagaon tarini. During visit to Maa Tarini temple, offer Cocunut and take blessing of maa.


Padmasini Temple of Padampur | Odisha Tourism |Travel | Places to See

At a distance of 70 Kms. from Jharsuguda, there is Hirakud reservoir on the left side of village Bhikampali.  Just at the point where the river Mahanadi leaves the than Madhya predesh and enters Orissa to pour in to the Hirakud reservoir, there was once a town called as “Padampur”.  The famous Sanskrit dramatist “Bhabahbhoti” was believed to be born here. Moreover, it is said that “Bajrajan’ Tantra marg of Buddhism took origin here.

Goddess Padmasini is the reigning deity of this town. The temple of “Padmashini’ was constructed in 7th century A.D. by a Chalukya king of South.  However the original temple had met decay and was believed to be reconstructed by the Chouhan king of Sambalpur in 16th century.  A look at the “Jagmohan’ of original temple reveals striking resemblance with architecture of the Chalukya era.

Padampur Odisha
Padampur Odisha

Even the stone statue of goddess Padmasini bears striking similarities with the style of the Chalukya period.  In the whole Orissa Padmasini Temple is a unique example of Chalukya art and architecture.  In 1956 Padampur town was submerged in Hirakud reservoir, but the deity has been shifted to a new temple at nearby ‘Pujaripali’.

Who had constructed the temple in the 7th century puzzles many historian & researchers often.

Tulasi Khetra – Kendrapada – Odisha |Tourism | Travel | Shopping

Kendrapada is one of the five holy Kshetras of Odisha. It houses the temple of Lord Baladeva Jeu in the heart of this Kshetra. The same rites and rituals of Lord Jagannath at Puri are generally followed here which makes Kendrapara equally attractive. It is only 95 Km away from the state capital Bhubaneswar. Literature like Brahama. Tantra written by Vedavyas and Padma Puran speak the glory of this place…

Baladev Jew Temple is situated in Ichhapur (Tulasi Khetra)
Baladev Jew Temple is situated in Ichhapur (Tulasi Khetra)

Dhenkanal is a rising city for odisha tourism

Dhenkanal is known for laxmi puja around the world. Anyone from our town living outside it, must come here during maa laxmi puja.

Dhenkanal comes under state of odisha in india which is like a tourist center in orissa due to having places like kapilash, saptasajya, joranda, paschimeswar and many more archaeological places.

Dhenkanal attract thousands of tourist each year. This is favorite among people because this is a centally located district of orissa.

Come here and explore beauty of dhenkanal.

kapilash, joranda, saptasajya, pachimeswar
Tour of Dhenkanal

Places to see and shopping at Cuttack

Whenever when one thinks of visiting “Cuttack” the 1st thing that comes up in their mind is Chandi Mandir. The temple is famous for the annual durga puja and kali puja festivals. Apart from this presiding diety temple, Dhabaleswar Island, Barabati Fort, Netaji Museum and Barabati Stadium are some of the prominent locations in Cuttack which should be visited by everyone.

Besides, Odisha State Maritime Museum has been set-up in Jobra has the unique distinction of being the only workshop, which catered to the requirement of three provinces of Bihar, Bengal and Odisha under the Bengal Presidency of British India.

Ravenshaw University
Ravenshaw University


Cuttack is a vibrant commercial centre and shopping hub of Odisha. It is known for its distinctive kinds of handicrafts and textiles. The city is famous for the silver filigree work which is used in making exquisite jewellery.

For those who want to buy traditional fabrics, the best option is the Government-run state emporia, where one can see an amazing variety of cotton and silk fabrics.

Malls like Vishal, Big Bazaar, Metro Bazar, Bazaar Kolkata, Fashion Bazaar and V2 serve as the hot point to shop for one roof mall lovers.

Dargha bazaar and Buxi Bazaar share the heart of variety shopping for the people of Cuttack. It is mandatory for people to visit all these places and know the real Cuttack and its beauty and charm.

Why You should visit Vellore atleast once

Vellore is a city in the Tamilnadu state of India. There are many places to see in this town which attracts tourist and shoppers from all over the world. This place is not far from Chennai and at a distance of 145 Km from the Madras.

This city also calls Fort city of Tamilnadu, Many buses run between Chennai and Vellore which you can book easily, you can take AC, Non-AC Volvo buses to visit here. We in India count this as an oldest survived town in South India. Many famous kings rule here and brought name and fame to this place.

Nearest Place to See near it:

  • Ratnagiri
  • Golden Mahalaxmi Temple
  • Fort
  • Govt Museum
  • Science Park
  • Vainu Bappu Telescope 
  • Amirthi Forest and Zoological Park
  • Sri Jalagandeeswarar Temple

Distance from Bhubaneswar to All Major Cities

Bhubaneswar is a well planned city and connected with all major towns and cities in Odisha, India. Bhubaneswar have own Airport where all major aeroplane companies have connection of flights, We have direct flights to all metros in India. As the city growing day by day, we definitely need more flights and trains to our BBSR city.

Bhubaneswar Railway Station
Bhubaneswar Railway Station

Distance from Bhubaneswar to all major cities in Odisha and India:

  • Berhampur – 170 Km
  • Cuttack – 21 Km
  • Puri – 60 Km
  • Konark – 40 Km
  • Khurda – 25 Km
  • Dhenkanal – 80 Km
  • Angul – 140 Km
  • Sambalpur – 298.5 km
  • Bargarh – 350 Km
  • Jharsuguda – 350 Km
  • Sundargarh – 380 Km
  • Rourkela – 350 Km
  • Phulbani – 220 Km
  • Koraput – 482 Km
  • Nuapatna – 80 Km
  • Kotpad – 545 Km

Bandhabahal Colony – Many Memories

Bandhabahal colony is known for MCL and cola mines, but it is a best place to live in from last 30 years. This place was a small village in 1980’s when MCL stat its operation here.

We do not have proper transport to the colony nor IB Thermal Power station was there. Now we have all standard bus services to all major cities in Odisha and the place have better market places, schools like DAV, shopping centers, police stations, clubs. Triveni and Indradhanush Club is best in Jharsuguda Area.

Bandhabahal now have best Medical facilities and other public services. Thanks to MCL to keep and maintain the town.

Jharsuguda Railway Station
Jharsuguda Railway Station

Maa Tarini Temple – Ghatagaon – Keonjhar – Odisha – India

Maa Tarini is one of the shakti pheeta and the chief preceding goddess of odisha culture.It is situated in keonjhar district and where maa tarini is situated that place is ghatagaon. Previous people beleive to shakti of natural things like to worship the river ,tree trunks and rocks .Now in rural areas people believe to the shakti of natural things. Maa tarini is always with a red face with two large eyes and a mark on the middle which indicates the tilak or nose.she is very similar to the goddess Kali of kallighat which is located in kolkata. The temple of maa is set on a sal tree,where she takes rest with full glory.

Maa Tarini Temple, Ghatgaon
Maa Tarini Temple, Ghatgaon

Millions of devotee come to visit the temple of maa tarini everyday. From previous period people believe that one coconut will fulfill their wishes. Every day the temple receives 15000 coconut from odisha or the neighbor place. Specially women come to this place by wearing beautiful cotton saree,or silk saree and give the pallu on the forehead to worship maa. On the time off dusshera it’s too crowdy place. Because the nine days maa tarini worship with a great way.
It is also a tourist place where people comes to see maa tarini and enjoy the picnic in the dense forest.It is the peace place where maa tarini is the truly embodiment of love,kindness and joy. The most important features of the worship of the mother in the temple is that there is no priest or brahmin to worship maa. On this temple puja is offred by dehuri.
If you hold a coconut in your hand and tell them to send the coconut to ghatagaon anyway the coconut will send to ghatagaon.You can reach the place by road regular bushes,or by the air and train. But in train or air you have to reach bhubaneswar then you can reach to keonjhar by bus or personal van. Maa tarini temple is just 45kms from keonjhar.