Harishankar Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting
Sub Division, Harishankar, Patnagarh, Odisha 767028, India
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About Harishankar Temple
Harishankar, a place of pilgrimage with uncommon scenic charms. A perennial stream bursting into droplets rushes on its hard granite bed to form cascades at different stages. As a cool resort in the lap of nature, Harishankar is a ideal place for the heat of the summer season.
Attractions Near Harishankar Temple
Nrusinghanath is a famous visiting place of the district which belongs to the Borasambar Kingdom of the past now known as the Padampur Sub-division. It is 150 kms far from the district headquarters.The temple of Sri Sri Nrusinghanath is situated at the bottom of the Gandhamardan Mountain which is approximately 3234 feet high. Baijaldev, the 8th Chouhan King of Patna had built the temple. An inscription on one of the stone walls of the temple speaks of the history related to its construction.
It is a nice spot in the bosom of nature with a perennial spring, the water of which is considered as sacred as that of the holy Ganges. Local people perform their obsequies in the downstream. Legend would have it that Rama, Laxman and Sita visited the spot during their exile where Sita felt thirsty. Laxman pierced the ground with his arrow occasioning the birth of the spring. On the day of solar eclipse and lunar eclipse. People here gather in large number to take their bath in the holy water.
A waterfall situated in the beautiful locales of thick vegetation. The falls are surrounded by lush greenery which makes it a perfect location to have a family picnic. Trekking and Adventure lovers can explore this area.
Girivilas Palace is an old palace with many memories. There is a good museum here with good collections. The place is very well maintained and it feels very calm and quiet here. This place is a package of history.
A famous temple in Chhattisgarh located in the Chandrapur town and is located in serene surroundings. so many devotees visit this temple every day due to their beliefs. there is a huge idol of Chandrahasini in this temple which shows light to the architectural beauty of Chhattisgarh.
A famous tourist attraction which was a paradise for nature enthusiasts which was established in 1974 and keeping the natural beauty throughout for many more years. Trekking area, adventure and more. A secure place for the endangering wildlife varieties and a place to study about them and their habitat.
Where is Harishankar Temple
Discover More Attractions in Balangir, Where Harishankar Temple Is Located
. The name Balangir is said to have been derived from Balaramgarh, a fort built here in the 16th Century by Balram Deo, the 19th Raja of Balangir and founder of Sambalpur kingdom.