Upper Kolab, Jeypore, Odisha 764011, India
About Kolab Dam
This is agravity dam situated near Jaypore town in Koraput district. The dam impounds Kolab river which is a tributary of Godavari river. The majestic Kolab Reservoir generating Hydro Electric Power is situated here. There is also a beautiful garden and a small park surrounds the dam.
Attractions near Kolab Dam
It was established by King Veer Vikrama Dev in 1648-49CE. It served as the capital of the erstwhile Kingdom of Jeypore ruled by the kings of Sankara dynasty.
It is a pilgrim site situated in the Koraput district of Odisha. A limestone cave is there and its main attraction is the gigantic Shivalinga which is said to be increasing in size. Pilgrims from all over the country come here during the Sravana period because the yearly Bol Bam yatra is held at this place. Devotees walk to the Gupteshwar during Bol Bam yatra to bath in the maha kund, and then chant near the Shiva Linga.
This is an old Shiva temple located in the heart of sunabeda which is away from the sounds and rush of the city. The place is very caim and surrounded by forests and this temple is located on the top of a small hill.
Duduma Water Falls is situated on the border of Koraput and Visakhapatnam districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states respectively. The horsetail waterfall is 175 meters (574 ft) in height and is formed by the MACHHKUND river.
Deomali Hill is a mountain peak in the Chandragiri-Pottangi subrange of the Eastern ghats. It Surrounded by deep green forest, the peak is rich in flora and fauna. This hill range is rich in mineral resources such as bauxite, limestone and gemstones. Deomali is dotted with brooks and deep valleys, and inhabited by tribes such Kandhas, Parajas, Bhumia, Malis and Bhotias. It is not only a marvel for the tourists but also to the adventurous sports lovers for hang gliding, mountaineering and trekki
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