Gudguda Waterfall - Things to Know Before Visiting
Sambalpur, Odisha 768227, India
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About Gudguda Waterfall
Gudguda, one of the most beautiful Picnic Spot. Though Gudguda comes under Sambalpur District, Many peoples flock this place from neighboring towns like Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur and even Rourkela too. This place is fully covered with dense forest. As soon as you are about to enter the spot, you can find many Mango and Lichi Orchards on both side of the roads. You can also hear chirping of birds, gushing sound of waterfall etc.
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Amidst thick jungles, Khandadhar is a glittering waterfall created by a perennial rivulet called Korapani Nala within a few km. of its origin. 244 meters in height it is said to be the highest waterfall in Odisha. It looks like a sword that's why it named as khanda Dhara waterfall.
Mandira Dam is located near Kansbahal in Sundergarh district. Construction of the dam began after 1957. The dam displaced 2400 families and only 843 were resettled. The reservoir offers boating facilities for tourists and the nearest railway station is located in Kansbahal on the Howrah-Mumbai main line of South Eastern Railway. Rourkela is the closest junction station.
This dam is constructed across the Brahmani river. The reservoir formed by the dam is the second largest reservoir in Odisha, with 37,840 hectares at full level and 28,000 hectares at mean level.
Shree Shree Samaleswari, the presiding deity of Sambalpur, is a strong religious force in western part of Orissa and Chhattisgarh state of India. On the bank of the river Mahanadi the mother goddess Samaleswari is worshipped from ancient times as Jagatjanani, Adishakti, Mahalaxmi and Mahasaraswati.
Handibhanga Waterfall stands as a popular waterfall and a major source of tourism in Odisha. Flowing down from a height of 30 m, this waterfall is also a loved picnic spot in Odisha where travellers come and rejuvenate themselves with the sound of the splashing water.
the longest earthen dam of the world stands in its lone majesty across the great river Mahanadi, which drains an area of 1,33,090 Sq.Kms., more than twice the area of Shrilanka. The bulk of Hirakud dam contains earth, concrete and masonry materials sufficient to make a road 8 metres wide and pave it from Kanyakumari to Kashmir and Amritsar to Dibrugarh in Assam. From horizon to horizon the resorvoir forms the largest artificial lake in Asia with an area of 746 Sq.Kms.
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Famous for its Sambalpuri Saree, the Sambalpur District is the western part of the state of Odisha. The District of Sambalpur has a history full of events including Indian freedom struggle representing the different sections of the society. Sambalpur is mentioned in the book of Ptomely as Sambalaka on the river Manada.