Mandira Dam, Kuarmunda, Odisha 770039, India
About Mandira Dam
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.
Attractions near Mandira Dam
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.
Ram Rekha Dham is a holy place located 28 km from Simdega in Ranchi. As per legends Lord Ram, Sitadevi and Lord Laxman stayed here for some days during their fourteen years' exile. This temple in a picturesque spot on a hill attracts many tourists. The temple inside a bowed cave has the idols of Lord Ram, Sitadevi, Lord Laxman, Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva. The archeological survey department has unearthed some items like Agni Kund, Charan Paduka, Sita Chulha and Gupt Gaya. You can visit this Dha
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.
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.
Gonasika Temple is surrounded by picturesque green valleys and up rolling hills of varying colour is famous for pilgrimage centre. The famous temple of Brahmeswar Mahadev is established by the side of river Baitarni by Creator Brahma himself . Perennial river Baitarni is originated here through two nostrils of a cow. As a strange to tourists, the river soon goes underground and re-emerges to be collected inside Brahma Kunda for which it is known as Guptaganga.
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