Odisha - 27 Destinations You Must Visit
The ancient kingdom of Kalinga, which was invaded by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka in 261 BCE resulting in the Kalinga War, coincides with the borders of modern-day Odisha.
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List of Destinations in Odisha
Dhenkanal district is one of the centrally located districts in Odisha. Dhenkanal District is very much famous for its fairs and festivals. GajaLaxmi Puja is a very much popularly known festival to be celebrated in the District. A racing competition is held among the bullocks and prizes are awarded to the owners at the time of the festival.
Jharsuguda is a popular tourist destination and its cultural heritage. There are several places like historical importance, waterfall, and picnic spots.
Kendrapara District is situated in the Central Coastal plain zone of Odisha. Epics unveil the fact that Lord Balram killed Kandrasura here. Then he married his daughter Tulasi and settled here. Since then the place is known as Kendrapara.
District Keonjhar is situated in the northern part of Orissa. It is neighboured by Mayurbhanj District, Balasore District and Bhadrak District to the east, Jajpur District to the south, Dhenkanal District, Anugul District and Sundargarh District to the west, and West Singhbhum District to the north.