Kandhamal District :: Introduction
Phulbani ,the headquarter of Kandhamal district, has variety of attractions with a rich Tribal culture. Balaskumpa, 18 km from phulbani houses goddess Barala Devi .Putudi is a place of natural beauty having a charming waterfall . Chakapada is renowned for the Temple of Lord Birupaksha and the leaning trees on the river Brutunga. Charisambhu, otherwise known as Jagati, has the temple of Lord Charisambhu Ananta Vishnu. Daringi badi, nick named as the Kashmir of Orissa , is an ideal Summer Resort . Amidst dence forests ,Belghar is a place for viewing colourful wildlife, especially elephants.
............Balaskumpa, Belghar, Chakapada, Daringibadi and Putudi etc are the places of tourist interest.
Chakapada : It is situated at a distance of 60 kms from Phulbani. It is famous for Lord Birupakhya temple .
Putudi : It is situated at a distance of 15 km from Phulbani .It is famous for the picturesque waterfall.
Puruna-cuttack : It is situated at a distance of 40kms from phulbani. It is famous for Goddess Bhairabi temple .
Daringibadi : It is called the Kashmir of Orissa. It is a hill station surrounded by dense forest.
Chari sambhu : This place is famous for Bishnu temple.
General Information About Kandhamal District
|Head quarter||Phulbani||Vidhnasabha seats||3|
|1. Phulabani sadar
2. Baliguda sadar