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Mukteshwar Temple
Different cultures of India Place in Odisha

Mukteshwar Temple the Gems of Odisha Architecture

Mukteshwar Temple is a land of breathtaking landscapes, magnificent temples, and lakes.  Odisha has famous temples such as Sun Temple, Jagannath Temple, and Mukteshwar Temple which are among the finest and most beautiful. The temple is a splendid structure as the Gems of Odisha Architecture”.   This is a major tourist attraction. It belongs to the …

Odisha hirakud dam
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Odisha hirakud dam one of the Ramsar site in India

Hirakud Dam world’s longest dam is located in Sambalpur in the state of Odisha.  The Hirakud Dam built on the Mahanadi River is the longest man-made dam in the world and one of India’s first major multipurpose river valley projects.  The lake of the dam is Hirakud Reservoir, which is also an important tourist attraction.  …

Different cultures of India Place in Odisha

Dhauligiri or Peace Pagda of Odisha

Shanti Stupa  Dhauligiri is also known as  Peace Pagda.  Dhauligiri is 7 km from Bhubaneswar.  When a person travels from Bhubaneswar to Puri, they look for a Shanti stupa.  The word “shanti” in the name itself suggests peace.   King Ashoka set out on the path of peace and tranquility and converts to Buddhism. and …

Mandira dam
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Mandira Dam over the Shankh River

Mandira Dam is the most famous tourist destination in Rourkela.  The dam was built between 1957 and 1959 by the Hirakud Project Authority.  The place is very beautiful.  Here, the Shanha River flows in a narrow gorge.  The surrounding mountains also add to the beauty of the place.  The purpose of the dam’s construction was …