Culture & Heritage

SNo. Name Of the Place Description Location
1 Nahariya Baba The Nahariya Baba Temple, a temple dedicated to Hanuman. SITUATED AT : DISTRICT HEAD QUARTER
2 VISHNU MANDIR The Vishnu Mandir were built by kings of Hayhay Vansh, near Bhima Talab of purani basti of Janjgir in 12 Century. It was being constructed in two parts to make a full temple, but both the parts were not assembled in time and as a result of it, both the parts of the temple are laying on the ground separately and still the temple is uncompleted. Due to this, the temple is also called as Nakata Mandir by local people. On the walls of the temple the statue of God and Goddess, Gandharava and Kinners are making it worth watching for the tourists. SITUATED AT :
DISTRICT HEAD QUARTER
3 PITHAMPUR (SHIV MANDIR) The Lord Shiva Mandir is situated on the bank of river Hasdeo which is also known as Kaleshwarnath Mandir. A 10 days fate and fair is being organized here during the festival of Maha Shivaratri and Rang Panchami. Every year on RangPanchami the marriage procession Lord Shiva is being organized in which a group Naga Saints also takes part. Tahsil : JANJGIR
Distance : 10 K.M. TOWARDS EAST.
4 CHANDRAHASINI TEMPLE Here Chandrahasini Devi temple is situated on the bank of Mahanadi. A very big fate is being organized here every year on the eve of Navratri.It is also famous as a tourist place. People from other state like Orissa are also visiting this place. Day by day it is becoming a big place for holy as well as tourist place. Tahsil : DABHARA
Distance : 22 K.M. FROM TAHSIL HEAD QUARTER DABHARA TWORDS EAST.
5 SHIVARINARAYAN The Laxminarayan Temple was built by the kings of Hayhay Vansh during the age of 11th century on the bank of Mahanadi at Shivarinarayan Nagar. According Hindu mythology from the age of Ramayana shabri aasharma is situated here. The temple of Shivarinarayan is a great piece work Vaishanav Shaili by the Vaishnav community. During Magh purnima a grand fate is being organized here. It is a place of worth watching
for the tourists.
Tahsil : NAWAGARH
Distance : 50 K.M. FROM DISTRICT HEAD QUARTER TOWARDS SOUTH
6 LAXMANESHWAR TEMPLE According Hindu mythology and as per the local story a Shiv Temple was built here by younger brother of Bhagwan Ram, Laxman. That is why the temple is known as Laxmneshwar Temple. It is also a great place for Hindu pilgrims. Tahsil : PAMGARH
Distance : 20 K.M. FROM TAHSIL HEAD QUARTER PAMGARH TOWARDS SOUTH.
7 TURRIDHAM (SHIV TEMPLE) Lord Shiva temple is situated here by the name of Turridham. On the occasion of MahaShivratri, a 3 days mela is being organized here every year. Tahsil : SAKTI
Distance : 13K.M. FROM SAKTI.
8 ADBHAR It is an ancient temple of Goddess Devi with eight hands. Jyoti Kalash are lighted here on the occasion of Navratri. Tahsil : MALKHARAUDA
Distance : 11 K.M. FROM SAKTI
9 MADANPURGARH This temple is also situated on the bank of Hasdeo river. It is famous for Devi Mandir. The festival of Navratri is being celebrated here with full devotion and faith. Tahsil : JANJGIR
Distance : 10 K.M. TOWRADS NOTH-EAST
10 GHATADAI(PAHARIA) (TRIPUR SINGAR DEVI) It is a temple of Tripur Sundar Devi surrounded by forests and mountains which making it quite beautiful to watch. Tahsil : JANJGIR
Distance : 25 K.M. TOWARDS NORTH