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To visit places in Bolangir you need to plan from the capital city of Odisha Bhubaneswar. Bolangir is 327 km from Bhubaneswar and has direct railway and road connections to major towns of the district.

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Once the capital of the princely state of Patnagarh, Bolangir town, today is also known for holding the same charm and serenity. It is one of the major commercial town of western Odisha is the native land of vivid tribes. The land of Maharajas compels tourist to come for Bolangir tourism and achieve a rewarding experience.

Places of Tourist Interest in Bolangir

Harishankar

Harishankar, set on the foothills of Gandhamardan hills is considered as one of the popular tourist places in Bolangir. The place is also known for its Bhairabi temple, which is devoted to the worship of Vishnu, which dates back to the 15th century. Harishankar is a popular picnic spot that sat near the Papanasi spring.

Ranipur-Jharial

Ranipur-Jharial is an archaeological site and one of the famous tourist places of Bolangir. The site consists of the twin villages of Ranipur and Jharial. This tourist spot is mentioned as Soma Tirtha in the scriptures and it is blended with vivid religious faiths like Saivism, Buddhism, Vaisnivism and Tantrism. During the Kings ruling time queens used to stay in Ranipur. Apart from the Jharial fort Ranipur and Jharial are known for its existing hypaethral temple, dedicated to sixty-four Yoginis in India.

Other places to visit in Bolangir included the Kapilaswar temple in Charda, the Radha Krishna Temple and Banhha Bata in Papakshya Ghat, the Jogeswar Temple in Jogisarada and the temples at Sonepur situated on the confluence of Mahanadi and Tel rivers.

The tunnel way at Debi Chandlipat and the temples of Patnagarh (the ancient capital of Patna Kingdom) are other places that you ought to see on your Bolangir tourism. You can also visit the stone images of Nabagraha at Nabagraha Kunda on your tour to Bolangir.

Places around Bolangir

Jogeswar Shiva Temple

This Shiva temple is situated in Jogisarda which is 25 km always from Bolangir. The presiding deity is known as Jogeswar Shiva.

Rajendra Park

This hundred year old park was constructed by HH Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo, the last king of Patnagardh. The park is situated in the heart of the city and is known for many flowers plants.

Anand Niketan

Anand Niketan or Khujenpali Ashram is situated at Khujenpali, 5 km away from Bolangir. Paramhansa Swami Sree satyaprajnananda Saraswari in 1985 set this Ashram.

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