The 10 Best Things to Do in Sambalpur, Odisha

Sambalpur ( Sambalpur (help·info)) is located in the western part of Odisha, and is one of the largest and oldest cities in the state. It is the headquarters of Northern Revenue Division and of Mahanadi Coalfield Limited (MCL). It is situated about 300 km (190 mi) west of the state capital Bhubaneswar, 550 km (340 mi) west of Kolkata in West Bengal and 278 km (173 mi) east of Raipur in Chhattisgarh. It is on the bank of the Mahanadi River.

1. Hirakud Dam

Sambalpur, India Nature & Parks, Dams
Excellent
55%
Good
39%
Satisfactory
5%
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4.5 based on 130 reviews

Hirakud Dam

Reviewed By Rakesh_for_U

EXCELLENT PLACE TO VISIT

LONGEST earthen dam ...life li of ODISHA ...well accessed .....beautiful place ...calm place ...2sides .. 2 towns ..... BURLA AND HIRAKUD ..must visit place ... not for night visit ..all season visit place ....GARDENS , PLANETARIUM , PARKS , MEDICAL SERVI

2. Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Hirakud Dam Dyke, Sambalpur, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
68%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
3%
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4.5 based on 26 reviews

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Reviewed By santanu87 - Talcher, IndiaTalcher, India

Great Place for nature lover

Visited this place with my friend on March. We stayed inside the forest rest house inside the forest. This place is great for spending some quality time for nature lovers. The cottage is located inside the jungle. One can see wild animals roaming near the

3. Huma Temple

bank of the Mahanadi, Sambalpur 768004, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
59%
Good
29%
Satisfactory
9%
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3%
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4.5 based on 61 reviews

Huma Temple

Reviewed By soumeng2016 - Kolkata (Calcutta), IndiaKolkata (Calcutta), India

About temple

Instead of visiting Pisa, people should visit a leaning temple of Huma. This is quite old and lord Mahadeva is inside the temple, beside the bank of river Mahanadi.

4. Samaleswari Temple

Bargah District, Sambalpur 768003, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
49%
Good
39%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 46 reviews

Samaleswari Temple

Reviewed By Srikanta P - Lagos, NigeriaLagos, Nigeria

Maa

This place is most sacred and peaceful with spiritual presence. Maa Samaleswari is very famous and every person who ever has a visit to Sambalpur can not miss this place to have her blessings.

5. Ghanteswari Temple

Near Chiplima Hydro Power Plant, Sambalpur 768004, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
52%
Good
46%
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4.5 based on 50 reviews

Ghanteswari Temple

Reviewed By Suman R - Cuttack, IndiaCuttack, India

Amazing place

Ghanteswari mandir is one of the most famous temples in this area. The soothing atmosphere brings peace to one's body, mind and soul. You can go around after offering prayers to enjoy the beauty of nature. Must visit if you're in Sambalpur or near Chiplim

6. Gudguda Water Fall

| 40 km from Jharsuguda Town, Sambalpur, India Nature & Parks, Waterfalls
Excellent
60%
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4.5 based on 10 reviews

Gudguda Water Fall

Reviewed By Kaustav_86 - Jharsuguda, IndiaJharsuguda, India

awesome

I like the waterfall as it is three step water fall , within a very peacefull environment , the ambience is perfect for the family members to like females and childrens

7. Deer Park

| Sakhipara, Sambalpur 768001, India Zoos & Aquariums, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas More
Excellent
48%
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4.5 based on 15 reviews

Deer Park

Reviewed By manoharonline - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Little Zoo - Delight for children

This is a small zoo in sambalpur . The zoo is quite quaint and serene. There are some spotted deers, antelopes, bear, wild boar, peacocks, reptiles and numerous birds. Kids will enjoy this well maintained place. There is childrens play area also inside th

8. City Centre Mall

Farm Road, Sambalpur 768003, India Shopping, Shopping Malls
Excellent
30%
Good
45%
Satisfactory
20%
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4 based on 20 reviews

City Centre Mall

Reviewed By RakshitL3

Located in heart of city

There various brands showroom in these mall even restaurants at the third floor are providing good quality food here i watched movie in the theatre located at top most floor which was even good but price was little bit high.

9. Khalasuni Wildlife Sanctuary

Rairakhol Sub Division, Sambalpur, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
50%
Good
50%
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

Khalasuni Wildlife Sanctuary

Reviewed By biswajit1963 - Cuttack, IndiaCuttack, India

A little known wildlife sanctuary of Odisha

This wildlife sanctuary spread around 160 sq.kms is one of the lesser known areas of the state.We drove for about 10 kms from the Balam gate to Deula dhara waterfall which trickles over a rocky face. We were the only visitors that day and it appears that

10. Budharaja Temple

Hirakud Town, Sambalpur, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
44%
Good
42%
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4.5 based on 14 reviews

Budharaja Temple

Reviewed By Jeypee s - bargarh orissabargarh orissa

hill top view of city

Budharaja is a small phallic shaped hillock in Sambalpur, Odisha, India. There is a Shiva temple situated on the top.[1] A concrete road goes to the temple from the base. The locality on the eastern side of the hillock is known as Budharaja due to its pro

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