Places To Visit In Roukela

1. Khandadhar Waterfall

Sela Pass
15km from NH215 near Lahunipara is this beautiful surprise of nature. Falling from steep mountain flat on the surface, it emerges like the edge of the sword and hence is named so.

2. Darjing and Deoghar

Madhuri Lake
By the NH23 towards Rajamunda, on the banks of Brahmani is this beautiful picnic spot, Darjing. It is a small village some 45 km away from Rourkela, it is a popular tourist spot for its soothing landscape.

3. Ghogar

Tawang Buddhist Monastery
27km away from Rourkela, Ghogar is a gorge on the river Ib, it is extended over 5km and is a treat to the eyes. There is also a naturally formed Shivalinga, made of black granite, this Shiva linga is extensively preached by the followers. 

4. Ambagan Market

Nuranang Falls
Also known as the Ispat market, it is one of the oldest markets in Rourkela. Since it is centrally located, it receives huge amount of crowd on all days apart from Monday when it is closed. It is centrally located and hence is most accessible to people.

5. Patnaik Hockey Stadium

Bumla Pass
Established and maintained by SAIL, this stadium has been holding several friendly matches and tournaments throughout the year. Constructed for nurturing the young talent in Hockey, the maintenance and growth of this stadium is closely followed by the Higher officials of SAIL.

6. Hanuman Vatika

Jaswant Garh
Situated in Rourkela in Odisha, Hanuman Vatika is a garden dedicated to the Hindu God Hanuman. It boasts of housing Asia’s tallest Hanuman statue which is 75 feet tall. Besides, the garden also has several temples in the premises enshrined by Vaishnodevi, Sarala, Dwadash Linga, Siva, Santoshi Maa, Maa Laxmi etc.