Places To Visit In Sambalpur

1. Hirakud Dam

Sela Pass
Built over river Mahanadi, this is the world’s largest earthen dam and one of the longest dam in the world which forms a 35Km long artificial lake as well. 

2. Samaleswari Temple

Madhuri Lake
Samaleswari temple is located on the banks of Mahanadi and is dedicated to Devi Samaleswari also known as Jagannath Adishakti, Mahalaxmi and Mahasawarswati.

3. Leaning Temple of Huma

Tawang Buddhist Monastery
This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built in the 17th century and is the only leaning temple in the world. In this temple, only the top is leaning while the pinnacle is perpendicular to the ground. 

4. Deer Park

Nuranang Falls
This mini zoo has about 300 visitors on a daily basis and the number reaches to 1000 on Sundays. There is larger number of visitors specially during November to March. 

5. Shopping in Sambalpur

Bumla Pass
There are beautiful handlooms and sarees that could be bought. Price ranging from Rs100 – 1000.