district :: Introduction
Dhenkanal is a town with a cluster of temples and
archaeological remains. Kapilash , the serene hill of epic
fame houses the hilltop shrine of Lord Chandra Sekhar Shiva
with a cluster of other temples and a mediaeval fort.The foothill
is perched with a Deer Park, a Scence Park and a Panthasala-26
km from Dhankanal .Joranda(24 km) is the religious headquarters
of Mahima Cult.11 km south -east of Dhenkanal town is Saptasajya
, a hill of uncommon scenic charm- ideal for outing.
.........Joranda, Kapilas, Kualo,
Ladagarh, Ramail, Saptasajya and Saranga are some of the visiting
places of the Dhenkanal district.
It is situated at a distance of 24 km from Dhenkanal. It is
famous for Chandrashekar Shiva Temple which is situated on
a hillock. The captivating natural scenery attracts the visitors.
A deer park is situated nearby.
Saptasajya : It is situated
at a distance of 12 km from Dhenkanal. It is the place of
scenic beauty and is famous for Saptarisi(seven sages) and
Raghunath .In Mahabharat ,it is said that 'the Pandavas' had
taken rest here.
It is situated at a distance of 12 km from Dhenkanal. It is
famous for the Mahima Temple and the seat of Mahima Dharma.
Tikarapada : It is situated
at a distance of km. from Dhenkanal. There is
a Gharial crocodile santuactuary admist lush green forest
by the side of the Mahanadi river.
: It is famous for Goddess Kamakhya temple.
The second largest bridge can be seen on the way of Kamakhyanagar.
Joranda : Situated at a disntance of 13km
from Dhenkanal, it is famous for the seat of Mahatma cult.
The Sunya temple attracts the tourists.
Information About Dhenkanal District
4 . Hindol Sadar
5 . Bhuban
6 . Kamakhyanagar
7 . Kanakdahada
8 . Parjang
map of Dhenkanal District