Keonjhar, the district headquarters town, has varieties
of attractions like Vishnu Temple, Jagannath Temple and
on its outskirts the shrines of Siddha Jagannath, Siddha
Kali and Panchabati amidst picturesque settings.
50 kms from Keonjhar is Ghatgaon, home to Goddess Tarini.
The pilgrimage for the shrine of Lord Brahmeswar Shiva
that is 45 kms from Keonjhar is Gonasika, the origin of
Taarini It is situated 45 kms from Keonjhar
on the national highway towards Cuttack. It is the most
famous Shaktipitha of Orissa. Thousands of pilgrims visit
this temple daily to offer prayers to Goddess Tarini.
Brahmeswar It is situated in Gonasika, a place
famous for pilgrims. This temple is established on the
river Baitarini.The river starts flowing from this place
and a little away from the place of its origin it goes
Mahadev It is situated 65 kms from Keonjhar near
the Thakurani Hill in Champua by the side of a perennial
This holy place is situated near Baula hill, at a distance
of 95km from Keonjhar. This place is well known for the
Jain temple and AkashGanga waterfall.
This temple is situated at a distance of 88km
from Anandapur and 8 km from Kushei river, at Deogaon.
Lakhs of pilgrims arrive here to see the fair on Shivaratri.
Baladev Temple- This temple is built in 1671.
Lord Jagannath, Lord Balavadra and goddess Subhadra are
worshipped here. The height of this temple is 90 handspans
and it is made up of white marble.
This temple is situated on Baula hill, at a distance of
100km from Keonjhargarh. the stream and the temple present
here are famous for Makara Fair.