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Sambalpur Travel Guide

Sambalpur lying on the banks of River Mahanadi, was once an important diamond trading center. This city also finds mention in the records of Ptolemy and Xuangzang.


Sambalpur At a Glance
  • Average Climate:5°C - 35°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - March
  • STD Code:07722

Introduction

Orissa is a storehouse of natural resources. This mineral rich state is known for its many industrial towns and mining centers. Many corporate offices have set their base here especially in Bhubaneswar which is also the state capital. It has an equally interesting history and heritage that is reflected in its many temples, and monuments. The many wildlife reserves, lakes, coastal retreats in Orissa make it a favorite destination for tourists who visit this state especially from October to May. Orissa is also one of the most important cultural hotbeds of India. The Odissi dance practiced in the many temples of Orissa is acclaimed highly in India and elsewhere. A Tour to Orissa is rewarding in ways more than one. Take a leisurely Tour to Sambalpur in Orissa to enjoy the lush greenery, Blue Mountains and rich tribal culture of Orissa.

Known for its textile industries and Sambalpuri saris are known all throughout Orissa. The rich state derives its name from Goddess Samleshwari who is regarded as the most important deity of the city. The Badrama wildlife sanctuary is a must see while you are on a Tour to Sambalpur.

Some of the tourist attractions worth visiting while on a Tour to Sambalpur are Hirakud Dam, Barapahad Mountain ranges, Debrigadh wildlife sanctuary, Buddharaja Temple, Hanuman Batika etc. The tribal dwellings and settlements near Sambalpur also consist of an important part of your tour itinerary. Book yourself a comprehensive tour package to Sambalpur.



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