Bargarh District Tourist Places and Famous Picnic Spot

Bargarh District Tourist Places and Famous Picnic Spot. Debrigarh, Astasambhus, Nrusinghanath Temple, Bindhyabasini Sankrida, Giri Gobardhan of Dekulba, Papanga & Budharaja mountain, Baseikela Gada, Baudh bihar of Ganiapalli & Goddess Patharasini Temple.

Introduction to Bargarh District

Bargarh is the Western border district of Odisha. Prior to 1992, it was a subdivision of Sambalpur district. Bargarh District formed on the 1st April 1993 being divided from Sambalpur District. Bargarh is an emerging city in the state of Odisha in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Bargarh District. Bargarh is popularly known for intensive cultivation of ‘paddy’ or ‘Rice’, therefore called “Bhata Handi” of odisha.

Tourist Places_Famous-Picnic Spot in Bargarh District
Tourist Places_Famous-Picnic Spot in Bargarh District
  • East-Sambalpur District
  • West-Nuapada District
  • South-Balangir and Subarnapur District
  • North-Chhatisgarh State

Bargarh District at a glance

Bargarh situated on the left bank of the Jirariver. The town is on the NH No.6 and located at 59 km to the west of Sambalpur district. It is also served by the D.B.K railway running from Jharsuguda to Titlagarh. The railway station is about 3 kms off the town. A railway line connects Bargarh with Dunguri. The Bargarh canal passes through the town.

  • Festivals – Nuakhai, Dhanuyatra, Maha Shivratri of Kedarnath, Nrusingha Chaturdarshi, Sitalasasthi, Viswakarma Puja, Bali yatra of Khuntapali, Baisakh Mela of Nrusinghanath, Falguna Mela of Bhatli
  • Famous Personalities – Parbati Giri, Padmashree Krutartha Acharya, Padmashree Kunjabihari Meher, Surendra Meher, Manabodh Rana.
  • Major Educational Institute – Pharmacy College Barpali, Vikash Junior College, Sri Sri Nrusinghanath Ayurvedic College Paikmal, Panchayat College Bargarh, Larambha College, Bargarh Law college, Anchal College Padampur, Attabira College, Padmashree Krutartha Acharya College of Engineering Bargarh




20.80 Sq Km2

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Minimum Temperature

10 C

Maximum Temperature

46 C

Average Rainfall

1527 mm

List of Tourist, Picnic & Famous Places in Bargarh District

  • Debrigarh
  • Astasambhus Temple
  • Nrusinghanath Temple
  • Bindhyabasini Sankrida
  • Giri Gobardhan of Dekulba
  • Papanga & Budharaja mountain
  • Baseikela Gada
  • Baudh bihar of Ganiapalli
  • Goddess Patharasini Temple

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