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Awesome view to see from minar...looks like ocean from their...struggle a bit on Gandhi minar side... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bilaspur, India
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Very few outside of the state of Odisha and outside the circle of quiz enthusiasts know about this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dhiraj S
Bengaluru, India
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Sambalpur, India
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All reviews both sides zero point scenic beauty family or friends jawaharlal nehru power house nice place to visit tower minaret dam asia view world km town odisha picnic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome view to see from minar...looks like ocean from their...struggle a bit on Gandhi minar side which is near to city as the vehicle movement upto tower was closed due to rope way construction work for 20 days. So it was disappointing that time bcz...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very few outside of the state of Odisha and outside the circle of quiz enthusiasts know about this dam. And certainly not as a tourist destination. Hence, unspoilt by tourist onslaught, this place beckons the ones looking to explore the less explored. The nearest airport...More

Thank Dhiraj S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many people visit Sambalpur as tourists but if you do happen to be here, this is a place that you must visit. The views are lovely from both sides of the dam, both in Hirakud as well as Burla. The Burla side has a...More

Thank PMtraveller2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LONGEST earthen dam ... life li of ODISHA ... well accessed ..... beautiful place ... calm place ... 2sides .. 2 towns ..... BURLA AND HIRAKUD .. must visit place ... not for night visit .. all season visit place .... GARDENS , PLANETARIUM ,...More

Thank Rakesh_for_U
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

3 Gates of monstrous hirakud dam were open and we we're lucky enough to get a close view as authorities were not permitting any further movement Nice place worth seeing especially view from Gandhi Minar Weather is just awesome these days

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Didn't think the view would be this good. The view from top of the Gandhi Minar was just breath taking. They charge a nominal entry fee but it was worth it.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Very good place to visit situated near Sambalpur. From Gandhi Minar u will have a look on Hirakud Dam. Many food stuffs and toys are available there to buy.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

In mid summer of 2018 I visited Hirakund dam with my family. It is near by sambalpur in Odissa. Last time I visited jawahar Minar, built on it's left bank so this time I decided to visit Gandhi Minar located on other side. Main attraction...More

2  Thank Pravin_Chhatre
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

It is the world's longest soil dam. Which is built by british and indian engineer. A hydropower house help to generate electricity. It is situated upper region of hirakud. The place where fortunately dimond found. For nature lover best time to visit is jan feb...More

2  Thank sumankumard4
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to spend quality alone time. No excessive crowds, not much noise and people to trouble. Instead of going to the main site, I suggest, you go off track and visit some of the less known spots. All you have to do is follow...More

3  Thank Sanath K
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