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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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