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About Rourkela

The city of Rourkela which is located in the erstwhile region of Gangpur State of the British era owes its emergence the Central Government's decision to locate India's first public sector steel plant there. The construction of the steel plant began in the late 1950s in collaboration with Krupp Demag of the then West Germany.The main Howrah-Bombayrailway line passes through the city.

The city is a part of Panposh sub-division of Sundergarh district in Orissa. It is situated in a valley formed by the intersecting of Koel and Sankh rivers.These two rivers meet each other at Vedavyas, Rourkela and form the river Brahmani, a tributary of river Mahanadi. The valley is at an altitude of 150 to 300 metres and is fairly flat and open, except for a few projecting ridges. These ridges were once qovered with green vegetation which provided a picturesque surrounding to the site of steel plant and township.

Places To Be Visited In Rourkela

Hanuman Vatika

    Considered to be the gardens where the mighty ape god, Lord Hanuman dwelled in the ancient times. The site was renovated and was opened for public by the Orissa government. The garden contains several shrines dedicated to the various Hindu deities and a monolithic 22.8 meter tall statue of Lord Hanuman in the center attracts visitors from all across the country.

Darjeeng

    Located on the banks of the Brahmani River,Darjeeng is a famous picnic spot near Rourkela. The place is characterized by lush green surroundings and the picturesque Deodhar George is especially during the hot and humid summer months.

Rani Sati Temple

    :Also known as Jhun-Jhun Dham and is spread across an area of 2 acres. The origin of the temple site is unknown but the structure was constructed in 1967, and was renovated in 1992 and 2000.

Vaishno Devi Temple

    The replica of the original Vaishno Devi Temple located in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir, this temple is located atop a hill that gives a panoramic view of the entire city of Rourkela. Vaishno Devi temple was opened for public in 2007 and is a ground to colorful celebrations during the Hindu festivals of Diwali, Holi and Dusshera.

Vedavyas Temple

    Located on the banks of the River Brahmani, Vedavyas Temple marks the spot where one of the greatest Hindu epics, Mahabharatha was written. Vedavyas temple comprises of three major buildings, a school, a hermitage and the caves where the Mahabharatha was written by the legendary sage. The place is a popular tourist attraction and should be visited by everyone who would like an deep insight of the cultural history of India.

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