Angul Tourism

The city of Angul in Odisha is counts amongst the most important cities of Odisha. It is fast emerging as a major commercial and industrial centre. With lush green forests and abundant wildlife species, this place is truly a paradise for the tourists. There are many religious places of worship, scenic spots and other such tourist places in and around this city that makes it popular among the visitors. Besides, a well-developed and systematic network of transport, easy accessibility and pleasant climatic conditions have together contributed in making this place one of the most sought after ones.

Angul Tourism
Jagannath Temple, Angul

Best Time to visit Angul

The climate in Angul is highly varied and is characterised by hot summers, cool and pleasant winters and erratic rains during the monsoon season. An ideal time to visit this place would therefore be during the months of December to February, in winter. As the climate during this period is mild and pleasant, sight-seeing can turn out to be a fun filled and rewarding experience. You also get to experience and participate in the cultural events, fairs and festivals that are held here, during this time.

Helplines and Important Contact Numbers

Odisha TourismOdisha Department of Tourism
Address: Government of Odisha, Paryatan Bhawan, Lewis Road, Bhubaneswar - 751014
Phone No: 91 674 2432177
Fax: 91 674 2430887
E-mail: ortour@orissatourism.gov.in
Website: www.orissatourism.gov.in

Angul Tourist Office
Address: Angul District Library, Angul - 759122

Tourist Places in Angul

The city of Angul is home to various industrial establishments, owing to the availability of raw materials in abundance and man power. Apart from major industries, a number of religious and tourist destinations are also found in and around this city, thus attracting huge crowds of visitors from far and wide.

Tikarpada

Located besides the Satakosia Gorge, this tiny village, with its beautiful gorges and hills, is known to be one of the most enchanting places and is a must visit for all the visitors. The adventure lovers can indulge in boating, angling and other fun activities here. The Gharial Crocodile Sanctuary, set up at this place is one of its special attractions.

Budhi Thakurani

This temple, situated in the town of Angul has Goddess Budhithakurani as its presiding deity. This Goddess here is in the form of a stone covered with vermillion. This Goddess is believed to be very powerful and thus this shrine attracts huge crowds of visitors, not only from different parts of Odisha, but from all over the country.

Deulajhari

Located near Angul, this place is famous for its temple with Sidheswar Baba as its presiding deity, constructed amidst lush green jasmine forests. Beautiful hot springs surround this temple and the water in these springs are believed to flow from the pedestal of a Shiva Lingam. These springs are thus believed to possess magical powers and are known for their curative properties. Thus tourists from far and wide visit this place to take a dip in the holy waters and purify themselves.

Bhimakand

Situated at a distance of about 50 kilometres from Angul city, Bhimakand consists of a beautiful rock art image of Lord Vishnu, in sleeping posture. This massive image spans about 42’ (126.5 cm) long and 8’ wide and is believed to be the second largest image in the country, after Gomogteswar in Karnataka. This sculpture belongs to the 8th – 9th century A.D. This image, along with the picturesque river Brahmani, flowing across the village have made this place a wonderful and famous tourist attraction.

Sri Saila Khetra

It is one of the most beautiful temples set up at Sunasagada Hill top in Angul. The main temple is composed of Natyamandir, Garvagriha, Mukhasala and Jagamohan and Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra are worshipped here. Goddess Saraswathi, Bimala and Lakshmi are worshipped in the temple complex. This temple is thus a beautiful replica of Lord Jagannath Temple in Odisha and is spread over an area of about 7500 square feet. Car Festival and other such festivals associated with Lord Jagannatha are celebrated here with great pomp and fanfare and draw huge number of visitors.

Talcher

It is one of the most rapidly growing industrial areas near Angul city. It is home to several important industrial establishments including Talcher Thermal Power Station, Heavy Water Plant and Talcher Collieries that have added to the importance of this place. Industrial visits and excursions are often organised to this place to study the functioning and operations of various industries here.

Khuludi

There is a beautiful cascading waterfall near this village, at a distance of about 120 kilometres from Angul. The sparkling waters falling from top appear to pay homage to Lord Shiva on the foothill, thus creating a magnificent landscape. Khuludi is thus a popular picnic spot and attracts people belonging to all age groups.

How to Reach Angul ?

Transport in Angul
Railways in Angul

Its strategic location, easy accessibility and systematic network of transport have contributed in making Angul one of the most sought after destinations in Odisha. It is well connected to major places by rail, road as well as airways. The Biju Patnaik International Airport at Bhubaneshwar is the airport nearest to Angul, and has regular flights to major cities and nearby places. Angul Railway station on the East Coast Railway Line is one of the busiest stations in Odisha, connecting the city of Angul with other major Indian cities. National Highways connect Angul city to nearby destinations, while travel agencies offer numerous bus and cab services, connecting Angul to other important places. Auto rickshaws and taxis form the major means of commuting within the city.

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Where to Stay in Angul ?

Being a rapidly developing industrial and tourist centre, the city of Angul has numerous options for accommodation. For those who wish to opt for cost effective services, there are budget hotels, while luxury hotels are often preferred by the elite customers. With a variety of services including well maintained and hygienic ambience and courteous staff, these hotels make sure the customers enjoy a pleasant and memorable stay.

Kamlesh Continental
Address: 1/A Industrial Estate, Tamrit Colony, Angul H O, Angul - 759122 Phone No: +(91)-8599006702, 8599006710, +(91)-6764-236281

Jagannath Lodge
Address: Angul H O, Angul - 759122
Phone No: +(91)-6764-220913

Hotel Goutam Vihar Pvt Ltd
Address: Town Main Road, Angul H O, Angul - 759122
Phone No: +(91)-9778271400

Maa Tarini Guest House
Address: Sikhyakapada Chhak, Angul Station Road, Angul H O, Angul - 759122
Phone No: +(91)-9337857533

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Travel Agents in Angul

Being an important industrial as well as tourist centre in Odisha, the city of Angul attracts huge number of visitors from far and wide. To enable you to plan and organise your trip in a systematic manner, Angul has numerous travel agencies and tour operators, offering various tour packages at highly reasonable rates. Right from ticket booking to accommodation and transport, these agencies take care of everything, according to your needs and specifications, letting you enjoy your trip. Below is a list of travel agents and tour operators in and around Angul.

Travel Agencies in Angul
Travel Agents

Travel India
Address: Ground Floor, Handidhua Chhak, Angul H O, Angul - 759122
Phone No: +(91)-6764-240453

Rajni Subhyatra
Address: Rathi Kutir, Madanmohanpara, Angul H O, Angul - 759122
Phone No: +(91)-9861779490

Odyssey Travels
Address: Hanuman Bazar, Nh-42, Angul H O, Angul - 759122
Phone No: +(91)-9861349508

Sprasad Travels
Address: 2a/17, South Balanda, Talcher , Angul - 759116

Ganesh Electronics
Address: Po- Banarpal Chhaka, Angul - 759128
Phone No: +(91)-9438358333

Mahadev Travels
Address: At- Bipin Colony, Ananda Bazar, Angul - 759107
Phone No: +(91)-9437067097, 9439623387

J. B. Communication
Address: Mandir Chowk, Samalbarrage Township, Samal, Samal Barrage Township, Angul - 759037
Phone No: +(91)-9861120695

Dasarathy Tours & Travels
Address: PTC Square, Near Raaz Hotel, Angul-759122
Phone No: +(91)- 06764-232913 /320010/324183

M/s. Abad Tours & Travels
Address: Nalco Nagar, Angul H O, Angul – 759122
Phone No: +(91)- 6764223095

Basanti Travels
Address: Banarpal, Angul-759128
Phone No: +(91)-6764-229252

Rabi Communication
Address: Near Andhra Bank, Sankar Cinema Road, Angul – 759122
Phone No: +(91)-9861231114

Raj Travel
Address: Room No: 1 Madan Mohan Pada, Angul – 759122
Phone No: +(91)-9337011585

Padma Enterprises
Address: Simili Pada, Panchamukhi Market, Angul – 759122
Phone No: +(91)-9437213565

Where to Shop in Angul ?

Angul can be said to be an amalgamation of rural economy and numerous industrial establishments. Numerous shops including book stores, apparel stores, optical stores, cosmetic stores, gift shops, pharmacies, home appliance stores, hardware stores, electronic goods showrooms have been set up throughout the city to cater to the needs of the natives as well as the visitors here. There are road side shops selling a wide variety of wares at attractive prices. Besides, you can come across numerous cottage industries in this place, thus handloom, carpentry, brass items, works of bell metal are some of the popular items of this region that are in demand among the visitors here. You can head off to Bhubaneshwar, the capital city of Odisha and have a fun filled and delightful shopping experience.


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