Angul is a major industrial town along with Rourkela in Western Odisha. The sleepy quaint neighborhood transformed itself largely due to the presence of NALCO (National Aluminum Company) – who operates Asia’s largest Aluminum plant there and ancillary industries. Angul serves as an important junction or gateway to Central & Western Odisha.
Before the industrial revolution that changed the landscape of Angul, historically Angul was a land of different tribes who commanded over small citadels. According to popular folklore, the name Angul is said to be derived from a local chieftain named “Anu” started a futile rebellion against the King. The local’s referred to that period as Anugol (Anu’s war), subsequently the name "Anugol" stuck and the town came to be known as "Angul" as we know it now.
Get enraptured by a myraid of tourist attractions in Angul ranging from monuments of ancient history, breathtaking temple architecture & buddhist sites, art & craft villages, museums and artefacts that amaze.We have found 71 such attractions for you to visit. Scroll the list below to continue unravelling the secrets of Odisha
Below is our low-down on the must try activities and experiences in and around Angul. Plan your stay to coincide with some of these events to get completely entrenched in the culture and heritage of Odisha. We assure you that the below list will leave you Odisha Amazed!
Nestled in the Malyagiri Mountain range of the Eastern Ghats. The glittering waterfall is located at a distance of 120 KM from Angul. It is ideal site for group picnic and relaxation. Sun set and sun rise is breath taking here.
Located in a village Sendhagram, Sarang, 28 KM from Angul. This huge natural sand stone art of Lord Vishnu in a sleeping position is the second largest idol of Lord Vishnu in India. It is believed to have been constructed around 8th -9th Century AD. This master piece by an unknown craftsman lies in open air along the banks of Brahmani River.
Located 90 KM from Angul in Athmalik district, Deulajhari is the ancient citadel of Shaivism. Deulajhari is a special natural phenomenon in the sense that the hot water spring originates from below a Shivalinga. Siddheswar Baba (Lord Shiva) is the presiding deity of Deulajhari. The main temple was built by the King Kishore Chandra Deo of Kadamba Dynasty in the year 1936. Subsequently the other temples came up in the area in due course of time.
Wish to make the best of your trip to Angul ? Make sure your itinerary covers these below must-see destinations close to Angul.Most of these are highly coveted on every tourists bucket list and can be reached from Angul in a matter of hours. We have found 10 such places close to Angul that will maximize your Experience-Odisha!
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