Hanuman Vatika

The most famous attraction of Rourkela city is the 75-feet tall standing statue of Hanuman situated in the heart of the town; set admist a beautiful garden called Hanuman Batika. The statue was designed by Sri Laxmana Swami and has now become an important landmark of the city. This temple complex in Rourkela is spread in an area of over 3 acres and has a number of other shrines like Santoshi Ma Mandira, Bruhat Sivalinga Mandira, Bata Mangala Mandir, Binayaka Mandir, Ram Daravar in its vicinity. Devotees come in large numbers to seek the blessings of God and pay homage here.

Maa Vaishno Devi Temple

The Temple of Maa Vaishno Devi is situated nearly 3 kms from Rourkela city on the top of Durgapur hill. Established in 2003 the temple resembles the original Vaishno Devi temple of Jammu. Dedicated to the worship of Goddess Kali, Goddess Lakshami and Goddess Saraswati it has beautiful idols of these deities. Located near a cave and surrounded with natures’ beauty all around a visit to this temple gives a feeling of peace & tranquillity. A festival known as The Avirvav Day is celebrated here with great fervour & joy on 6th February every year.

Lord Jagannath Temple

Lord Jagannath Temple is situated in Sector 3, Rourkela and was constructed in the year 1975. The temple houses the idols of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Maa Subhadra. Thronged by devotees all around the year it is an important religious place in Rourkela.