Phulbani going students may have their industrial visit at Aska in Ganjam, Aska is the place where Asia’s 1st Sugar Factory was established in 1824. Due to this factory the Aska Town is known as Sugar City. The major manufacturing units in Aska are Aska Cooperative Sugar Mills ltd and Aska Spinning Mills Ltd.
Phulbani has long beckoned travellers who love diversity and exploring rich tribal culture. It is a wonderful experience to find yourself in the colourful flora and fauna of the place and see the indigenous tribal folks living here with their rich and varied customs and traditions.
All this and a well-developed tourist infrastructure make Phulbani, the headquarter town of Kandhamal district, an ideal destination for anyone looking for a holiday drenched in nature, history, and wildlife pursuits. Phulbani is used by visitors as a jumping-off point to the various places of attractions that are found in proximity to the town.
Sights to See
Bhetkhol and Brahamani-Devi Hills
These hills are one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Odisha. Surrounded by serene beauty all around, the hills are an abode of tranquillity and an ideal retreat far from the madding crowd. From the peak of the hill, one can have a panoramic view of the Phulbani town. The greenery all around is a feast to one’s eyes.
- Aska Sugar Mill
- Aska Textile Mill
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Pilasalunki (225 km):
The dam was constructed with the objective of combating the recurring sudden gushes of rain water.
Chakapad (225 km):
A place of intense religious activity, it is renowned for the leaning Shiva Temple of Lord Birupaksha. The place is also famous for leaning trees.
Belghar (130 km):
Located in Balliguda sub-division, the place is frequented by wildlife lovers or viewing colourful wildlife, especially elephants. It is inhabited by Kutia kondhs, considered to be the descendants of primitive tribes in the area.
Baudh (70 km):
The district headquarters of the newly formed Boudh district, it is a place with a great cultural heritage. The presence of a huge Buddha image has carved out a niche for the place in the Buddhist Map of Odisha. Buddhism was prevalent in Boudh in between 9th to 12th centuries. The place was the centre of various religious movements of the past. The Buddhist shrine where Lord Buddha is seated in Padmasana still stands testimony to the historic past. Temples like Matangeswari are Hanuman are the added attractions of the place.
How would you like to travel?
- 211 km from Bhubaneswar
- 165 km from Berhampur
- 115 km from Sonepur
- 191 km from Sambalpur
- 172 km from Cuttack
- 637 km from Kolkata
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