Nrusinghnath, a lone pilgrim spot entices the visitors for its appealing beauty in absolute solitude. The temple of Lord Nrusinghnath, the presiding deity of sacred mound of Gandhamardan gathers a flock of tourist to its core.
Gandhamardan is a place of legendary greatness wherefrom Hanuman is believed to bring the medicine of Bishalyakarani to save Lakshman. Historically important Gandhamardan, at the same time is invested with profound mythological significance, for which it is constituted as an important place in the tourism of Barhgarh. On the picturesque vicinity of the Gandhamardan lies the prosperous Buddhist University of Parimal Giri. The university is the tribute to the champion traveler Hiuen T'Sang, who came to India. The bewitching fabrication of the walls of University is the primary attraction for the visitors. Moreover the abode of more than 5000 medicinal herbs providing medication to thousands of ailments, Gandhamardan is alluring to the tourist also for the scenic beauty. Gandhamardan constitute a considerable portion of interest in the tourism industry of Barhgarh.
The perennial flow of the spring, locally called Papaharini, literally meaning Destroyer of Sins, on the Gandhamardan bewitches the visitors. The pristine freshness and the exquisite beauty of the spring attracts tourist.
Via Satyaam, is an old pattern cave followed the design of an old Buddha Vihar prompts the description of Buddha Vihar of Hiuen Tsang. Hence the cave attaches historical interest in the tourism industry of Barhgarh.
The entire region of Barhgarh is dotted with the Shiva Temples of different heights having exquisite fabrications around the temple walls. These groups of Shiva Temples fetch a large gathering of visitors and pilgrims.
Moreover the small villages in the pockets of the Barhgarh district, having the remnants of the freedom movement are also important as the tourist centers.
The tourism industry of Barhgarh recently shares a substantial amount in the economic development of the Barhgarh District.
(Last Updated on : 16-01-2010)