The temple of Maa Majhighariani, with significant religious interest is an important site of tourist interest in Rayagada. Only the face of the Maa Majhighariani is worshiped. During Sunday, Wednesday and Friday a large number of Devotees are coming to this place for worshiping the Goddess. However the tourism industry of Rayagada makes profit from this religious site during the festival of Chaitra-Parba i.e. March-April of every year.
Hatipahar shares a significant importance in the tourism industry of Rayagada, specially for its picturesque view. A place of great scenic beauty with two water falls on the course of river Nagavali, Hatipahar is an important spot for the picnic. One of the key interest about the place is that, the big boulders dotted over the pockets of Hatipahar, seems like big elephants. Hence the place is also named so.
Famous temple housing Laxminarayana situated at IMFA Factory, Therubali. The temple at the same time is the abode of several other deities including Hanuman, Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra and Lord Siva. In the tourism industry it is mainly famous as an important religious center as a number of devotees flocked here throughout the year. Apart from these the architectural fabrications and carvings on the white marbles, with which the temple is made of is no less appealing to the tourists come to visit the temple.
The place Paikapada is famous for so many Siva Lingams. The car festival of Lord Jagannath celebrated during Sivaratri accumulates a large number of pilgrims to the core of Rayagada.
Apart from these there are other places, which are of considerable importance in the tourism industry of Rayagada, chiefly because of the extremely alluring landscape.
(Last Updated on : 04-07-2014)
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