Kushaleswar Temple, Deogaon is sanctified owing to the presence of a shrine dedicated to Lord Kusheleswar Mahadev built in 900 AD. The temple located on the bank of river Kusei is an excellent pilgrimage centre of the area. Jagar mela & Sravan purnima are celebrated with great enthusiasm. This temple has corroborated the saga of Koshal empire of western Odisha. The temple is a unique treasure trove of chiseled sculptures of precious religious faiths. The superb craftsmanship of artist throw light on religious activities of Jainism, Buddhism,Vaishnavism, Saivism & Saktism. Even if it is a Saiva temple, it has accommodated a Mukti Mandap adorned with pictures of Vaishnavite incarnations. This spot is just 15 km away from Anandapur.
Kanjipani Ghati is a picturesque natural panoramic spot with magnificent up rolling mountain ranges. Trail of Kanjipani Ghati spread over 20 km long along NH-49 which offers unique experience to the natural lovers above 610 meter high ghat. The place is the treasure house of rich flora & fauna. The winter temperature goes to -‘0’ degree Celsius while clouds touches the valley during the rainy season to the delight of tourists. Nature’s this area is treasure trove of varied flora and fauna along with huge wildlife reserves. Driving smoothly on a circuitous route while overlooking the plateaus and tribal huts in the valley is uncommon beauty. It is just 30 km away from Keonjhar town.
Keshari Kunda which has two holes on the bed of river Baitarni attract people to get holy dip and people offer their homage to lord Siva on its bank. The landscape provides an interesting scenario for picnicors and holidayers. During Makara Sankranti adventurous people dare to enter into one hole of river bed and come out in another hole in order to prove their righteousness. This spot is just 50 km away from Keonjhar town.
Murga Mahadev Temple stands majestically at the foot of Thakurani Hills is an important tourist spot in the district. A picturesque perennial spring of Thakurani Hills with lush green forest has gifted a gorgeous waterfall to the natural lovers which flows nearby the temple area facilitating holy bath to the devotees. Huge crowd gather here during Makara Sankranti and Shivaratri. This spot is just 70 km away from Keonjhar town.
Gonasika Temple is surrounded by picturesque green valleys and up rolling hills of varying colour is famous for pilgrimage centre. The famous temple of Brahmeswar Mahadev is established by the side of river Baitarni by Creator Brahma himself . Perennial river Baitarni is originated here through two nostrils of a cow. As a strange to tourists, the river soon goes underground and re-emerges to be collected inside Brahma Kunda for which it is known as Guptaganga. The shrine of Lord Shiva was constructed by King Laxmi Narayan Bhanja during 1654-1688 AD. The beautiful spot is rich in exotic flora & fauna and rare place for study of tribal juang life. The spot is at a distance of 30 km from Keonjhar town
Hadagada Reservoir has been raised on the river Salandi in Anandapur Sub-division of Keonjhar district. The dam encompasses huge water source for the area for irrigation purpose. An splendorous natural environment with high mountains range beautify the reservoir which is eye catching for natural lovers. It is an ideal place for picnickers and holidayers around the year. Scenic beauty of the reservoir and flowing stream offers a number of picnic spots attracting visitors throughout the year. This spot is just 35 km away from Anandapur.
Handibhanaga waterfall is situated in picturesque natural environment amidst lush green forest with up rolling mountain range. The nearby area is a huge reserve of rich biodiversity & ecology. Handibhanaga waterfall with a height of 200 feet high mesmerizes the visitors for this stunning landscape. Beauty of the spot attracts picnickers & weekend holidayers alike. This spot is just 45 km away from Keonjhar town.
Gundichaghagi waterfall is located amidst spectacular natural environment with lush green forest. A cascade of waterfalls on the river Musala falls at a distance of 50 feet below the river surface makes the area virtually smokey & attractive with roaring sound. The waterfall looks like a silver garland. This picnic spot is truly the paradise of natural lovers which gives unforgettable memory to the visitors. This waterfall is just 12 km away from Ghatagaon
Sitabinji Fresco Painting & Rock Inscription is located on the side of holy Sita river in a beautiful natural ambience encircled with sprawling mountain rangse. A magnificent stone looks like a temple stands in country yard with a height of approx. 150 feet high which is considered as a major attraction of the spot. Maa Sita Thakurani is the presiding goddess of the pitha along with her two sons Laba & Kusha worshipped under a mammoth stone like temple structures from time immemorial. The famous ancient fresco painting on a rock shelter called Ravan Chahaya is looking like a half opened umbrella which depicts the legendary battle of Lord Rama & Ravana. A series of rock inscriptions are also found nearby the spot is still not interpreted by the modern historians. A great civilization was flourished once upon a time as bricks & other antiques are earthen at the site. The latest remainings of the vestige of the history corroborates that of the golden era of Gupta period of India. Now, ASI is looking after this site for preservation & conservation purposes. This spot is just 25 km away from Keonjhar town.
Bhimakunda Waterfall, Keonjhar has a stunning spectacular natural environment encircled with lush green forest. The majestic Baitarani river provides two most beautiful and scary waterfalls called Sanakunda & Badakunda to the natural lovers. The waterfall has a terrific characteristic of imparting awesome experience to the visitors due to large vertical shaped gorge & speeding current and makes the environment smokey. Further huge roaring sound of waterfall makes the place most interesting among tourists. This waterfalls is considered as a most sacred place in religious point of view. Local people gather here during annual celebration of Makar Sankranti in large numbers. Mythology is that Pandavas were staying some time here during their religious expedition