These Monuments & Tourist Sites Will Reopen In Odisha From July 6

Bhubaneswar: As part of Unlock 2.0, the state government has decided to reopen few monuments and museums under Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Bhubaneswar circle, from July 6.

List of sites to reopen from July 6: 

Bhubaneswar Sub-Circle

1.1.Churanga Garh Fort locally known as SarangarhDadhapatana (Churangarh)Cuttack & Khordha
2.2.Asoka Rock InscriptionPandya (Jaugada)Ganjam
3.3.Paramaguru Temple together with adjacent areaBhubaneswarKhordha
4.4.Papnasini Tank together with adjacent areaBhubaneswarKhordha
5.5.Sahasralinga TankBhubaneswarKhordha
6.6.Rock inscription of the edicts of Asoka and the sculpture of elephantDhauli (Bhubaneswar)Khordha
7.7.Small rock cut cell with a niche and an inscription of Santikara, a Bhauma KingDhauli (Bhubaneswar)Khordha
8.8. All ancient caves, structures and other monuments or remains that are situated on the Udayagiri and the Khandagiri hillsJagamara (Bhubaneswar)Khordha
9.9.Ancient remains inside and outside the rampart, mostly buriedSisupalgarh (Bhuabneswar)Khordha
10.10.Raja-Rani TempleBhubaneswarKhordha


Cuttack Sub-Circle

11.1.Ruined FortressChaudwar (Agrahat, Bandalas, Chattisa, Govindjew Patna)Cuttack
12.2.Ruins of the Buddhist temples and imagesBandareswar (Lalitagiri)Cuttack
13.3.The ancient monuments of Barabati Fortress and the ruins and remains of all ancient edifices, walls, gateways, etc., save and excepting the MosqueBarabati (Cuttack)Cuttack
14.4.Ruins of Buddhist temples and imagesNalitgiri (Lalitgiri)Cuttack
15.5.Four colossal images named- (i) Varahi, (ii) Chamunda, (iii) Indrani and (iv) Kalijuga in the compound of the Sub- Divisional Officer’s QuartersSub-Collector’s residential complex (Jajpur Town)Jajpur
16.6.Three Buddhist ImagesSub-Collector’s residential complex (Jajpur Town)Jajpur
17.7.Old hill containing many valuable sculptures and imagesRatnagiriJajpur
18.8.Udayagiri Hill, Old hill containing many valuable sculptures, images and inscriptions, etc. of Buddhist age which require protection. On the top, there is a Math and a small temple of MahakalChandia (Udayagiri)Jajpur
19.9.Ancient Buddhist Site, Langudi HillLangudi HillJajpur
20.10.The Mahratta Bridge known as Attharanulla (eighteen arches bridge) and also as Tentulimal BridgeSiriapur (Jajpur Town)Jajpur
21.11.The Monolith (a massive stone pillar). Also called Chandeswar pillarSiriapur (Jajpur -Town)Jajpur
22.12.Paintings on the rock locally known as Ravana Chhaya and other ancient monuments and remainsSitabhinji  (Danguapasi)Keonjhar
23.13.Prehistoric SitesBaidyapurMayurbhanj
24.14.Prehistoric SitesKuchaiMayurbhanj
25.15.Prehistoric SitesKulianaMayurbhanj
26.16.Ruins of Ancient FortHaripurMayurbhanj
27.17.Vikramkhol Rock InscriptionsVikramkholJharsuguda


 Dhenkanal Sub-Circle

28.1.Rock-cut VishnuRasol (Bhimakand at NTPC)Anugul
29.2.Chausathi Yogini Temple together with Three Minor Shrines and adjacent landJharialBalangir
30.3.Ananta Sayi VishnuSarangaDhenkanal
31.4.Ancient site of Asurgarh FortAsurgarhKalahandi


Archaeological Museums under ASI, Bhubaneswar Circle

  1. Archaeological Museum, Ratnagiri, Dist- Jajpur, Odisha.
  2. Archaeological Museum, Lalitagiri, Dist- Cuttack, Odisha.

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