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Koilighughar waterfall

Koilighughar waterfall
Koilighughar waterfall

Description :


The Koilighughar water fall is situated 55 km away from Jharsuguda in the Lakhanpur block near the village Kushmelbahal. It is a picturesque beauty spot with Sylvan backdrop. A rivult named Ahiraj takes origin from the Chhuikhanch forest and while flowing through rocky belt falls from a height of 200ft creating the waterfall of the Koilighughar. After the fall the rivulet flows west words to merge into the river Mahanadi, it is a picturesque beauty spot. There is a Shivalayam known as Maheshwarnath inside the fall. The submerged lingam is not visible. If somebody tries to see it from inside the water in winter and summer the lingam is visible under the reflected sunlight hence from the benefit of the pilgrims another Shiva lingam has been created outside the waterfall. Every year a fair sits in Koilighughar on the occasion of Shivaratri.

District Headquarter : Jharsuguda
State Capital : Bhubaneswar
Nearest Railway Station : Jharsuguda
Nearest Airport : Bhubaneswar
How to Reach :  
By taking private car from Belpahar town the tourister can reach the place.
Best Time : All around the Year
Contact Person : Bharat Chandra Tudu (Tourist Officer I/c)
Contact Person Phone : 9583761167
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Last updated on: 01-10-2013

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