Harishankar waterfall is also known as natural gems of Odisha, it is known as the popular pilgrimage of Odisha. It is located near Gandhamardan hills in the city of Rourkela. Harishankar the name defines Hari- means Lord Bishnu and Shankar- means Lord Shiva.
Most travelers come to this place to visit one of the famous Harishankar Temple which is attached to this waterfall. Visiting Harishankar is one of the peaceful experience for travelers who want leisure from their busy life. Inside the temple, you will get a huge statue of Lord Hanuman. There is also a dancing Ganesha statue found outside of the temple, which is of the 12th century.
One can enjoy the rushing flow of the waterfall while looking into the dark forests of Gandhamardan hills. This is what makes Harishankar waterfall one of the best tourist places in Odisha.
This waterfall is one of the best picnic spots in the Balangir district. Harishankar temple and Harishankar waterfall are located next to each other. One can bathe in the waterfall to washing away their sins.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: November to February.
Nearest Railway Station: Jharsuguda Railway Station(52.4kms)
Nearest Airport: Jharsuguda(55.8kms)