Papanga Mountain & Budharaja
Budharaja mountain is situated near the village Papanga that belongs to the Bheden block of the district. There is a temple in the out skirt of the village Papanga and at the foot of the mountain in which Budharaja is worshipped. It covers an area of 50 to 60 acres. The mountain is 600 feet above the ground. There is a beautiful forest garden named Bankhol on it. There are also many other beautiful sites such as a temple Lord Shriram, a Yogashram, a Mango Grove, and a triangle-shaped pond. The mountain is intimately associated with the rebellion Vir Surendra Sai fought against the British. The origin of the deity Budharaja in the mountain is traced back to the 17th or 18th century by historians.The festival known as Banabihar is observed here on the day of Chaitya Purnima which attracts people from different parts of the district as well as outside.
How to Reach:
The Nearest airports is Biju Pattnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar (300 K.M).
The Nearest Railways station is Bargarh Road .
National Highway 6 connecting Mumbai to kolkata passes through Bargarh.