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Vedanta Plant at Jharsuguda
Koilighugar Waterfall

Jharsuguda is an upcoming industrial hub, popularly known as the powerhouse of Odisha, due to the large aluminum and power plants accessible from the city. Jharsuguda is located at the western end of Odisha (formerly known as Orissa).

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By plane[edit]

  • 1 Jharsuguda Airport (JRG IATA). Jharsuguda has Odisha's second commercial airport, also known as Veer Surendra Sai Airport. Passengers can fly into Veer Surendra Sai Airport from New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and Mumbai. Jharsuguda Airport (Q2902684) on Wikidata Veer Surendra Sai Airport on Wikipedia

By rail[edit]

Jharsuguda Railway Station is the main train station in the city. Many major train services stop here such as the Ispat Express, Gitanjali Express, and Bhubaneswar Rajhdani Express.

Get around[edit]

Cycle rickshaws are a common mode of city traffic. Many auto-rickshaws are available everywhere.


  • 1 Bajranbali Mandir (Mangal Bazar).
  • 2 Durga Temple (Durga Mandir), Jharsguda. old town temple
  • 3 Gudguda Waterfall (40 km).
  • 4 Jhadeswar Temple. Ancient Siva Temple
  • 5 Koilighughar waterfall, Lakhanpur.
  • Pahadeswar Temple, Jharsguda..
Mishti Doi or Mitha Dahi is fermented sweet yoghurt
  • Teli Talab Shiv Tample, Chowki Para.



Many large stores are available in the city such as Big Bazaar, Vishal Mega Mart, Bharat General Store, Tanishq, and more.




  • Hotel Kingpalace, Bijju Nagar.
  • Hotel Midtown, Bijju Nagar.
  • Janssen Bhavan, Cox Colony.
  • Shanti Bhavan, Cox Colony.
  • Hotel Orchard, Sambalpur - Sundargarh - Rourkela Hwy, Chowki Para, +91 73812 21100.

Stay safe[edit]

Public hygiene in the city is not the safest. It is recommended to drink bottled water from a reputable brand here.


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