Dhenkanal is a district headquarters town with cluster of temples and archeological sites. This District contains a centre of religions movement called " Mahima Dharma " since last 100 years or more and spread over through out the Indian Union. The religious movement in the medieval period also touched to this District. The famous “Kapilash Hill “which is popularly known as the "Kailash" of Utkal is also in this district. Lord Chandrasekhar Mahadev temple is set up at the top of this hill.
Important Tourist Attraction at Dhenkanal:
Joranda (Mahima Cult Monastery)
Other Tourist Attraction in & around Dhenkanal:
Important Festivals to See at Dhenkanal:
Laxmi Puja (October),Joranda Mahima Magha Mela (February),Maha Shivaratri at Kapilash and Other Hindu festivals.