Boudh is a newly formed district on 2nd October 1992. It is situated on the bank of the river Mahanadi and 228 km away from Bhubaneswar and 70 km from Phulbani. It is a very small town and headquarters of the district. there is a Rameswar temple toward the southwest side of the town but. Batuka Vairavi temple is towards the east of the town. Lord Jagannathan temple is situated just on the bank of the river Mahanadi towards the north and nearby the palace. King’s palace is on the bank of the river Mahanadi.

An excavated remains of a Buddhist statue is seated in front of the king’s palace in Yoga mudra. Boudha is surrounded by hills and dense forest among the district the river. Mahanadi is flowing down towards the east. Most of the inhabitants of this district are Adivasi, Kandhas and other castes. Boudh is famous for handloom products like tusser and silk items. The temple of hanuman and Matangeswar temple on the bank of river Mahanadi attract the people.

The Boudh District covers an area of 3098 sq. Km. As per the 2011 census, the total population of the District is 44,11,62 with the total male population as 22,16,25 and female population as 21,35,37. The Boudh District has 1 subdivision, 1186 Villages, 69 Gram Panchayats, 03 Tahasils and 03 Blocks, 1 Municipality, 1 N.A.C, 2 Assembly Constituency and 06 Police stations are there in the Boudh District.

The Rameshwar temple is located within the Boudh Town. The temple looks like a star. Lord Sidheshwar, Lord West and Lord Bhubaneswar are worshipped. The temple was built in the ninth century by Boudh king Rana Bhanjadev. This temple is like the Mukteswar temple in the capital Bhubaneswar. Best tourist places in Boudh

The Bhairabi Temple has situated 29 km from Boudh, 42 km from Phulbani via-Ranipatharghat and 199 km from Bhubaneswar. It is a mixed place of Mantra, Yantra and Tantra. Goddess Bhairabi is nothing but Navi-Kamal of Sati, first situated in a cottage house and a thorny forest surrounded by bamboo trees

The Charisambhu Temple is 15 km away from Boudh and a unique centre of Saivism and Vaishnavism. There is a twin temple of Nilamadhab and Siddheswar on the bank of the river Mahanadi. The construction method of both the temples is very attractive Because Siva Linga is fixed on the pinnacle of the Siddheswar temple and a statue of Madhab on the top of the Nilamadhab temple 

The majestic Satakosia Gorge with its lush green forests and rich wildlife is located towards the end of this sanctuary. The sanctuary derives its name from Sata (seven) and Kosh (two miles) meaning 14 miles or 22 km long. The majestic Satkosia gorge acclaimed as one of the most enchanting spots in the country is, in fact, the meeting point of Chhotanagpur plateau forests. Best tourist places in Boudh

Chanditala is 12 km away from Boudh town on the road Boudh-Balangir N H. No -224. It is situated near the village Khuntabandh towards the north. It is believed that Goddess Chandi fulfils the wishes of the devotees. Goddess Chandi is the presiding deity of this place and one of the Saptamatruka Pitha in Odisha. 

Karadi is a beautiful tourist destination 10 km east of the Boudh city. An ancient Shiva temple is located here. Lord Champeshwar is worshipped inside the Champeshwar temple in a silent witness to ancient architecture. According to history, Utkal’s Gajapati erected 108 Shiv Linga from Shri Kshetra to Sonepur on the banks of the river to get rid of leprosy.

The Nayakpada Cave is located at a distance of 12 km from Boudh town. This cave was said to have been associated with mythology. Once upon a time, this cave was the ashram of saddhus. The forest here is rich in different types of flora and fauna. . According to a narration in MadalaPanji and some historical pieces of evidence, during the reign of Emperor SovanDev the Jabana king Raktabahu had attacked ShrikhetraPuri

This is the palace of ex-Ruler of Boudh locally known as Rajabati. This was constructed during the reign of Raja Jogindra Dev, who was the benevolent and generous ruler. The palace is a picturesque and handsome building commanding a fine view of Mahanadi.

The Dambarugada mountain is situated at a distance of 20 Km. from Boudh town toward Boudh to Balangir road. The name the place is Sangrampur. The river Mahanadi flows down the mountain which makes for a visually stunning sight. The mountain gives a curve look from all of its side. The height of the mountain is 70 feet. Best tourist places in Boudh

The Dam is situated at the Sagada Village of Boudh District. It is about 23 KM away from Sonepur and 45 KM from Boudh. The Dam has built on the River Bagha having an area of one km whose catchment area lies on the hundreds of high Hills of the Phlubani districts. It is mainly used for irrigation purpose. The natural beauty of the Dam can be enjoyed in time of sunrise and sunset is charming. 

Marjakud is a wonderful island of Boudh. It is located on the opposite side of Boudh town in the river Mahanadi. About three thousand people are living here. Maa Pitabali is the presiding deity of this place. It is an ideal place for a picnic

District Museum has situated near the Collector office Of Boudh. The Museum was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the 27th Foundation Day of the Boudh. There are Armoury, Handicrafts, Numismatics, Epigraphy, Old jewellery, Ornaments, Old Coins, Foreign Currency and many more things. These instruments were used during the reign of the Boudh king.

Gupteswar baba shiva temple has situated at Kanapa Khandi. It is 20 km from Manamunda and around 50 km from the district headquarters of Boudh. Gupteswar baba is the presiding deity of the Shiva temple, which is situated on the bank of river Bagah. To reach the Shiva temple, you have to cross a wooden bridge that runs through the middle of the spring. 

The temple is located 6 km from Boudh Town, near Valsinga. History has it that the temple laid the foundation for the glory of the religion known as Jata Samadhi. This place was the dwelling of Mahima Dharma. According to the historical Gadjat collection, the majestic Gosain was the first Vaishnava devotee.