Ujjaleswar temple and Ghodahada Dam is located 20 km from Digapahandi and at a distance of 60 km away from Gopalpur beach and 47 km from Berhampur. This dam was opened in 1978 and is one of the largest dams in Odisha. Ghodahada Dam with its reservoir attracts a good number of picnickers around the year. Ghoadhada dam is built on the Ghoadhada river, which is surrounded by hills.
A Ujjaleswar Temple is standing near the dam at Badapadahill. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of the place. Mahashivaratri and Sankranti days are the main festivals of this temple. The Sunrise and sunset of this beach are pleasant for the tourists. Ujjaleswar Temple is a famous temple near Ghodahada Dam.
Odisha government has built Eco tourism, Wetland, a viewpoint, and a children’s park for the tourists near the Ghodahada dam. Ghodahada Reservoir is a crocodile rearing centre and has a crocodile in it, which attracts tourists to come here. Another attraction of this place is the boating that tourists can enjoy in the dam. The place is surrounded by hills and dense forests. Ghodahada Dam and Ujjaleswar Temple are the best tourist places in Berhampur, Ganjam, and Odisha.
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