Minajhola Shiva Temple, Rayagada

The Minajhola is famous for the Shiva temple, which is located confluence of the river Philopholia, Chouldhua and Vansadhara. It is 70 km distance from Gunupur and 110 km Rayagada town. The Shiva temple has situated in the middle of a large rock in the river. This place is also popularly known as Minaketan. 

Lord Shiva and Basua Balada Idol are worshipped by local people on special occasions. Maha Shivaratri is the main festival of this temple, which is celebrated by a large number of devotees. This place is located in the middle of hills and forests, so outdoor tourists come for picnics. Minajhola is approached from Gunupur via Gudari by boat. This Minajhola Shiva temple is a popular tourist place in Rayagada, Odisha.

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Opening Time

Minajhola Shiva Temple opening time is Monday to Sunday Morning 7 am to Evening 6pm

Best Time to visit

Best time to visit Minajhola Shiva Temple at all times of the year.

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Guadari, which is located around 28 KM distance from Gudari Mina jhola Shiva Temple

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Rayagada, which is located around 104 KM distance from Gudari Minajhola Shiva Temple

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar , which is located around 353 KM distance from Gudari Shiva Temple