Patora Dam site of the Upper Jonk Irrigation Project is situated at a distance of 20 km from Nuapada Town. It is a medium irrigation project built for water conservation. The sunrise and sunset at this dam are pleasant for the tourists. Patora Reservoir is Attracts tourists to come here in winter for a beautiful natural environment. On the left side of the dam, there is a beautiful park on the hill where you can sit and enjoy the natural beauty of the dam. Visitors enjoy the beauty of nature while sitting on the velvet grass in the park. Just below the dam, a flora fountain is in the making. The sprinkling water within a flowering ring presents a splendid sight. Patora Reservoir is surrounded by hills and forests.
Jogeswar Mandir, Patora Nature Camp
This place is also famous for Yogeswar Temple. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of this place. It is very amazing to see the artwork of this Jogeswar Mandir. The upper part of the temple is made up of 3 large Shiva linga shapes. A huge Lord Hanuman idol is at the entrance of the temple, and in addition, other gods are worshipped in this Yogeswar temple. Maha Shivaratri is the main festival of this temple which a large number of devotees gather here to observe. Baba Jogeswar Mandir is one of the most famous temples in the Nuapada District. There is Nature Camp near the Patora dam for tourists. The place is extremely valued for its scenic beauty attracts people for weekend picnics and boating.
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