Thursday, January 19, 2017

Bhima Kunda Waterfall or Bhimkund Waterfall - Keonjhar - Kendujhar - Mayurbhanj - Thakurmunda - Odisha-Famous Picnic Place

Bhima Kunda Waterfall or Bhimkund Waterfall:

 Bhimkund or Bhima Kunda is a beautiful natural waterfall on the River Baitarani. It is located exactly on the boundary line between the districts Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj, at a distance of about 100 km from Keonjhar and 40km from Karanjia. 

This waterfall is two storeyed which resulted into the formation of two waterfalls one above another. It is being told that, Bhima, the second Pandava had taken bath in this waterfall and hence it was named after him. 

During Makar Sankranti Festival in the month of January thousands of people gather here to take their holy dip. 

The water of this waterfall is fully transparent and looks blue in color. The waterfall is believed to have measureless depth.The place is ideal for picnickers. 

To reach Bhimkund take the road from Baripada to karanjia and from Karanjia take the road to Bajna village. On both side on waterfall, one shiva temple and other ambica temple present.