Hanuman Vatika along with VedaVyas, Vaishno Devi temple in Sundargarh district is also included in the major tourist places of Odisha. The 74 feet 9 inches high statue of Lord Hanuman in Hanuman Vatika is also the center of attraction. The Human Statue of Lord Hanuman is the second tallest in the country. Till 2003 Hanuman Vatika’s Hanuman use to be the tallest Hanuman Statue in the country
Largest Hanuman Statute of India?
A 134 feet tall Hanuman statue of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh is the tallest Hanuman Statue in India
What is Hanuman Vatika?
Hanuman Vatika is a famous tourist destination in Rourke; Odisha. Hanuman Vatika is them where around 21 famous Hindu temples were constructed around 79.4 Feet Human Statue. All the temples were made in such a way it looks exactly the same as the original temples.
The idea of making Hanuman Vatika as a tourist destination in the steel city of Rourkela was conceived in 1992. Since then its construction has started. In an area of about 13 acres, a plan was made to make the main temples of the country in the same structure and give the opportunity to the devotees to worship the deities, as well as to provide all kinds of facilities to the tourists here. With the efforts of founder former Union Minister Dilip Rai, Trustee RP Gupta, Nihar Rai, Gauri Shankar Agarwal, Nandu Agarwal and others, the work of giving it a grand look started here. The world’s tallest 74 feet 9 inch statue was built here. It was unveiled on 23 February 1994 by Kaliga Veer Biju Patnaik, the creator of modern Odisha. However, now this statue has lost the status of the tallest statue.
How to Reach Hanuman Vatika?
Hanuman Vatika is situated in the heart of Rourkela. Its very close to Civiltownship, Chhend Colony, and Uditnager of Odisha. Hanuman Vatika’s distance from Rourkela Railway Station is 4.5 Kilometers. You can use OLA and UBER to reach Hanuman Vatika.
Nearest Bus stand for Hanuman Vatika is STI or Uditnager. The distance is less than 1 kilometer from both the bus stands
Entry Fee of Hanuman Vatika?
As of now, there is no such entry fee to enter the Hanuman Vatika. Its Fee.
Best session to Visit Hanuman Vatika ?
Entire year you can visit the Hanuman Vatika but December to April is considered to be the best period
Timings of Hanuman Vatika?
The Human Vatika is open from 9 AM to 9 PM,
How many temples are there in Hanuman Vatika?
Every day a large number of tourists reach here and are enjoying the beauty with worship. People spend time in a peaceful environment: Hanuman Vatika, There are 21 temples have been built in the structure of the famous temples of the country and deities are being worshipped. Somnath Temple in Rourkela, Parvati Temple, Maa Vaishno Devi Temple, Durga, Santoshi Temple, Sai Temple, Churchika Temple, Radhakrishna Temple, Maa Bimla Temple, Ganesh Temple, Parashuram Temple, Samaleshwari Temple, A total of 21 temples including Maa Kali Temple, Dwadash Shivling Temple, Bimla Mandir, Laxmi Mandir, Sarla Mandir, Shri Ram Mandir, Hanuman Mandir have been built in the structure of the famous temples of the country. Under the supervision of Jai Hanuman Samiti Charitable Trust, worship has been done in the temples. Devotees continue to visit here from early morning till late evening. Whenever people get time, they go there with family and spend time in a peaceful environment.
Prasad in Hanuman Vatika
At Jagannath Temple Prasad is available: On behalf of the temple management, arrangements have been made in Hanuman Vatika like Jagannath temple of Puri to offer abhada bhog. Every day one has to get the offerings of God by taking coupons at accessible prices here. Devotees can eat rice, dal, besar, kheer, chutney etc. while sitting in a row. Prasad can also be taken for home through coupons. The taste of the prasad is also very much liked among the devotees due to its similarity to the prasad of Puri. Rooms are also available here for the stay of tourists at affordable rates. Kalyan Mandap has also been constructed for marriage and other programs.