Hanuman Vatika

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Hanuman Vatika, or the garden belonging to Hanuman, is situated in Rourkela. The garden houses one of the Asia’s tallest statue of Hanuman.

Hanuman Statue in Hanuman Vatika Temple

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The garden was renovated and inaugurated by the chief minister, the late Biju Patnaik of Orissa. The height of the statue is 75 feet. Every year on 23 February it celebrates its foundation day. Other temples inside the premises are 12 Jyotirlingas, Batta Mangala Devi, Sarala Devi Temple, Jagannath Temple, Lakshmi, and Santoshi Mata Temple. One Kalyan Mandap is built to accommodate public gatherings and functions. The Hanuman statue was built by Sri Lakshman Swami of Hyderabad. The newly established Sai Baba temple has become the favorite of the devotees, the idol of which is very similar to the idol of the one situated in Shirdi Sai Baba.

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It is situated adjacent to Rourkela General Hospital. Beside the Rourkela ring road. Civil township, Rourkela 4. Just 5–6 km from Rourkela railway station. Towards south west direction.

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