Southwestern Odisha attractions

Top Choice Market in Rayagada

Chatikona Market

The weekly Chatikona market takes place at Bissamcuttack (about 40km north) and is mostly attended by the Dongria Kondh and Desia Kondh villagers from the surrounding Niayamgiri Hills. It's mainly a produce market, …
Top Choice Market in Around Koraput

Onkadelli Market

Onkadelli is a particularly popular tribal produce market, with Bonda, Mali, Kondh and Paraja people attending to buy and sell fruit, vegetables, dried fish, condiments, utensils, objects of daily life as well as ha…
Hindu Temple in Koraput

Jagannath Temple

Jagannath Temple, whose whitewashed sikhara (temple spire) overlooks Koraput town, is well worth visiting. The courtyard around the sikhara contains numerous colourful statues of the wide-eyed Jagannath, the state d…
Market in Koraput

Koraput Market

There’s a smaller market here every day, but it’s Koraput’s big Sunday Market that’s worth exploring. Tribespeople and local traders alike buy and sell food produce and handmade goods in the lanes around the bus sta…
Market in Rayagada

Rayagada Market

Rayagada’s daily market is between the train station and the bus stand; turn right out of the bus stand, take the second right and it’s on your left. Here you’ll see colourfully dressed tribespeople weaving bamboo b…
Waterfall in Around Koraput

Duduma Waterfall

Around 7km east of the Onkadelli Market, this beautiful waterfall plunges down the side of a gorge from a height of 175m. During rainy season (July to September), smaller cascades add to the spectacle.
Market in Around Koraput

Kundli Market

This is the region's largest produce market, taking place from Thursday afternoon until Friday afternoon. Homemade alcohol brewed from the mahua flower is sold near the cattle section.
Market in Around Koraput

Laxmipur Market

A produce market attended by Kondh and Paraja people, Laxmipur is located 56km northeast of Koraput and is reachable on any Rayagada-bound bus.
Market in Around Koraput

Kotapad Market

This is a tribal textile market, featuring yarn coloured with natural dyes, located 63km northwest of Koraput.
Market in Around Koraput

Podagada Market

Paraja and Mali people attend this produce market, situated 18km northeast of Koraput.