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 largely a produce market,…
Top Choice Market in Around Koraput

Onkadelli Market

A particularly popular tribal produce market, with Bonda, Mali, Kondh and Paraja people attending.
Hindu Temple in Koraput

Jagannath Temple

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

Koraput Market

There’s a market here every day, but it’s Koraput’s big all-day 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 smaller cascades add to the spectacle.
Market in Around Koraput

Kundli Market

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

Laxmipur Market

A produce market attended by Kondh and Paraja people, 56km from Koraput. Reachable on any Rayagada-bound bus.
Market in Around Koraput

Podagada Market

Paraja and Mali people attend this produce market, 18km from Koraput.
Market in Around Koraput

Kotapad Market

Tribal textile market, with natural dyes used, 63km from Koraput.