It is a small island on the river Mahanadi. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva, Shambunath. Besides, other temples like Raghunath and Dakshina Kali is situated in this small island. The Simhanth temple is ancient and thronged by devotees round the year.
Best Time: October to March
Nearby Tourist Places: Ramanath&Baidyanath-3 km, Swapneswar Dev(Sankhamari)-4km, Ansupa-33km , Amangeikuda-49 km.
Contact Person: Tourist Officer
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar Airport- 117 Km
Nearest Railway Station is Cuttack- 96 Km
The place can be reached by bus up to Gopinathpur via Badamba – 95kms. From Gopinathpur the waterway to Simhanath is 1km away by boat.
Accommodation (Govt./Pvt.)- Not available