Bhairavi Temple :
Bhairavi Temple is situated at a distance of 3 Kms. from the Malkangiri Town.The
hill deity of Malkangiri is worshiped by the people coming from Jeypore and
People leaving Malkangiri for their safe journey. A number of religious visitors
are attracted to this temple to worship throughout the day. The deity is
believed to be worshiped by the King of Malkangiri whose castle s remnants are
still found on the Raja Rani Hill just infront of Bhairavi temple.
Shiva Linga is found in the near by "Goi Hill" of Malkangiri Town. During the
"Maha Shivaratri Festival" a large religious crowd is being gathered at this
hill temple of Lord Shiva. Local people have put efforts in making a safe
passage to the hill for the pilgrims. The height of the Shiva Linga is more that
6 feet.It has been observed that this Shiva Linga is gradually rising up. The
famous "Tarini Temple" is situated at a distance of 2 Kms. from Malkangiri town
on the way to Jeypore. The scenic beauty as well as the religious importance of
this temple attract people of the entire District.
Manyamkonda is one of the GPs of Kalimela Block and it is situated at about a
distance of 90 Kms, from the District Headquarter. This is an important
religious place in Malkangiri District as the famous God of the Malkangiri
District (Lord Mahaprabhu) is being worshiped at this place. Every year during
the month of March/April a festival is being celebrated here. Every alternate
year the famous festival known as "Bada Yatra" of Malkangiri starts from this
place to Malkangiri "Mauli Maa Temple". Three Gods namely "Kanam Raju" relates
to Lord Krishna,"Pota Raju" relates to Vima and "Bal Raju" relates to Arjun are
being worshiped in this festival. This place is surrounded by number of small
hills. The scenic beauty of this place and the temple of Lord Mahaprabhu
attracts a large number of religious visitors to this place.
Situated at a distance of 75 Kilometers from district headquarter is a beautiful
tourist spot of the district. Bus services are available from Malkangiri to
Podia. Manyamkunda is located only at a distance of two kilometers from
Podia.Jeypore is the nearest Railway Station which is also conncted by bus
services to Malkangiri Visitors who visit by air are suggested to connect
Visakhapatnam Airport to reach Malkangiri.The Visakhapatnam is 270 Kilimoters
away from Malkangiri by road.
Bonda Hill :
Bonda Hill comes under the Khoirput Block of Malkangiri District. This is the
living place of Bondas,the primitive tribal community in Malkangiri District. It
is surrounded on all sides by dense hilly forest. The Bondas of the place even
now remain nacked, and it is believed that they were cursed by Godess Sita, as
they laughed at her while she was bathing in a kunda which is named as Sita
Kunda at Bonda Hill. There is one specific festival called "Patkhanda Vatra" at
Mudulipada which is celebrated by them in the month of January by the Bondas in
which they worship a sword. They believe that this sword is belongs to Pandavas.
Apart from these things many more to be seen on the Bonda Hill.