Sitabinji Fresco Painting and Rock Inscription
Sitabinji Fresco Painting & Rock Inscription is located on the side of holy Sita river in a beautiful natural ambience encircled with sprawling mountain rangse. A magnificent stone looks like a temple stands in country yard with a height of approx. 150 feet high which is considered as a major attraction of the spot. Maa Sita Thakurani is the presiding goddess of the pitha along with her two sons Laba & Kusha worshipped under a mammoth stone like temple structures from time immemorial. The famous ancient fresco painting on a rock shelter called Ravan Chahaya is looking like a half opened umbrella which depicts the legendary battle of Lord Rama & Ravana. A series of rock inscriptions are also found nearby the spot is still not interpreted by the modern historians. A great civilization was flourished once upon a time as bricks & other antiques are earthen at the site. The latest remainings of the vestige of the history corroborates that of the golden era of Gupta period of India. Now, ASI is looking after this site for preservation & conservation purposes. This spot is just 25 km away from Keonjhar town.
How to Reach:
Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, is the only civil airport in the state connected to different parts of the country through regular flights
Nearest Railway Station Harichandanpur Railway Station-17 K.M. , Kendujhargarh Railway Station - 50 K.M. & Jajpur-Kendujhar Road Railway Station-70 K.M
It is 30 Kms from Keonjhar.