BIKRAMKHOL CAVE IS A BEAUTIFUL TOURIST PLACE SITUATED IN JHARSUGUDA, ODISHA
About Bikramkhol Cave:
Bikramkhol Cave is a favorite tourist destination situated on the Jharsuguda-Lakhanpur Road at about 25 km from Jharsuguda.The ancient cave of Bikramkhol in the village known as Banjari bears the testimony of the evolution of human civilization and a script developed by them, far back in the 4000 B.C.
The village of Banjari is an important name in the tourism of Jharsuguda owing to its antiquity.Bikramkhol is the recognized tourist spot of the Central Government in Orissa, which attracts tourists even from abroad.The ancient symbols engraved on the walls of the cave of Bikramkhol, paintings of animals, circular holes dug in the wall where weapons, dress and other articles of use were being kept suspended, the floors, where circular holes have been dug to pound the grains etc are the key interest about the Bikramkhol cave.
On NH-200 at about 5 km from Belpahar there is a village known as Banjari.In the vicinity of the village the ancient cave of Bikramkhol is located. In this inaccessible dense forest ancient people lived surviving on fruits, roots and animal meat. During 4000 BC there was evolution of human civilization in the region and a script was developed by them. There are some ancient script engraved in the wall of Bikramkhol and also paintings of animals. Circular holes have been dug in the wall where weapons, dress and other articles of use were being kept suspended. Even on the floors circular holes have been dug to pound the grains. Bikramkhol has been declared a tourist spot by the Central Government and tourists, historians and researchers from all over the country and abroad.