A town in Sambalpur district, Burla is on the banks of the river Mahanadi in the state of Odisha. Sambalpur is on NH 6. The Hirakud station, at the end of this town is walking distance from Mahanadi Coal Limited (MCL). The town is very well-known for its engineering college. The capital, Bhubaneswar is 296 km away from Burla.
Place to Stay
There are a few budget hotels in this town including Apsara Hotel (Tariff Rs. 500) and Sheetal Hotel (Tariff Rs. 600.)
The official language that is spoken here is Koshali. Hindi is also spoken here.
The best time to visit this town would be during Durga Pooja and Dussera in the month of October as the whole town gathers together to celebrate these festivals.
Place of Interest
The Ishaneshwar Mandir and the Radha Krishna mandir are some famous attractions of this town.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to this town is the Rourkela Airport which is 130 km away.
The Hirakud Railway station is 4 km away from and has trains that connect to the neighbouring towns and cities.
Bular is well-connected to the neighbouring cities by road. There are frequent busses to Bhubaneshwar and Cuttak(among others.) Some popular bus operators in this region are Sri Chakadola travels and A.R Travels. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers.