Angul is the hub of industrial progress and commercial trade in its own namesake district in the state of Odisha (formerly known as Orissa).
Angul stands out from other tourists destinations in terms of its natural scenic beauty.Satkosia wildlife sanctuary along the bank of Mahanadi river is the prefered habitat of myriad varieties of wildlife.A 22km long narrow gorge,in the pathway of mighty Mahanadi the is one of the mightiest gorges in India. Tikarpara a haven for crocodiles is an important place of visit.The Derjang irrigation project, a reservoir scheme,Rengali biosphere are all the part of Angul's exotic tourist spot.
Apart from scenic beauty the place holds some marvellous historical shrines.A rock art sleeping image of lord vishnu is located at Bhimkund, village on the right bank of river Brahmani,The temple of Budhi Thakurani,sailashreekhetra,hingula peetha are in and about Angul.Ravan chhaya is an important traditional art of Angul.
The nearest public airport is at Bhubaneswar which is 150 km away from Angul, although Angul has a private airstrip of Jindal.
Angul is well connected by networks of railways.Located in the East coast Zone,it has well connectivity with other cities of India viz Mumbai,New delhi,Ahmedabad,Amritsar,Howrah,Vishakhapatnam and just 2 hrs journey to Bhubaneswar.
By road:Angul is well connected to The Golden Quadrilateral and North South corridor by Nh42.Projects are under implementation to connect Angul to other Cities by Express Highways.
Local modes of transport includes all range of three wheelers to four wheelers and city buses.Suburbs are accessible through private modes of transport.
The Jagannath Mandir is the city's landmark on Sunasagada Hill top.
The best time to visit Angul is in winter.The Picnic spots are well visited during months Nov-Feb.City is marked by many festivals all the year round including trade fest cultural events,book fairs,and amusement rides during major fests.Several recreational parks and Zoological gardens are places where people hang out.
Major Hotels like Durga,Prashanti,Auroville etc offers varieties of World class food. Other major Restaurant are widely popular.Small eateries and dhabas are available at every location that does not allow people let go hungry.
Fast food outlets and public kiosks are favourite hangout places for city youths.South Indian foods are also popular along with western food items.
Sip and Bite suffice the city for coffee tea lovers.