Ushakothi

UshakothiUshakothi is situated in the district of Sundergarh at a distance of about 40 kms in the west of Sundergarh city. It is a tribal dominated area. It is famous for its ancient caves and cave paintings. The cave paintings of this place trace to Neolithic period. There are two hills where the paintings could be found. The hills are about 2 kms apart from each other. The paintings on both the hills are liner and different from each other. It is an important site for archeology. The path between Sundergarh and Ushakothi is partly laid on gravel and tar and the rest path is through the twist and turns of forest. It is an ideal place for trekking. The nearest railhead is Himagiri Railway Station.