Mayurbhanj is a beautiful establishment in the Indian state of Odisha. In the bygone times, it had served as the princely state with the same name under the British rule. In the initial years, the Bhanj dynasty ruled over this region and according to a legend, the ancestors of the Bhanj dynasty emanated from the eyes of a peacock.
Resting on the shoreline facing the Bay of Bengal, Mayurbhanj is elevated at a height of 1,083 feet above the sea level. It unfolds across an area of 10,982 sq. km. with a larger portion of land as jagged plain. The climate of Mayurbhanj can be classified as tropical humid. The average temperature during searing summers reaches 37°C. The mercury level during winters, on an average, ranges between 15°C-20°C due to its proximity close to the shoreline.
Mayurbhanj gloats remarkable tourist attractions. The notable places that are visited by the tourists are Mayurbhanj Palace, Barehipani Falls, Simplipal National Park, Joranda & Sitakund Falls and Belagadia Palace. During the vacation time, these spots become crowded by the visitors.