Kanjia Lake Odisha
On the northern outskirts of the historical city of Bhubaneswar, there is located a beautiful freshwater lagoon famed as Kanjia Lake. Sprawls over a rambling area of 75 hectares, this lake is touted as a famous tourist spot in Odisha because of the surreal beauty that girdles it. Complementing the quaint and charming views of the lake, the green-clad hills in the backdrop make a surreal ambiance at Kanjia Lake for all the travellers to admire. Apart from this, the beaut lake of Khanjia also has a rich ecosystem that consists of 37 species of birds, 10 species of amphibians, 20 species of reptiles, 46 species of fish, 10 species of submerged macrophytes, 3 species of prawns, 24 species of emergent macrophytes, and 14 species of floating macrophytes. Kanjia Lake in Khurda district not just serves as nature’s retreat, but, the place also welcomes tourists with a lifetime opportunity to indulge in water sports like scuba diving and boating. Moreover, Nandankanan Biological Park and Botanical Garden are few other places of tourist interest that are located in the close vicinity of the lake. Therefore, one can also choose to explore these places once done exploring Kanjila Lake.