A replica of that of original one in Jammu, Vaishno Devi Temple in Rourkela was established back in the year 2000. Perched atop of Durgapur Hill, this shrine is engirdled by thick green forests and scenic surrounding. Since it has a connection with that of in Jammu, Vaishno Devi Temple in Rourkela is reckoned amongst the highly revered Hindu temples in Odisha. Just like the original one, there is also a Bhairavnath Temple located in the near proximity to the temple. During the festival of Navratri, the temple receives a heavy footfall of devotees from round the country. The temple of goddess Durga is another religious site, established in 2007, located on the top of the hills. Besides Navaratri, oodles of devotees also mark their presence during the auspicious festival of Durga Puja.
A climb of around 600 stairs takes tourists to this sacred site in Rourkela. Pilgrims can be seen enchanting prayers and holy verses while climbing up to the temple. Since the temple comes under Vaishno Devi Temple trust, it includes incredible facilities and smooth arrangements to ascertain the comfort of pilgrims. These include water and sanitation arrangements along with electricity facility during the night time. Apart from the pilgrimage, one can savour the mesmerizing views of the whole region. Inside the temple, the view of pilgrims enchanting prayers and loud bells ringing in the synchronization of their prayers give a whole new vibe and experience, just like the one which you get to savour in the Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu.