Anshupa Lake is one of the largest fresh water lake of Odisha near Athagarh, Cuttack and 50 km from State Capital Bhubaneswar. It spreads over a vast area of 141 hectare, and surrounded by Saranda Hills in its length. It is about 60 km away from the capital Bhubaneswar and 40 km away from Cuttack.
The place is a small but full of natural sceneries. One side you can see the Saranda hill touching the sky and other side the vast water lake with colorful flowers and leaves of water plants. The beauty of the site goes to the top of its height when the sun returns home in west. The large spread water of lake Anshupa gives a scenic view. With the eye catching natural scenery one can get a glimpse of historic events. Though the King and his empire is no more e but tourist can feel the presence of royal essence there today also. The huge gates, the weaponry, hidden underground paths give a smell of ancient civilization. Also the nearby tribal people add the beauty of the place. The locality is not yet fully developed. The people are still not aware of the modern amenities. In this busy schedule its really difficult to find such tribal people. They will feel proud to describe you the stories of their life-style and inhabitant.