Bhimkund is a large and deep pool of the river Baitarani and is situated in the vicinity of Booring village in the Thakurmunda Police Station. It is 24 miles from Karanjia. A new road from Kendujiani on the 15th mile of Karanjia-Thakurmunda Road has been laid out by Govt. of Booring. According to the folk tales, Bhima, the second Pandab, used to take his bath here at this pool when the Pandabas lived in disguise in Biratnagar, presently known as Kaptipada. Here the Baitarani flows through a gorge in steps forming a series of picturesque rapids until it settles down in the pool called Bhimkund. At one place, the gorge is hardly four feet wide in winter. Here the Baitarani disappeared underground to reappear at the Bhimkund pool. In the flood of 1927, the top rock of the tunnel was blown off and the present gorge appeared.
This place is surrounded by precipitous stone walls. During Makar festival in mid-January, gathering of thousands from various parts of the district and the neighbouring Kendujhar district to take bath on this auspicious day.
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