This small but extremely picturesque
lake holds a prominent position in the tourist map of Orissa
for its beauty, proximity to Cuttack and the fact that till
the recent past, it used to play host to migratory birds
The Ansupa is a horseshoe shaped fresh water lake on the
left bank of the Mahanadi opposite Banki in Cutack district.
It is at present about 5 kms long and 1.6 kms wide. The
lake stands at the foot of the Saranda hills. This attractive
tourist spot is about 35 kms from Bhubaneswar.