Panchalingeswar Temple Tourism Panthanivas

Panchalingeshwar Temple is in Balasore district of Odisha. Panchalingeshwar named after the five Shivalinga that are enshrined inside.Tourism for the Panchalingeswar temple is on top of a hillock near the Nilagiri hill (not to be confused with that of Western Ghats). 

Panthanivas at Panchalingeswar is situated at Shyamasundarpur, Via. : Rajnilagiri,  Balasore. One can call the Tourist Office at Panchalingeswar for Hotel Accomodation Booking at OTDC Panthanivas with Phone no (06782) 211959 and email

The Shivalingas are said to have been enshrined by Sita, the wife of Lord Rama during their exile. Another story holds that King Banasura worshiped the Swayambhu Lingas at this place given its beauty. A beautiful cold water stream is the main attraction of the area, regularly washes the Shivalingas as it flows over them. To reach to the temple one has to lie flat on the rock parallel to the stream to touch and worship the lingas inside the water stream.

There are Private Hotels available for the Tourist near Panchlingeswar Temple.

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