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ଧବଳେଶ୍ଵର ମନ୍ଦିର Dhabaleswara Temple

Paikerapur, Odisha 754027, India

Hindu Temple

Dhabaleswar is popular for the temple of Lord Shiva that stands on a hillock in the middle of river Mahanadi. Located in an island on the river near Mancheswar village of Athagarh block, 37 km from Cuttak. the temple is embellished with stone carvings that date back to the early 10th and 11th century. It is said King Purusottam Dev established the temple in the middle of river Mahanadi so that his queen Padmabati could worship Shiva.

Location of ଧବଳେଶ୍ଵର ମନ୍ଦିର Dhabaleswara Temple