Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple) in Dhenkanal, Odisha, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

Kapilash Rd, Odisha 759027, India

Hindu Temples

About Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

The loftiest peak of Kapilas range enshrines the temple of Lord Shiva, i.e. Chandrasekhar, at a height of about 457 meters. The place is identified with Kailash, the legendary abode of Lord Shiva. A flight of 1,351 steps and a ghat road leads to the temple. Thousands of devout souls throng to Kapilas on Mahasivaratri, the night consecrated to Lord Shiva, in the month of February-March. The hill has several caves and as well as the ruins of a mediaeval fort which are regularly visited by pilgrims



Attractions near Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

ଧବଳେଶ୍ଵର ମନ୍ଦିର Dhabaleswara Temple20.2km from Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa 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.

Saptasajya Reserve forest20.87km from Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

This isi a reserve foresst located in the Dhenkanal district with a verieys of Flora and Fauna. The verieties of living beings in this forest is amazing. trekking and adventue lovers can explore this area.

Anshupa Lake29.84km from Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

Ansupa Lake is a freshwater lagoon in Odisha. The lake sprawls an area of 141-hectare and is renowned as one of the largest lakes in Odisha. Ansupa boasts an astonishing setting amidst nature that is ideal for sightseeing. The scenic surroundings of this place comprise lofty hills with luxuriant greenery on one side and the pristine water lake adorned with flourishing flowers and other water plants.

Nandankanan Zoological Park32.47km from Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

Nandankanan Zoological Park is located 20 kms ahead of the capital city Bhubaneswar in Orissa. By sprawling across dense and tranquil forests of Chandaka, Nandankanan serves the first captive gharial breeding center of India. The name that literally means the "Garden of Pleasure" is the most picturesque park to bring an opportunity to discover unique flora and fauna flourishing in their most natural habitat.

Madhusudan Das House34.57km from Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

Madhusudan Das was the first graduate and advocate of odisha. He was instrumental in creation of Province of Orissa . His house is very famous and there is a statue of him.

Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves46.67km from Mahadev Chandrashekhar Temple (Kapilasa Temple)

Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves are partly natural and partly artificial caves of archaeological, historical and religious importance near the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha. The caves are situated on two adjacent hills, Udayagiri and Khandagiri, mentioned as Kumari Parvata . They have a number of finely and ornately carved caves built during 2nd-century BCE. It is believed that most of these caves were carved out as residential blocks for Jain monks. Udayagiri means "Sunrise Hill" and has 18 cav

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Dhenkanal district is one of the centrally located districts in Odisha. Dhenkanal District is very much famous for its fairs and festivals. GajaLaxmi Puja is a very much popularly known festival to be celebrated in the District. A racing competition is held among the bullocks and prizes are awarded to the owners at the time of the festival.