Bakreswar Shiva Temple, Markona, Balasore

Baba Bakreswar Siva Temple is located on the banks of the Kansa Bansa River, which is full of nature, and it is 500 years old temple. It is about 19 km distance from Soro and 53 km away from Balasore town. At first, Shiva was worshipped at the base of a tree, while the temple was recognized as a tourist destination by the government and a temple was built in which Lord Bakreshwar is worshipped. Bakreswar Temple is a famous temple in Balasore District.

Mahashivratri is the famous festival of this temple. Throughout the year devotees from different parts of Odisha come here to worship Lord Bakreswar Mahadev. Tourists from Balasore and various other places come here to celebrate the New Year as the back of Bakreshwar is on the banks of the Kansa Bansa River and in the middle of the green forest. Bakreswar picnic spot is a tourist destination in Balasore, Odisha.