Ghanteswari Temple, Chipilima, Sambalpur

Ghanteswari Temple is situated on the bank of river Mahanadi near the Chiplima Power plant and is 33 km distance from Sambalpur town. As the name indicates, there are bells (Ghanti) everywhere. People offer bell to Maa after their the fulfilment of their wishes. A large number of pilgrims visit this place every day from across the state. This temple area is thousands of bells hanging all around, the only place of its kind in Odisha. It is playing an important role in navigation in the past. It was called a lighthouse without light. The temple got its name from the goddess Ghanteswari. 

Maa Ghanteswari Mandir is a famous temple in the Sambalpur district. The main attraction of this temple is the huge bells and one side of the hill and the other side of the river, which attracts tourists to come here. Chiplima Ghanteswari temple is one of the holy and beautiful places in western Odisha. Chipilima Hydro Power project plant is located near the temple. You will have to go through the Chiplima bridge passage to reach the temple. Maa Ghanteswari Mandir is a 35 km distance from Hirakud dam and 47 km from Bargarh. Maa Ghanteswari Mandir is one of the holy and tourist places in Sambalpur.

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Opening Time

Maa Ghanteswari Mandir opening time is Monday to Sunday Morning 5 am to Evening 8 pm

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Maa Ghanteswari Mandir is at all times of the year.

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Sambalpur, which is located around 20 Km distance from Maa Ghanteswari Temple

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Sambalpur, which is located around 19 Km distance from Maa Ghanteswari Temple

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda, which is located around 78 KM distance from Chiplima Maa Ghanteswari and 294 km from Biju Patnaik International Airport