Kantilo Nilamadhaba Temple, Nayagarh

Kantilo Nilamadhaba Temple is situated on the bank of the river Mahanadi and at a distance of 25 km from Nayagarh & 100 km from Bhubaneswar. It is famous for Lord Nilamadhaba as well as brass utensils. The temple of Lord Nilamadhab stands majestically on the top of the twin hills, just towards the right side bank of the river Mahanadi. In addition to Lord Neelmadhab, the temple premises include Kashi Vishwanath, Maa Bimala, Maa Laxmi, Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Goddess Subhadra and Rohini.

There is also a Sidheswar Siva temple inside the compound of Lord Nilamadhab. The archaeological heritage of the above temples is very ancient and full of historical legends. The Siva Linga of Sidlieswar tilts north and south as per the moment of the Sun. Long years ago Nilamadhab was worshipped by a Sabar named Biswabasu in the dense forest Nilamadhaba is called the form of Lord Jagannath, who came to Puri by way of Marriage of Lilita, daughter of Biswabasu with Bidyapati, minister of Indradyumna of Malaba.

However, Kantilo is a religious centre of Odisha and attractive to the visitors for the scenery of river Mahanadi and temples thereon. Tourists visiting the Kantilo Neelamadhava temple enjoy boating on the river. Kantilo Nilamadhaba Temple is one of the Best Tourist places in Nayagarh, Odisha.

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Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Khandapada, which is located around 14 Km distance from Kantilo Nilamadhab Temple.

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Nayagarh, which is located around 32 K distance from Kantilo Nilamadhab Temple.

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar , which is located around 80 Km distance from Kantilo Nilamadhab Temple.

Best Time to visit

Best time to visit Kantilo Nilamadhaba Temple at all times of the year

Opening Time

Kantilo Nilamadhaba Temple Opening time is Monday to Sunday Morning 6 am to Evening 9 pm