Lord Kedarnath Temple, Ambabhona, Bargarh

Kedarnath Temple is situated at the foot of Barapahar Mountain. It is 35 km from the district headquarter of Bargarh. The famous temple of Kedarnath at Ambabhona has the idol of Lord Shiva. The temple of Lord Kedarnath exists here inside a beautiful pond. Though popular belief accords the credit of building the temple to Sambalpur King Baliyarsingh, History accords it to Dewan Dakshinray. The main festival of this place is Mahashivaratri in the month of Magha.

The Kedarnath Temple is one of the Ashtashambhu temples in western Odisha. The 8 Asta-Sambhu Shiva Temples such as Bimaleswar Temple at Huma (Sambalpur), Kedarnath Temple at Ambabhona (Bargarh), Baidyanath Temple at Deogaon (Bargarh), Balunkeswar Temple at Gaisama (Bargarh), Mandhata Baba Temple at Maneswar (Sambalpur), Swapneswar Temple at Sorna (Bargarh), Visweswar Temple at Soranda (Bargarh), Nilakantheswar Temple at Nilji (Bargarh).