Kichakeswari Temple, Khiching, Mayurbhanj

Kichakeswari Temple is situated at Khiching village in Mayurbhanj and is 145 km away from Baripada town. Previously it was the capital of the Bhanja dynasty of Mayurbhanja. Goddess Kichakeswari is the presiding deity of the temple. The temple has an archaeological remain dating back to the Middle Ages that look beautiful and is built entirely of granite. Nilakanthaswar temple has located beside the Kichakeswari. MahaShiva Ratri is the main festival of this temple, and a large number of devotees come here to worship Lord Nilakanthaswar. There is an archaeological Museum were images of Ancient Gods. On the whole, Khiching is a beautiful place of archaeological remains. Khiching temple is the best tourist place in Mayurbhanj, Odisha.