The Mallikeswar temple is located 4 km from Malkangiri town and at the top of the Mallikeshwar hill. The temple is surrounded by hills and dense forests. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of this place. According to the people, the height of the Shiva Lingam in this temple is increasing day by day. Maha Sivaratri is the main festival of Mallikeswar. Thousands of devotees come here every year to watch the festival. Mallikeswar Mandir is one of the famous temple in Malkangiri District, Odisha.