Mani Nageswar Shiva Temple, Bardhanpur, Balasore

The Mani Nageswar Shiva temple is situated at Bardhanpur and is around 15 km away from Balasore town. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of the place. The Temple was built in the year 1600 A.D. Mythology says that Pandav at the time of their “Agyantabas” used to take baths at Pandav ghat in the Bay of Bengal very close to Bardhanpur. After taking bath they used to have a Darsan of Maninageswar Shiva. Throughout the year devotees from different parts of Odisha come here to worship Lord Mahadev and Mahashivratri is the famous festival of this temple. At the time of visiting the spot, one can enjoy the beauty of the sea beach which is only 2 km from the spot. Mani nageswar shiva temple is a famous temple in Balasore District. (Source)