Panchalingeswar Temple & Hill, Nilagiri, Balasore

The Panchalingeswar temple is located on a hill called Devgiri near Nilagiris. It is 30 km distance from Balasore town and 10 km from Nilagiri Jagannath temple. Five Shiva linga are worshipped here. The perennial stream flows on the five Lingams constantly throughout the year. It was the capital of Banasur who had established here five Lingams for the public so that the place is called Panchalingeswar. To reach this temple, one has to climb about 300 steps. It is believed that devotees come to worship and touch these five Lingams in the spring, and Touching these five lingams inside the stream fulfills their wishes. The Panchalingeswar Hill Station is a tourist attraction places in Balasore, Odisha.

The Panchalingeswar hill is surrounded by many small and large hills, which attract tourists to come here. During the holy month of Shravan, the Kaudia come and pour water on Shiva Lingam. Maha Shivaratri is the main festival of the temple, and many devotees from Odisha and Calcutta come here to observe this festival. The place is surrounded by natural scenery and attractive to visitors. There are many waterfalls in the Panchalingeswar hills where tourists can bathe. There is Panthasala at the foot of the Panchalingeswar hill for tourists to rest. Nilagiri Jagannath Temple is located around 9 km from Panchalingeswar Temple. Panchalingeswar Temple is one of the most popular famous Temple in the Baleswar District.

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Opening Time

Panchalingeshwar Temple opening time is Monday to Sunday Morning 7 am to Evening 6 pm

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Panchalingeshwar at all times of the year.

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Nilagiri, which is located around 10KM distance from Panchalingeshwar Mandir

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Jaleswar, which is located around 31 KM distance from Panchalingeshwar Hill

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, which is located around 186 KM distance from Panchalingeshwar Temple