Pataleshwar Shiva Temple, Paikapada, Rayagada

Pataleswar temple has situated at Paikapada on the bank of the river Nagavali. It is 25 km from Rayagada town and stands. Lord Pataleshwar Shiva is worshipped in the Pataleswar temple. Lord Jagannath, Maa Dakhineswari kali, and Chamunda are the most common deities worshipped here. It is believed that this Pataleshwar temple has 99.99,999 Shiva Lingam. The Lord Pataleswar temple is an inspirational slab on the walls that indicates the rich cultural heritage of the place. There are a dilapidated fort and mountains from the 8th to 13th century AD near Palikapada.