Sakhibata Temple, Kendrapara

Sakhibata is a 500-year-old banyan tree which is situated at Sakhibata, and it is only 6 km from Kendrapara town. Main attraction of  this place is Big Old Banyan tree. The large tree spread across 1.3 acres of land with about 600 trunks and sub-trunks, has been granted the tourist spot status by the state government following visits of tourists in the area throughout the year. A 500-year-old temple is still intact at the spot, a reminder of the historic importance of the place. Lord Baladevjew is worshipped in this famous Kendrapara Sakhibata Temple. This ancient temple is associated with mythology. Sakhibata Temple is of the most popular famous Temples in Kendrapara,  Odisha.  (Source)