Panchalingeswar, Balasore
Religious Place


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About Panchalingeswar

Panchalingeswar is located on a hillock near Nilagiri which is popular for its natural surroundings. The main attraction of this place is a temple having five lingas with a perennial spring flowing over them. The place derived its name from the five lingams that are also known as Panchalingeswar.

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  • Best Time:  During Sunrise
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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  • Camera/Video allowed
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Er satyaprajna Das

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  • Er satyaprajna Das
  • Lives in Balasore
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  • 7 Reviews
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"A good picnic spot" new review

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
As its name suggest this place has 5 Shivlings inside the river, it is a very good place to explore. Beside the Shivlings it has a place from where water comes out always. It has jungle, river and a temple also, it is a very good picnic spot, the idle time to visit here will be in winters. Peoples there are very helpful, you should climb the hill if you can and don't forget to take a camera.
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Priyanka Das

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  • Priyanka Das
  • Lives in Kolkata
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"A nice place for a weekend trip"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted Sep 15, 2014
There is a small temple on the hillock having several steps. The scenery from the top of the hillock is nice, and one also get to see several kind of interesting birds and lizards. But do travel early in the morning to see the temple or else you may end up getting a sun stroke. Overall a nice place for a weekend trip.
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