Panchalingeswar, Balasore
Religious Place

Panchalingeswar

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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 Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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subho

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  • Lives in Kolkata
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  • 11 Reviews
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  19493 readers

"Nice place close to nature" new review

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
It is a fantastic place with hills around. Lots of greenery. One will like it for a relaxed holidaying. Gurushakti Hotels is a good hotel over there apart from Panthanivas.
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Rj richard Ray

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  • Rj richard Ray
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 2 Reviews
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"Wonderful place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
A real place where lord Shiva stays, roaring fountain, hilltop, windy sunset time its mesmerising. Panchalingeswar takes 1 hr by road from Chandipur. It comes within the local sight seeing destinations.
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Padmini Rout

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  • Padmini Rout
  • Lives in Cuttack
  • 38 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  2625 readers

"It is a famous place in Balasore"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Sep 23, 2015
It is the best place over the hill and it is also a picnic spot. It gives good and pleasing appearance over the hill top. Here the 5 linga of Lord Shiva is kept. I advice to all travellers that they should visit this nice place.
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Er satyaprajna Das

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  • Er satyaprajna Das
  • Lives in Balasore
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  • 12 Reviews
  •  10 helpful votes
  •  6588 readers

"A good picnic spot"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Aug 14, 2015
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
  • 13 Reviews
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"A nice place for a weekend trip"

  • 4.0/7
  • 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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