The historic name of this temple was Gandheshwar. Situated on the bank of Mahanadi, this Shiva temple was built through the architectural remains of ancient temples and vihars. Although the temple is not basically known for its architecture, yet the collection of different historic remains are quite artistic. The statue of Buddha touching the earth, Natraj, Shiv, Garud Narayan, Mahisasur Mardini is the rare ones in the premises. There are various pictures of Shiva-Leela on the top of the entrance to attract the visitors. The peculiar face of Ravan is another attraction here. Thousands of devotees assemble here during festivals.