Pancharatha Temple

Pancharatha Temple is a highly revered shrine at Sonpur, in Odisha. This beautiful temple, constructed in a chariot size, resembles the Sun Temple at Konark. As many as five temples are built up on a single platform here. Lord Siva, Ganesh, Kartikeya and Rishava along with Goddess Parvati are worshipped here.Most noteworthy feature of the temple is that the idol of Lord Ganesh faces east; generally in all Shiva temples the idol faces south. It is believed that Pancharatha Temple was built by King Birmitra Singhdeo to commemorate the death of his son Prince Somobhusan.

  • Pancharatha Temple, Sonepur
  • Pancharatha Temple

How to Reach:

By Air

Raipur, Bhubaneswar, are the nearest Air-Port.

By Train

Balangir is the nearest railway station.

By Road

Connected to Bhubaneswar and Raipur . NH-57 crosses across the district.