Dedicated to God Siva & Goddess Gouri, this Kedareswar temple is situated in the same location next to Mukteswar Temple. The myth goes that the king Lalatendu Kesari, after the tragic episode related to 2 lovers Kedar & Gouri, had designed this Kedareswar temple in their mind.
This is a Zoo of Sambalpur, Odisha which is situated at a distance of 20 kilometers from Bhubaneswar. This place is famous for its botanical garden, natural lake, and zoo. The newly released Natural lion safari is the largest of its kind in India. The best attraction of the place is the white tigers that are present here which makes this place unique all across the world.
According to the engraving originally attached with the temple, this temple was constructed to enshrine the linga known as Brahmesvara by Kolavati, who is the mother of Somvanshi king Uddyotakesari, in latter's 18th regnal year at the locality recognized as Siddhatirtha at Ekamra. So, this temple offers a datum-line in the chronology of the Orissan architecture.
These twin hills are located in Bhubaneswar. The place has 117 caves. and, the Rani Gumpha is the largest cave in the Khandagiri & Udayagiri hills. Another cave recognized as the Hathigumpha is also there where rock is engraved with Hathigumpha legend by King Kharavela. The caves also have Barabhuja temple & Jain temple.
This temple is the best example of Orissan architecture. In the elegance of its proportions & richness of the surface treatment, this is one of the most refined and finished manifestations of temple architecture.