Panchalingeshwar Temple is in Balasore district of Odisha, India. It named after the five Shivalinga that are enshrined inside. The temple is on top of a hillock near the Nilagiri hill (not to be confused with that of Western Ghats).Panchalingeswar is situated on a hillock near Nilagiri surrounded by green forests. A perennial stream flows on the five Lingams. The place commands a panoramic view of nature and is ideal for picnickers. ready to climb more than 200 stairs, it is very interesting.The Shivalingas are said to have been enshrined by Sita, the wife of Lord Rama during their exile. Another story holds that King Banasura worshiped the Swayambhu Lingas at this place given its beauty. A perennial stream, which is the main attraction of the area, regularly washes the Shivalingas as it flows over them. To reach to the temple one has to lie flat on the rock parallel to the stream to touch and worship the lingas inside the water stream.Panchalingeswar Saiva pitha is situated on a hillock with perennial streams falling on five natural Lingas. Its natural beauty attracts nature lovers and visitors. A number of tourists of Odisha, West Bengal and other states visit here throughout the year for Darshan of Lord and enjoy the scenic beauty.