Mukteswar Temple

Mukteswar TempleMukteswar temple is situated in Bhubaneswar. It was built in 10th century. The temple is decorated with very fine and beautiful carvings by Viswakarma Moharana sculptors. The art work done inside the temple is really admirable. There is a tank within the temple premises which is used by devotees. There is a popular belief that tossing coin inside the tank will make wish come true and cure diseases. The red sandstone wall of the temple is craved with figures or lean holy men and women covered with jewels. Another interesting thing about this temple is its curved-top entrance which dates back to 900 AD. The entrance is built in the style of Buddhist architecture. The temple is well maintained and large number of devotees visit to pay homage to the deities on auspicious days. Parsurameswar temple and Kedareswar temple are close to this temple.