Harishankar is situated in Bolangir district at a distance of about 81 km from Bolangir town. On the southern slope of Gandhamardan hills, Harishankar, is a place of pilgrimage and rare scenic beauty with gurgling waterfalls. The place is also noted for the Hari Shankar temple that is unique in itself not only because of its antiquity and design with inscriptions in Porto-Odia on the outer walls but also for being one of the rarest temples of its kind in the entire country where both Vishnu and Shiva are worshiped together. A natural spring of water appends to the beauty of Harishankar.
On the Northern slope of the Gandhamardan hills lies Nrusinghanath in Bargarh district. Both the places are connected by a hill top road of 16 km. Harishankar is connected by an all weather good moterable road (81 km). Regular bus services operate to and from Bolangir.