The ancient capital of the kingdom of Patna, Patnagarh combines in happy synthesis, its mythic past with the modern present. The temples of Patmeswari in Chalukyan style and that of Someswar Shiva belonging to the 12th Century are the monuments of prominence.
The temples of Patneswari which are built in Chalukyan style and Someswar Shiva belonging to the 12 th century are the monuments of prominence. One can find here the reminiscence of the earliest group of temples built during the Chauhan rule in Western Odisha. It is 40 km from Balangir town.