Saintala

Saintala is located in Balangir district at a distance of 40 km from the district headquarter town. NH-201 passes through Saintala. This place is famous for its Chandi temple which is now in half broken condition. The goddess Chandi is presently established in a small mound. Unearthed images of Dasavtara Lord Vishnu and a broken door jamb with figures of Ganga and Yamuna found at this place are remarkable. This site is an interesting spot for archaeologists and historians.

Saintala can be reached from Balangir town (40 km) by local bus or hired taxi. Balangir town is at a distance of 300 km from Bhubaneswar by road.