Ambabhona

This village is situated at about 40 km from North West Bargarh. An old stone temple is dedicated to “Kedarnath Shiva”. It is one of the 8 Siva temples (Astha Sambhu) constructed by Dakshin Rai, the Dewan of Raja Ajit Singh of Sambalpur. This village was a fortified place in the days of the Chauhan Rajas of Sambalpur and the remains of the old forts are still in existence. Kedarnath Temple with its exhilerating forest is located inside a tank. Seeing the beauty and charm of the temple everybody tends to speak highly of Chauhan architecture.