Sureswari Temple

Sureswari temple or Sursuri temple is located at the left bank of Tel River towards the south-west of the confluence of Mahanadi and Tel River. It is one of the well known Sakti Pitha of Odisha. Devi Sureswari is the presiding deity of the temple. A six-handed standing image of Goddess Kali is worshhipped as Sureswari. The main festival of Devi Sureswari is observed at the time of Dussehra. Devotees from far and wide come here to see the Dasavesa at the time of Dussehra. Balijatra is yet another greatestfair of Devi Sureswari, celebrated from the Aswina Amabashya to Purnima for fifteen days.