Center of Tantric orded for the worship of 64yoginis carved out of black chlorite stone. The temple is believed to be built by the Queen Hiradevi of Bramha dynasty during 9th century. It’s built in a circular fashion, completely put together with blocks of sand stone. The inside of the circular wall has cavities, each housing the statue of a Goddess. There are around 56 such idols, made of black granite, inscribed within the wall cavities, centring on the main idol which is the Goddess Kali, who stands on a human head representing the triumph of the heart over the mind. The temple houses a central altar (Chandi Mandapa) which has the remaining 8 Goddess idols on all 4 sides. Some historians believe that an idol of Maha Bhairava was worshiped in the Chandi Mandapa.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhuwaneswar, which is 25 km away. Well connected by rail to all major tour destinations of the country.
Nearest Railway Station is at Master Canteen Square,Bhubaneswar which is about 20 km.
It is about 20 km away from Bhubaneswar-Puri National Highway NH-203.