Harishankar Temple is an ancient shrine situated at Harishankar, about 45 km from Bhubaneswar
, in Balangir District
. It is on the southern slope of the Gandhamardan hills, which stand along Balangir
This 14th century temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is noted for its charming design and exquisite architecture, which is different from the more well known Orissa style.
The place is known as Harishankar after Hari Lord Vishnu and Sankara Lord Shiva, the dual deities of Hindu mythology.
Harishankar Temple can be approached from Nrusimhanath.