Manikeshwari Temple is located in Kalahandi district
. The temple is located to the south of Bhawanipatna
. The main deity here is Goddess Manikeshwari. The main devotees are from the fishermen community.
During Dussehra festival, animal sacrifice is offered at this temple. A film is also documented showing the ritual of animal sacrifice, before Goddess Manikeshwari. Karlapat, which is famous for its charming wild life, is near the temple.