This is a very old Hindu temple and was built in the 11th century is located in Bhubaneswar. This was originally known as “Indreshwar” as well as the “Love Temple”, due to the reason that here you will find many erotic carvings of women and couples. This temple is built on a raised platform which has two structures. There is a shrine which is placed in the center with a bada, and the roof above this is of 18metres in height. The temple was built out of dull and red and turbid yellow sandstone locally called "Rajarani".
This was built in 1100 and in surrounded by well maintained gardens and has been preserved by the Archaeological survey of India, thus referred to as an ASI monument; therefore an entry fee of Rs 5 is charged for Indians and Rs 100 from foreigners. This is quite well known for well ornamented temple sanctuary and tower. Upon visiting this temple you will notice there around the center area there are pairs of statues which representing the eight “dikpalas” (guardians) who protect the temple. Between the “dikpalas” are the elephants, nymphs and couple who are embracing each other and lions which peer from niches and decorate the pillars.