Nilagiri Nilgiri is located close 30 km from Ballasoreand is between bhadrak and ballasore . There is a Jagannatha Temple in Nilagiri town which is one of the prominent Jagannnath temples of Odisha. Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra are worshiped here with pomp. Every year RathaYatra is observed here on a large scale similar in style with Puri.
Panchalingeswara temple is well known scenic picnic spot in vicinity of Nilgiri town located in the Ballasore district.This is famous both for Panchalingeswara temple and the picnic spot nearby. Panchalingeswara is surrounded by thick greenery and hillocks. Branches of the natural spring flow through the hill range which add more attraction to this place. Ensconced in the verdant environs of Nilagiri, the five lingams at Panchalingeswar, the revered venue for numerous devotees, are bathed by the iridescent and sparkling waters of a perennial stream. Locals say that these lingams were installed in this beautiful abode by King Banasura himself because of the serenity and beauty of its surrounding environs.
Lord Chaitanya visited this place to worship the deity of Panchalingeshwar when he was going to Jagannath puri.