Dhabaleswar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated at a distance of 27 kilometres from the city of Cuttack.
It is one of the best place for weekend tours. The temple, located on an island on River Mahanadi, is embellished with stone carvings that date back to the early 10th and 11th century. The serene ambience, in which the temple is situated, inspires spiritual feeling among one and all.
A big fair is held on the shukla paksha Chaturdashi of the month Kartika called Bada-osha.
Various functions like Shivaratri, Pausha purnima, Dola purnima, and Kartika purnima are celebrated here.