Maa Ghanteswari Temple is situated 33 km south-west of Sambalpur Maa Ghanteswari's Temple is a standout amongst the holiest and excellent places in Sambalpur. As the name demonstrates, there are chimes (Ghanti) all around. Individuals offer chime to Maa after their satisfaction of their desires.
An extensive number of travellers visit this place each day from over the state. This is likewise an exceptionally renowned outing spot. The claim to fame of this sanctuary range is, a great many chimes hanging all around, the main place of its kind in Orissa.
Prior there were some huge size ringers on this spot and with the assistance of wind, those were making a gigantic sound which made the guides mindful of this tricky spot and they never drew close to it. This region being the combination of three surges of water of stream Mahanadi, the water momentum here is exceptionally misleading shaping a whirlpool. Because of this many watercrafts were suffocated while nearing this spot. Here the wind blows vigorously and with the assistance of it, the chimes were delivering sound. Presently after the development of Hirakud dam, this spot has turned out to be more secure.
With Maa Ghanteswari Temple, an extremely pleasant and lovely dam is additionally here named Chiplima Dam. Chiplima is known for a characteristic fall (24.38 mtrs. In tallness) tackled for producing power. The place has picked up conspicuousness as the second Hydro-Electric Project of the Hirakud Dam.