Patnagarh is a town situated around 40 km away from the district headquarter of Balangir. The place houses some enticing ancient temples. The Patmeswari Temple was constructed in the Chalukya style of architecture. The Someswar Siva Temple is a 12th century old temple which is an important pilgrim.
In Patnagarh you will also find a wide array of ancient temples which now lies in ruins. Most of these temples were constructed during the rule of the Chauhans of Western Odisha.
Patnagarh is surely a town to explore and observe to learn about the history of Balangir. The place still retains its royal charm of a past era. This place is visited by many researchers in history and students of archaeology every year.