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The architecture of the twin temples are supposed to be of late 10th century, which mark the rising and reforming stage of Kalinga architecture. The builders of this shrine are Somavaṃśī kings. It marks the harmony between the cults of Shiva and Vishnu.It was built at a time when other parts of India were busy in fighting between the two sects following above two forms of one supreme. The main Vimana is of Rekha Deula.The Jagamohana is of flat roofed temple.
The Shiva Temple houses Shivalinga which is named as Siddhesvara. It is also same structure as above.
The Vishnu Temple has a Vigraha made of black chlorite and has four hands having all weapons and ornaments.
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