Parsurameswar Temple, located in the East Indian city of Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Odisha in India, is considered the best preserved specimen of an early Odiaan Hindu temple dated to the Sailodbhava period between the 7th and 8th centuries AD, considered to be the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar.. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and is one of the oldest existing temples in the state. It is believed to have been built around 650 AD in Nagara style and has all the main features of the pre-10th century Orissan-style temples. The temple is one among the Parasumeswar group of temples. Parsurmeswar Temple was built by the Sailodbhavas, who had Shiva as their family deity. The Sailodbhavas also respected the Sakta deities and depicted Sakta images on the walls of the temple.