Gandheswar Temple, Mahasamund is situated on the banks of the Mahanadi river. The historical city of Mahasamund is a municipality in the Mahasamund District. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Mahasamund District. Apart from the Gandheswar Temple, Mahasamund, there are other temples in the city as well. The other temples are Swastik Vihar, Anand Prabhu Kudi Vihar and Laxman Temple. There are also a number of different types of tribes living in the city. The different types of tribes are Kamar, Kanwar, Dhanwar, Kharai, Munda, Bahalia, Saur, Pardhi, Binjhwar, Saharia, Sanwara, Kharwar, Bhujia, Sonar and Halba.
Built using the architectural remains of ancient temples and vihars, the Gandheswar Temple, Chhattisgarh reflects an ethnic and traditional look.
Gandheswar Temple, Mahasamund is a Shiva temple that has an artistic display. The top of the entrance of the Gandheswar Temple in Mahasamund in India has various pictures of 'Shiva-Leela'. There is a statue of Buddha touching the earth inside the temple. There are other statues as well that include Varah, Garud Narayan, Natraj, Mahisasur Mardini and Shiva. Every year thousands of visitors from each and every corner of the world and from all over India visit this beautiful and picturesque temple.