One of the oldest Shakta temples of Orissa, with Maa Charchika devi being the prime goddess, the charchika temple is situated on Ruchika hills on the banks of the Renuka river. The Renuka river interestingly was created by the flood of 1982. This temple is situated in the heart of Banki. It's good to visit the temple at the time of "Dusshera" in the month of October. Kumarpurnima a Hindu festival celebrated 10 days after Dusshera is very famous here.