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Shri Jagganath Temple, Puri

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25th June - 3rd July, 2017

Jagannath Rath Yatra

Ratha Yatra (Also called as Ratha Jatra or Chariot Festival) is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India. It is the oldest Ratha Yatra taking place in India and the World, dating back to 10 - 11 century and its descriptions can be found in Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, Skanda Purana and Kapila Samhita.

It is considered as a part of the Char Dham pilgrimages. The Puri Rath Yatra displays three majestic chariots possessing the idols of the deities- Lord Jagannath, Lord Balrama and Devi Subhadra. This religious festival is attended by millions of devotees and travelers from across the globe in Jagannath dham Puri. It is believed that attending the Rath Yatra is a gateway to heaven. It is either held in the month of June or July every year.

The celebration of this day starts much earlier that comprises the construction and decoration of the Raths or Chariot by numerous devotees & volunteers. The three chariots that are the highlights of the entire Yatra are pulled by strings. The chariot of Lord Jagannath which is 45.6 feet high, high comprises 18 wheels and is referred as Nandighosa. Balabhadra’s chariot is made 45 feet high with 16 wheels is called Taladhvaja. The chariot of Subhadra known as Devadalana has 14 wheels and is 44.6 feet high. All these chariots are decorated with various designs and colors by the artists of Puri that showcases their enthusiasm for the Yatra.
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Hotels Near Jagannath Rath Yatra

OYO 6295 near Jagannath Temple - Grand Road, Puri

1187

OYO 6295 near Jagannath Temple

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 27, 2016 at 9:04 pm
- Apr 30, 2018 at 12:22 pm
Rated
2
Room was nice but no hot water. AC was without any remote on a fixed temperature setting. Food quality average.
Hotel Richi Palace - Sea Beach Area, Puri

7900

Hotel Richi Palace

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.8 / 5
2.8 / 5
- Jul 08, 2018 at 12:13 pm
Rated
3
Room was good neat and clean. only problem was bathroom taps were not working....pls consider it and repair it. thanks
HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN - Grand Road, Puri

699

HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
SINGHADWAR BHAKTA NIVAS - Grand Road, Puri

1200

SINGHADWAR BHAKTA NIVAS

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue

Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 8:34 am
- Jul 06, 2018 at 11:12 am
Rated
4
Good Hotel to Stay .. at Prime Location. All Staffs members are Good. The Receptionist how was a Lady was very co-operative and helpful.
Hotel Shreehari Grand - Grand Road, Puri

1800

Hotel Shreehari Grand

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 500 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
- Apr 08, 2018 at 11:54 am
Rated
5
awesome stay in gangotri hotel. neat and clean 👍 room. sea beach and jagannath temple is in walking distance. good environment. staff behavior is also good.
OYO 9344 Hotel Gangotri - Sea Beach Area, Puri

1777

OYO 9344 Hotel Gangotri

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 900 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.4 / 5
4.4 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm
- Jun 18, 2018 at 2:53 pm
Rated
3
Near to beach . Food was good but price high. room conduction good. Water leakage issue in Bathroom. Tv was not good. over all good .
Reba Beach Resort - Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

320

Reba Beach Resort

Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 17, 2016 at 12:45 am
- Jun 17, 2018 at 4:40 pm
Rated
3
Behaviour of Desk Manager Mr Bishnu Mohanty is excellent and promt response to resolve any problem. Food quality is good but tandoor item is not available. Food is costly.
Hotel Sambit Palace - Marine Drive, Puri

1250

Hotel Sambit Palace

Marine Drive, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.5 / 5
3.5 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 10, 2016 at 9:34 pm
- May 25, 2018 at 10:16 pm
Rated
3
I have been there for 2 days, It's 's a Good HOTEL over all good Hotel to stay here except cleanliness. Hotelier not serious about cleanliness.
Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home - Grand Road, Puri

7900

Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 5