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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

- Nov 26, 2017 at 11:43 am
Rated
3
Rooms are good. Management is not professional.You have to ask for things you need .They are not experienced . Room service boys were good at their duties.
OYO 6332 near Jagannath Temple - Grand Road, Puri

OYO 6332 near Jagannath Temple

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.4 / 5
3.4 / 5
PP Palace - Puri, Odisha, India, Puri

PP Palace

Puri, Odisha, India, Puri

Approx 700 m from venue

- Oct 08, 2018 at 11:24 pm
Rated
4
Very near the jagannath tample(around 100metre) and sea Beach is also near(around 2km).Nice hotel and room's cleanness and service.rates are very good.
HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN - Grand Road, Puri

8900

HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.9 / 5
3.9 / 5
SINGHADWAR BHAKTA NIVAS - Grand Road, Puri

1399

SINGHADWAR BHAKTA NIVAS

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue

- Jun 28, 2018 at 11:39 am
Rated
2
Not satisfactory. Lift very dirty and fan not working. No attention to cleanliness in corridors and common space.
OYO 6295 near Jagannath Temple - Grand Road, Puri

1661

OYO 6295 near Jagannath Temple

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.6 / 5
2.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 8:34 am
- Sep 24, 2018 at 12:50 am
Rated
4
hotel is 300 m to temple and about 3 km from golden beach. car entry is restricted around hotel area. we had to walk about 1 km to reach our car. hotel buffet breakfast is not good. room are clean ...
Hotel Shreehari Grand - Puri, Odisha, India, Puri

1800

Hotel Shreehari Grand

Puri, Odisha, India, Puri

Approx 500 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm
- Yesterday at 12:00 pm
Rated
4
Nice place to stay. Hotel management staffs are very good. Only one thing which is hotel food have to be improved.
Reba Beach Resort - Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

400

Reba Beach Resort

Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 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

1200

Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
Panthasaala - Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

Panthasaala

Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

Approx 900 m from venue