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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

Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 8:34 am
- 3 hours, 11 minutes ago
Rated
4
Hotel is quite close to the jagganath temple and in terms of maintenance it is also good. The only drawback is the taste of food served in bf. though the staff tries to resolve that issue as well at ...
Hotel Shreehari Grand - Grand Road, Puri

1400

Hotel Shreehari Grand

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 500 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.4 / 5
4.4 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 27, 2016 at 9:04 pm
- May 21, 2017 at 10:11 pm
Rated
1
worst n most I'll behaved manager I have ever seen.very bad behaviour of d staff members except one or 2..no cleanliness of d room for 2 days during our stay... specially the manager needs to be ...
Hotel Richi Palace - Sea Beach Area, Puri

6000

Hotel Richi Palace

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.0 / 5
3.0 / 5
- Yesterday at 11:40 am
Rated
5
It is one of very good and under budget hotel. also it is very near to temple. People are so good and helpful.
HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN - Grand Road, Puri

599

HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
- 4 hours, 13 minutes ago
Rated
5
very beautiful location, All rooms are sea facing, good room service... Delicious food... overall good experience...
Hotel Golden Tree - Sea Beach Area, Puri

3500

Hotel Golden Tree

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 7:58 pm
- Oct 10, 2017 at 9:05 am
Rated
3
gud service...nyc staff lil far from temple bt u'l always find means to reach the temple...
Hotel Neel Madhaba International - Sea Beach Area, Puri

1800

Hotel Neel Madhaba International

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.8 / 5
2.8 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm
- Nov 13, 2017 at 11:01 pm
Rated
5
I am very much satisfied..in future if I go to puri I will book this hotel once again..
Reba Beach Resort - Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

320

Reba Beach Resort

Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.9 / 5
3.9 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 17, 2016 at 12:45 am
- 23 hours, 54 minutes ago
Rated
2
This hotel is a Go-certified one but I experienced very bad after staying here. First of all this hotel is only 'OK' for solo travelers only for 1-2 days stay. Room is not very clean and they used ...
Hotel Sambit Palace - Marine Drive, Puri

999

Hotel Sambit Palace

Marine Drive, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
Sri Mandir Guest House - Puri, Puri

9990

Sri Mandir Guest House

Puri, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue