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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

1359

OYO 6295 near Jagannath Temple

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.5 / 5
3.5 / 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

2999

Hotel Richi Palace

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.8 / 5
2.8 / 5
- Jun 10, 2018 at 4:30 pm
Rated
4
Good location. Rooms are also good. Overall satisfactory. If you are looking for good low price hotel then must choose this one.
HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN - Grand Road, Puri

599

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

OYO 6332 near Jagannath Temple - Puri

OYO 6332 near Jagannath Temple

Puri

Approx 300 m from venue

Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 8:34 am
- Jun 15, 2018 at 11:53 am
Rated
4
very near from temple room was good value for money also but very poor morning breakfast overall is good
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
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm
- 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
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 - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 17, 2016 at 12:45 am
- Jun 09, 2018 at 2:02 pm
Rated
3
Hotel was good... location and room is ok..no sea view from anywhere but service is very slow and bad...food is ok... everything is below average compare to the rate.
Hotel Sambit Palace - Marine Drive, Puri

2070

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

1440

Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5