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Shri Jagganath Temple, Puri

Timings

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
- Apr 26, 2017 at 7:25 am
Rated
5
Very good. The management is cooperative. Amenities must be taken care of.
Hotel Shreehari Grand - Grand Road, Puri

1500

Hotel Shreehari Grand

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 500 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 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
Last Booked : Aug 10, 2016 at 9:34 pm
- May 22, 2017 at 9:15 pm
Rated
5
Not good it is very very good hotel & nice service
Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home - Grand Road, Puri

1280

Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 5:52 am
- 20 hours, 33 minutes ago
Rated
2
last night for 3 hrs a/c was not working and today whole day A/C is not working, aetiquite light is not there,
Hotel Pushpa (Berries Group of Hotels) - Marine Drive, Puri

1282

Hotel Pushpa (Berries Group of Hotels)

Marine Drive, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.9 / 5
3.9 / 5
Monarama nivash - Sea Beach Area, Puri

3599

Monarama nivash

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm
- May 24, 2017 at 9:45 am
Rated
4
Food quality was good enough....need a little maintenance
Reba Beach Resort - Gopal Ballav Road, Puri

280

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
- Yesterday at 10:48 am
Rated
4
Hotel staff is very good and Helpful . Service quality good but Food very expensive. Bathroom quality very good.
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
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 9:55 am
- May 24, 2017 at 9:18 am
Rated
1
It is a bad experience. Try to avoid.
Chandan Lodge - Grand Road, Puri

800

Chandan Lodge

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.5 / 5
3.5 / 5