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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
- Sep 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm
Rated
4
Great location, 500 mts from Puri Jagannath temple. Ideal for tourists visiting temple. Decent and good vegetarian restaurant. Staff was cordial, travel desk helped to arrange for car trips to konark ...
Hotel Shreehari Grand - Grand Road, Puri

1500

Hotel Shreehari Grand

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 500 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.9 / 5
3.9 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 27, 2016 at 9:04 pm
- Aug 02, 2016 at 5:28 pm
Rated
1
very bad service and very roundly behavior. foods are very bad
Hotel Richi Palace - Sea Beach Area, Puri

1500

Hotel Richi Palace

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.2 / 5
3.2 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 10, 2016 at 9:34 pm
- Mar 03, 2017 at 7:38 am
Rated
2
It's very near to the temple. But service quality is very very worst that I have never seen before. Also cleanliness is not maintained. Throughout my 24 hours staying...not a single time they clean ...
Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home - Grand Road, Puri

1200

Shree Vishnu Darshan Holiday Home

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.5 / 5
3.5 / 5
- Mar 19, 2017 at 11:49 pm
Rated
4
Best location for Jagannathan temple darshan not only as near to temple but also from gallery of hotel to see change of flags of temple
HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN - Grand Road, Puri

999

HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 7:58 pm
- Jan 08, 2017 at 12:27 am
Rated
1
Very very poor service.one boy attend calls,he cleans rooms serves food everything.locatipn is ok nearby to golden beach.food ok.room rent should be around ****.
Hotel Neel Madhaba International - Sea Beach Area, Puri

1000

Hotel Neel Madhaba International

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.7 / 5
2.7 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 5:52 am
- Mar 18, 2017 at 7:18 am
Rated
1
I booked two single rooms for my parents and uncle (4 adults). The reservation was confirmed ...and also by talking to the hotel directly, however after reaching at the hotel, they said that two ...
Hotel Pushpa (Berries Group of Hotels) - Marine Drive, Puri

1403

Hotel Pushpa (Berries Group of Hotels)

Marine Drive, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm
- Mar 15, 2017 at 9:43 pm
Rated
4
Good location friendly administration. Absolutely value for money but they need to better maintenance to property... Food quality is so so but you get too many options outside of hotel..
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
- Mar 19, 2017 at 10:22 am
Rated
2
Defective tap, torn bedsheet, invisible mirror, room without key(room no-301) - See Photos. For getting my own booked room we hv to wait around 1hr 15min. & receptionist behaved very rudly.. Finally ...
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
- Mar 19, 2017 at 5:07 pm
Rated
1
price and hotel facilities are totally mismatched, worst experience.
Chandan Lodge - Grand Road, Puri

800

Chandan Lodge

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5