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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 : Jul 02, 2016 at 3:49 am
- Feb 20, 2018 at 1:03 pm
Rated
4
Very good palace to stay. Staff are very good .but Food quality average.
MAHODADHI PALACE  - Sea Beach Area, Puri

3999

MAHODADHI PALACE

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 8:34 am
- 2 days ago at 12:10 pm
Rated
2
Hotel is good but there are managing people is not well... My room phone is dead.. after continue saying for water they provide late , news paper not provided....we stay for 3 days but my room not ...
Hotel Shreehari Grand - Grand Road, Puri

1450

Hotel Shreehari Grand

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 500 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 27, 2016 at 9:04 pm
- Feb 01, 2018 at 3:39 pm
Rated
5
it's a good hotel 300 MTR from sea beach.Hotel restaurant food is very good and fresh.
Hotel Richi Palace - Sea Beach Area, Puri

2499

Hotel Richi Palace

Sea Beach Area, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.2 / 5
3.2 / 5
- Feb 13, 2018 at 2:53 pm
Rated
5
it's best place for staying temple only 40mtr & you can see temple from hotel balcony and sea beach only 10mnt walk ..
HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN - Grand Road, Puri

999

HOTEL JAGANNATH DARSHAN

Grand Road, Puri

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
- Jan 04, 2018 at 4:35 pm
Rated
4
Good location,quality Chinese food available in their own restaurant, services found good.
Hotel Lee Garden - Puri, Puri

2600

Hotel Lee Garden

Puri, Puri

Approx 900 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.1 / 5
3.1 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 7:58 pm
- 2 days ago at 11:36 am
Rated
3
good location near beach 50 miter frm hotel good food but taking too much time . old model lift working some time . staf good Beheviour overal ok
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 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm
- Feb 19, 2018 at 7:02 am
Rated
3
Not much good for customers they are treating very wrongly with us rather then their direct customers like we are living their freely
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
- 2 days ago at 11:20 am
Rated
1
room is too small,room not ready at the time..
Hotel Sambit Palace - Marine Drive, Puri

1120

Hotel Sambit Palace

Marine Drive, Puri

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5