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Jagannath Temple, Puri
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Admire the striking complex of Jagannath Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath, the Lord of the Universe. The current temple structure was built in 1161 by a local ruler, but it is believed that its origins date back more than 2,000 years. The main shrine, one of 120 temples within the complex, contains a wooden image of the presiding deity. Only Hindus are allowed onto the temple premises, but you can view the massive complex from the roof of a nearby library. A visit to Jagannath Temple represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Puri vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • One of the four Dhams for Hindus. Imposing temple. Surroundings not clean. There are four entrance gates. East and West gates are mostly used for entry and exit. Suggest take a priest who can also be ...  more »
  • The Puri Jagannath Temple is among one of the Dhams. it carries lots of cultural importance. The Cart festival of Puri Jagannath is famous world wide. 
  • A must visit Hindu religious Dham. One out of the four such. The Lord has his meals here and those who get the blessings here never go hungry 
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  • The mahaprasad, made from at least 15 varieties of vegetarian food, is cooked for nearly 10000 devotees on any given day at the 12th century shrine. Temple sources said at least 100 servitors sell mahaprasad worth over Rs 10 lakh on the shrine campus every day. The Jagannath Temple's kitchen is touted as the biggest shrine kitchen in the country.
  • Jai shree Jagannath....famous for car festival aslo known as ratha yatra....well maintained by the government as well as the temple authority...
  • Its a treat to the eyes you love art every engraving in the temple will make you go wow..lots of pandas available there to make you shed money to offer puja at the temple..guides are there to tell you about the history of the temple and take you to a walk around of the temple.Be careful with hanumans if you are carrying prasad in your hand..
  • This place is believed as vaikunth in earth in this kaliyuga Amazing peace and feel once you see lord Jagannath with big eyes Aum namo Narayan Lord Jagannath said to yamraj ji that puri people should not be taken to hell. So Puri is known as purushottam kshetra Hari aum.
  • Jai Shree Jagannath Jai Shree Jagatjanni Krshena Vanya