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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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  • The temple is a famous ancient temple part of the main attractions at Puri. Mobile phones are not allowed inside the temple, however locker facilities available outside. It's a crowded place to visit ...  more »
  • This is one of the 4 most important pilgrimages in India. Lord Jagannath is worshiped here. The temple is having unique Oria architectural style. 
  • Jagannath Temple Visit is the most do thing if u visit Odisha and the ambience and spritituality touches ur soul..Mahaprasad at Anand bazaar is must do and u can taste 100s of dishes at a very minimal...  more »
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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