Jagannath Temple, Ranchi

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Observe a panorama of the city and take some Ayurvedic medicine during festival times at Jagannath Temple, an important Hindu pilgrimage center perched atop a small hillock. Join a beeline of devotees, tribal and non-tribal, climbing the long stairway to reach the temple or take vehicle route for a breathtaking view. Built in 1691 in the same Kalinga architectural style as its namesake temple in Puri, Odisha but smaller, the temple features an elegant cream-colored tower with crimson lining. The original temple collapsed in 1990 and it was fully renovated in 1992 as a brick whitewashed building. Dedicated to Lord Jagannath, this structure is particularly venerated by members of Vaishnavism sect of Hinduism. Use our Ranchi trip itinerary builder to add Jagannath Temple and other attractions to your Ranchi vacation plans.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Jai Jagannath!! This is a must see place in the capital of Jharkhand Ranchi for both religious and nature loving person. You'll be lost in the majestic aura of Jagannath Swami.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    This is a prominent attraction for visiting, picnicking or plane worship. Situated atop a hill, there is a motorable road right up to the temple. The renovated temple is very magnificent and worth a v...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    This temple was just a replica of Jagannath Temple , Puri. It was built in a hilltop just 10 kms from main Ranchi town and very near the Ranchi cricket Stadium. Its a very nice please to relax, enjoy ...  more »

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