Jagannath Temple, Ranchi

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. Put Jagannath Temple at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ranchi travel route planner .
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  • Went in the evening 5pm., architecture looks like Jagannath Temple,Puri.The deities are also almost alike. View of the city down is nice,as the temple is at height. On one side the Stadium is also vis...  more »
  • I visit this Jagannath Temple only one time during my exams at Ranchi, India and like this temple for its designing.  more »
  • A heritage temple in Ranchi. Dedicated to Lord Juggernaut. Scenic view from top. A must visit if you are in Ranchi  more »

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For a city with relatively little tourist appeal, Ranchi offers a surprising selection of accommodations. The majority of these come in the form of small hotels and guesthouses close to the train station. Unfortunately, many budget-friendly options offer only basic amenities and maintain questionable standards of hygiene. For something more comfortable, consider the options along the northern section of Main Road, where you can find larger modern hotels, including global chain brands.
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