Puri is a pilgrim town and a renowned beach resort at 65 kms from Bhubaneshwar. Jagannath Temple at Puri is the prime reason why pilgrims travel to Puri.
Temple rebuilt in the year 1174 CE is one of the most revered temples in India and one that gets visited all round the year.
Temple comes alive during Rath Yatra when millions of devotees throng streets of Puri when a procession of three huge chariots bearing the idols of Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra through the Bada Danda of Puri till their final destination the Gundicha Temple.
Jagannath Temple is strict with entry rules and only Indian Hindus are permitted.
Typical Stay Duration – 2-3 nights