Shree Jagannath Temple
Jagannath Temple, Puri is a Hindu temple which is devoted to the Hindu God Jagannatha, Avatar of lord Maha Vishnu, Subhadra and Goddess Mahalaxmi are among the other goddesses. The temple in its present form was reconstructed during the 10th century, at the location where a temple earlier stood. The construction was started by King Ananta Varman Chodagana Deva I of the dynasty. It was built on Kalinga architecture. It is located on Eastern Coast of India at Puri in the state of Odisha. There are bus services available from Purito Bhubaneshwar the capital of Odisha and via many places nearby. There are various stories related to this temple. It is one of the important pilgrimages of Hindus among the four great ‘Char Dhams’. The temple is famous for its Ratho Yatra or Chariot festival. The image of Lord Jagannath is a wood carving. During Ratho Yatra, lakhs of devotees pull the Rath or just touch them to seek blessings which are considered holy. Well. For Darshan, Non-Hindus are totally restricted from entry. It has 4 entrances in all directions. It remains open from 5 am to 12 midnight. Darshan is very easier and the queue is not at all long. The priests behave very well with visitors. No lighting is present inside the temple except for a Diya. Daily Offerings are made to the Lord. The temple's kitchen is the world's largest. The Mahaprasad is cooked in earthen pots. The Prasad prepared is without onion and garlic and it's considered to be divine. There is Puri beach nearby so one can go and enjoy with their family and scenic beauty of SAND ART by SUDARSHAN PATTNAIK who is a sand artist. The whole temple provides peace to such an extent that one can really forget their worries.
Facilities provided by OYO at its hotels near Jagannath Temple Puri
OYO hotels nearby Jagannath Temple Puri are in proximity of the temple for the devotees to visit the temple after keeping the belongings at the hotel. Since the temple is near they can even keep their shoes in the hotel to avoid getting stolen at the temple premises. The rooms have enough light for the customers during the daytime. There are Restaurants near the hotel at the OYO at its hotels near Jagannath Temple Puri for the convenience of the guests. Amenities provided by OYO rooms include parking, free Wi-Fi, card payment, CCTV cameras, power backup.