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Jagannath temple is one of the famous Hindu temples of Puri, in the state of Orissa, India. The temple comes under the popular Char dham yatra, which is believed to make at least once in a lifetime by the Hindus. The temple is dedicated to lord Jagannath, the symbol of love and universal brotherhood. It was built in 11th century and is famous for its annual Rath yatra, the chariot festival where the three deities of the temple are taken out on impressively decorated temple cars. The festival of Rath Yatra is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by the people. Thousands of devotees visit the place to attend Rath yatra every year. Avail Jagannath tour packages and get to see the place at its best. Other important festival celebrated at Jagannath temple includes Chandan yatra, Snana yatra, Anasara, Nava kalevera, Niladari Bije and Gupta Gundicha. The temple is of great important for Vaishnava traditions and saint Ramananda. Jagannath temple travel and tourism provides the best way of travelling to this wonderful place.
One of the famous Hindu pilgrimage centres, Jagannath temple is largely visited by the worshippers of Krishna and Vishnu.the wheel at the top of the Jagannath temple is made up of 8 different metals known as asta-dhatu. Apart from that, the main temple is surrounded by 30 smaller temples. There are various intresting facets of the temple that you will come to know on your trip to Jagannath temple. There are various other places to visit around Jagannath temple.