Jagannath Puri


Accommodation in Puri

Rooms in Puri or a Dharamshala in Puri near Jagannath temple can be booked on the YatraDham.Org. website conveniently with an assurance of reliability. A Puri Dharamshala list which includes Maheshwari Dharamshala, Puri, Bharat Sevashram,Neeladri Bhakta Niwas, Gaudiya Mission, Birla Guest House, Puri booking details and more can be checked out on the website. Many Dharamshala in Jagannath Puri is near the temple. A hotel in Jagannath Puri near the beach, a guest house in Puri, a lodge in Puri, or a budget hotel in Puri are among various options for the visitor.

Jagannath Temple Puri

Jagannath Puri Darshan Timings are 5:30 AM to 10:00 PM every day of the week. The Puri Jagannath temple kitchen is immense and known as Vaishnava Agni. The Nilachakra atop the temple is made of ‘Ashta-Dhatu and has a circumference of 36 feet. Jagannath Puri Yatra, also known as Rath Yatra, Puri is witnessed by millions. Jagannath temple history goes back to ancient times with divine connections. Lingaraj Temple Height is 55 meters. It is a highly revered temple in Bhubaneswar.

Places to Visit in Puri

Besides the temple, there are many places for Puri sightseeing. Puri sea beach and Konark beach are two of the beaches. Puri beach festival is a fun-filled experience. Sightseeing in Puri by bus is preferred by many visitors. Places to visit in Konark include the Konark Sun Temple and the Konark beach. Puri sightseeing packages are also offered by local operators.

Best Season to visit Puri

Best time to visit Puri Jagannath Mandir is during the winter months. May to July is when the major festivals like Rath Yatra are held. The airport nearest to Puri is Bhubaneswar Airport. Bhubaneswar to Puri taxi fare starts from Rs. 1500, but can be negotiated. Puri to Bhubaneswar can be traveled by train or bus also. Puri to Chilka is about 105 km by road. Jagannath Puri nearest railway station is Puri railway station.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

1.How many days are enough for Jagannath Puri?

If you are visiting Jagannath Puri a four days stay is enough for in and around sightseeing.

2.What is the distance from Puri to Konark? Which are the places to visit in Konark?

The distance from Jagannath Puri to Konark is 34 km. A taxi is the best way to reach Konark from Puri. Places to see in Konark include - Konark Beach, Konark Sun Temple, Balukhand-Konark Wildlife Sanctuary, Archeological Museum, Ramachandi Beach and Chandrabhaga Temple.

3.How to reach from Puri to Bhubaneswar?

The distance between Puri and Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha is 61 km. Yatris can go to Bhubaneswar from Puri by road or train. By Train - There are several trains running from Puri to Bhubaneswar. Traveling time is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. By Road - AC City buses (Govt.) and private AC/ Non AC buses run between Puri and Bhubaneswar and are economical. Taxis are also available. Time taken is approximately 1.5 hours.

4.What is Jagannath Puri famous for?

Jagannath Puri in Odisha is famous for its iconic Jagannath Temple and the Rath Yatra, also known as the Chariot Festival which is celebrated in Puri. Through the year many other festivals like Snana Yatra, Sri Hari Sayan, Utthapan Yatra, Dol Yatra, Akshaya Tritiya, and Uttarayan are celebrated.

5.What are Jagannath Puri temple timings?

Jagannath Puri Temple timings are from 4:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

6.Which are the Guesthouses/Dharamshalas in Puri near Jagannath Temple?

Some guest houses/Dharamshala in Puri near Jagannath temple are Assam Jatri Niwas near Jagannath Ji Temple, Nilandri Complex, Shri Chaitanya Gaudiya Mutt near Jagannath Ji Temple, Doodwawala Dharamshala – All these Guest Houses/Dharamshalas in Puri are within 0.3 km to 2 km of the Jagannath Temple.

7.Which are the Hotels/Stays in Jagannath Puri near the beach?

Some of the hotels/stays in Jagannath Puri near the beach are - Golak Dham Bhakta Nivas, Sri Gopinath Gaudiya Math, Gattani Seva Niketan, Shri Purushottam Vatika, Nitaai Gaudiya Math, and Rukmani Birla Mangal Bhavan (Birla Guest House). All these are within 1 km to 3.5 km from the beach.

8.Where do yatri like to book rooms in Puri?

Most Yatris like to book rooms in Puri near Jagannath Temple and the beach because transportation is easily available and most of the sightseeing is nearby.

 
 

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