Puri – One of the Char Dhams (four most sacred places in India), is a beautiful coastal town in the state of Odisha known at global tourism map for famous Shri Jagannath Temple and Puri Beach along with its proximity to Konark Sun Temple – the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated at the distance of around 65 km from Bhubaneswar – the capital city of Odisha, Puri has different names like Shri Jagannath Puri, Purusottama Puri and the Abode of Lord Jagannath.
For those who love to capture traditional temple architecture or want to collect some evidences of rich architectural history of Odisha, Puri is a place to make their dream come true. There are various prime tourist attractions and holy temples in the city and in its surrounding area.
Shree Jagannath Puri Temple – Explore the Reign of Lord of the Universe
Shri Jagannath Puri Temple is a must see place for the followers once in their lives. Constructed in 11th century and is the starting point of the world famous car festival (Rath Yatra) held in the months of June-July. Entry is limited to Hindus. Do lean against the Shani temple and watch the summit of the temple and do savour the temple Mahaprasada.