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Jagannath Puri Yatra FAQs

Get all the answers to your questions regarding Jagannath Dham Yatra. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Jagannath Puri tour.

Q: Which are the best months to visit Jagannath temple in Puri?

A: Puri can be visited throughout the year; however some months are generally preferred due to the religious ceremonies that take place in those months. Best time to visit Puri is from October to March. During this time period, the temperature is low making the sightseeing extremely comfortable.

Q: What are the temple timings of Lord Jagannath Temple?

A: The Jagannath temple is open for its devotees all days of the week. It opens from 5.00AM to 12.00PM and 4.00PM to 9.00PM.

Q: Can you please provide the Aarti timings at  Jagannath mandir?

A: Aarti timings are as follows:

  • Dwarpitha and Mangal Aarti at 5 AM
  • Sandhya Aarti – 3:30 PM
  • Pahuda Aarti – 9:00 PM.

Q: When does the Puri Rath Yatra take place?

A: The Ratha Yatra for this year will be held on July.

Q: How to reach Jagannath temple in Puri?

A: Puri is located in the state of Orrisa (Odisha). It is well connected to major destinations of India by air, road and railways. Bhubaneshwar’s Biju Patnaik Airport is the closest airport to Puri. Daily trains to Puri ply from major cities like Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai. Puri has good motorable road connectivity. One can board the state government buses or private buses to reach Jagannath temple. For a comfortable journey you can also book a taxi or hire a cab.

Q: Please mention the things to buy in Puri?

A: Being a hub of cultural and historical influence Odisha offers vast collection of exquisite handicrafts. Palm leaf painting or Patta Chitra which is one of the exclusive craft of Odisha apart from famous appliqué work of Pipili. Traditional sarees like Passapali, Bomka, ikat and Sambalpuri are also available.

Q: Can you provide the list of hospitals around the temple and in Puri?

A: The following is the list of hospitals around the Puri temple :

  • District Headquarters Hospital, Grand Road, Puri
  • T.B. & I.D. Hospital, Badasankha (Station Road)
  • Gopabandhu Ayurvedic Hospital, near police line square.
  • Municipality Dispensary, Dolabedi, Laxmi Bazar
  • Chandan Hajuri Paediatric Hospital, Chakratirtha Road, near Patharapuri Hostel
  • Municipality Hospital, Swargadwar
  • Kamaladevi Maternity Centre, Station road
  • Sri Jagannath Sebayata Hospital, Western Gate
  • Homoeopathic Filaria Research Institute, Labanikhia Chhak
  • Puri Urban Leprosy Project, Chakra Tirtha Road
  • Police Hospital, Police Line
  • Blood Bank, Head Quarter Hospital, Balagandi

Q: Is there any entry fee at Jagannath temple?

A: There is no entry fee at Jagannath temple. Pilgrims can have darshan of Shree Jagannath at free of cost.

Q: How can i avail the online darshan facility at Jaganaath temple?

A: There is no online darshan facility available at Jagannath temple. 

Q: Where to stay at near Jagannath temple Puri?

A: There are many hotels near Jagannath temple where you can stay at. From cheap to luxury all kind of rooms are available at the hotels near the temple. Jagannath Temple Administration also provides two guest houses for the pilgrims-Shri Gundicha Bhakta Niwas and Nilachal Bhakta Yatri Nivas. You can book the room online by visiting the site.

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