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Puri is a great temple town. is one of the four holiest points of pilgrimage for Hindus. The reigning deity of the city, Lord Jagannath, whose temple was built way back in the 12th century, is not only of great religious significance to the people of Orissa but is revered by thousands of pilgrims who seek His blessings from every part of the country. This intense veneration of Jagannath, or the Lord of the Universe, reaches its zenith during the annual rites of the Rath Yatra in the months of June-July, when the images of Lord Jagannath,

Puri Tourist Attractions
Gundicha Temple

Gundicha Temple is one of the temples closely related to the festivity of the Rath Yatra of Puri. It is a holy place where God resides for seven days during the festival. This garden is regarded as the place of lord Jagannath's aunt.

Chilika Lake

It the largest brackish water lake in Asia (65 kms long, 8-20 kms wide, about 2 meters deep), is situated just a few kilometers away from Puri and is a place worth visiting. It has been affectionately called as the 'honeymooners' paradise' and 'breakfast island'.

 
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