Undertake a journey to Puri which is known as the temple town of Orissa in India with Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages. Be a part of the Puri Rath Yatra, the festival of chariots of lord Jagannatha. This festival is celebrated every year in which the presiding deities of the temple lord Jagannatha, lord Balabhadra, sri Mandira and goddess Subhadra are taken out of the temple in a procession. The gods are taken to their chariots with the sudarshana wheel and the procession is a huge affair. Many devotees gather to be a part of this festival. Be a part of this grand festival with Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages. Witness the beautiful colorful chariots which are drawn by the devotees. This is considered an auspicious occasion.
The sanctity and significance of the rath yatra can be experienced by taking the Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages. People gather to get a glimpse of Lord Jagannatha on the chariot and to touch the chariots. To see the deities in the final destination of the procession is considered sacred. Puri is known for the Rath Yatra, architectural grandeur, spiritual significance and the beaches. It is a coastal district of Orissa that attracts a lot of tourists every year. This temple town is home to Lord Jagannath and has a rich cultural heritage. It is a beach town with a lot of history.
Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages takes you to this old city which has the famous Lord Jagannath Temple. This is a major attraction of Puri which was built in the 12th century. It is built in the Kalinga style of architecture and is exquisitely carved. This 65 meter high temple stands in a compound on the Nilgiri Hills. The Gundicha Mandir is related closely to the Puri Rath Yatra and it is the place where gods reside for a week during the festival. The beaches of Puri showcase the Bay of Bengal and the fine white sands. The Balighai Beach is a popular picnic place at the mouth of Nuanai River. Balighai is also known for the sea turtle research center. Sakshi Gopal is another place to see about 20 kilometers from Puri. Book the Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages to enjoy a holiday at Puri.
The Chilika Lake is large lake near Puri and one should not miss visiting this lake while in Puri. Pipli village near Puri has some beautiful handicrafts which are made locally in the traditional Oriya style. Raghurajpur is famous for the Patta Chitra art in Orissa. Apart from the Puri Rath Yatra is the Nava Kalebara is another famous festival of Puri one can experience. It is also related to Lord Jagannatha. Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages offers a visit to this religious place to be a part of these festivals. In Nava Kalebara festival, the idols of Jagannath, Subhadra and Balabhadra are carved out of chandan and neem trees. Puri beach festival is also celebrated once a year in November where the Oriya crafts and culture is displayed and highlighted. Book the Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages to enjoy your holidays in Puri.
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