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What makes Puri in Orissa famous?

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Asked by Francisco, 24 Jan '10 05:47 pm
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Puri pronunciation (helpinfo) (Oriya: , Bengali: ) is a city in the east Indian state of Orissa. It is also known to many as Jagannath Puri after the Jagannath Temple, which was built in the late eleventh century.
Puri is one of the oldest cities in the eastern part of the country. It is situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal and is a popular beach resort, positioned in a unique place so that both sunset and sunrise can be viewed from the beach.It is said that 13 festivals are celebrated in calendar year relating to Lord Jagannath are,
a) Car Festival(Ratha Yatra) July b) Chandan Yatra April c) Gosani Yatra Dasahara in Sept./Oct. d) Sahi Yatra for 7 days from Rama Navami March/April e) Mahasiva Ratri Feb in all the Saiva Pithas f) Magha mela at Konarak on January g) Boita Bandan at Konark in Oct./Nov. h) Harirajpur Melan Harirajpur March i) Jhamu Yatra Kakatapur May j) Dayana chori Ghorodia in Pipil Block k) Aunla Navami Sakhigopal in March l) Makar Mela Chilika Jan m) Bali Har ...more
Answered by Josna, 24 Jan '10 07:33 pm

 
  
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Puri is also famous for its annual Ratha Yatra, or "Festival of Chariots", when the deities Jagannath, Baladeva, and Subhadra, are brought out of the temple, and placed in a chariot procession. This festival occurs on various dates of the Gregorian calendar, typically in the month of July.
Answered by anil garg, 25 Jul '13 10:58 pm

 
  
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Rath Yatra
Answered by iqbal seth, 24 Jan '10 06:19 pm

 
  
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It is famous for Jagannath temple and beach is very good and Bhuneshwar has many Shiva temples and sungod
Answered by sarya mitra, 24 Jan '10 05:51 pm

 
  
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Its natural beauty and the pureness of the place.
Its God Nilamadhava or say lord Jagannath's holy place.
Answered by swati rath, 24 Jan '10 05:51 pm

 
  
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Lord Jagannath Temple
Answered by vinodhini, 24 Jan '10 05:49 pm

 
  
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Jagannath temple and beach.
Answered by bhanwar bothra, 24 Jan '10 05:47 pm

 
  
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