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'Holy place of Lord Jagannath', Getting to puri
'Holy place of Lord Jagannath', Getting to puri

The Jagannath Temple of Puri is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath and located on the eastern coast of India, at Puri in the state of Odisha.

Jagannath, literally lord of the universe, is believed to reside at this place. Puri is also famous for its beautiful beaches and beach resort. Chilka Lake, Puri beach, Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary and Gundicha Ghar are other Puri attractions apart from Jagannath temple.

You can reach puri by:-

1. By Air- Puri does not have an airport. Nearest airport is Bhubaneswar Airport. Puri 53 km away Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI), Bhubaneshwar, Odisha Puri 368 km away Visakhapatnam Airport (VTZ), Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

2. By Rail- Railways having direct express and super fast train links with New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Okha, Ahmedabad, Tirupati etc. Some important trains are Kolkata (Howrah) Puri Howrah Express, Jagannath Express; New Delhi; Purushottam Express. Khurda Road Station, 44 km, from Puri is convenient rail head for train to Chennai and Western India. The station is about one km North of the town. Cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws compete aggressively to get you to a hotel.

3. By Bus- The bus stand near the Gundicha Temple provides connections to Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, service every 10-15 minutes. Minibuses to Konark leave every 20-30 minutes and also from Jatiababa Chhak. There are direct buses for Kolkata and Visakhapatnam.

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