Puri the holy land of Jagannath is a very popular and important pilgrimage destination in Odisha. For Hindu people this place is not less than heaven, every year millions of Hindu visit to Puri with the purpose to worship lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Maa Subhadra, along with to feel and experience divine atmosphere of Jagannath Temple. Another name of this temple Shree Mandir, spiritual environment of this temple provides an extraordinary spiritual experience to visitors, and divine piece to the heart and mind of the pilgrims.
These is no doubt that Odisha is a land of festivals, here at place people like to enjoy with their family and friends together, so throughout the year many festivals are celebrated in this state. In Puri jagannath Mandir different festivals as example Chandan Yatra, Snana Yatra, Anavasara or Anasara, Rath Yatra at Puri, Niladri Bije, Gupta Gundicha and Nava Kalebara etc are celebrated with joy and happiness.
Millions of people belonging from different country, community, religion are visited Puri, and worship lord Jagannath, also explore the beauty and fine architectural structure of Shree Mandir.
Local and International Visitors in Puri
All visitors feel some spiritual experience in Puri Jagannath Mandir, mostly Hindu people or local people belonging to different states of the country India visit to Puri with the main purpose of visualizing lord Jagannath and other deities. But most foreign visitors come with the purpose of exploring the arts, culture and rituals of Jagannath Mandir, also the foreign visitors or international visitors like to visit other popular temples and important places located near or in Puri.