About ODISHA

The Shree Jagannath Temple of Puri is an important Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath, a form of Vishnu, in Puri in the state of Odisha on the eastern coast of India. The temple is an important pilgrimage destination. The present temple was rebuilt from the 10th century onwards, on the site of an earlier temple, and begun by King Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva, first of the Eastern Ganga dynasty.[1]
Shree Jagannath Temple at Puri
Jagannath Temple, Puri
The Shree Jagannath Temple at Puri
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DistrictPuri
DeityJagannath
Festivals
Governing bodyShree Jagannath Temple Office, PuriOdisha, Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee, Puri
Location
LocationPuri
StateOdisha
Country India
Jagannath Temple, Puri is located in Odisha
Jagannath Temple, Puri
Location in Odisha
Geographic coordinates19°48′17″N 85°49′6″E
Architecture
TypeKalinga Architecture
CreatorIndradyumna
Completed1161 CE[citation needed]
Specifications
Temple(s)31
Elevation1 m (3 ft)

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