The Jagannath temple is located in the Indian state of Orissa. This temple is an exact replica of the main Jagannath temple which is located in Puri. The height of the temple is 70 feet. This was actually constructed by a few Oriya workers who wanted to replicate the architecture of the Jagannath temple.
The temple is red in color as the complex was made out of a shade of a burnt brick as sandstone was brought from Orissa. It is interesting to know that more than 600 tonnes of sandstones was utilized for building the temple and almost 60 stone carvers were brought in to work on this temple complex. The main deity is Jagannath, and his the main deity for the people of Orissa and he along with his siblings Subhadra and Balabhadra. One can see separate statues of Hindu gods and goddesses like those of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Laxmi, Lord Shiva and the Navagrahas.
The main festival of Puri is Rathyatra, and this is celebrated in a big way in the Jagannath temple of Puri. The annual Rathyatra festival is also celebrated in this temple with a lot of pomp and show and in this procession all the three main deities are carried out on a large scale procession.
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