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Jagannath Temple, Ranchi


Located 10 km south west of Ranchi is the 17th century Jagannath Temple on a hillock at Jagannathpur. Thakur Ani Nath Shahdeo, of Barkagarh Jagannathpur principality, built the temple in 1691. Its architectural styles resemble the Jagannath temple of Puri. Rath yatra or Car festival similar to that of Puri is held every year in the months of June and July. It attracts thousands of devotees from all over India. 

Ranchi photos, Jagannath Temple - A view of the temple
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