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Ahirabandh Jagannath Temple, Rourkela

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Ahirabandh Jagannath Temple is one of the most famous temples of the city of Rourkela. As the name indicates, the temple is consigned to Lord Jagannath. Along with Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are also worshipped here. The temple is located in a small town that goes by the name of Ahirabandh, which is about 1 km from the city centre.

The temple was built in the year 1975. It has a height of 90 feet and is magnificent in structure and architecture. The temple follows the Puri Jagannath Temple in several cases. In the Ahirabandh Jagannath Temple 13, festivals are celebrated throughout the year. A large number of people take part in the festivities. Among these festivals, the Rath Yatra holds a special significance. It is celebrated on a grand scale. Tourists and devotees visit the temple throughout the year.

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