Escape from the city for a short tour. Rejoice and get
ORISSA CAR FESTIVAL TOUR (In JUNE/JULY).
The grand and colorful festival of chariots is held on the second day of bright fortnight of Asadha as per the Hindu local Calander ( In English Month ,June-July) every year. Millions of devotees from different parts of the country and abroad are gathered to visit this spectacle of world famous Car festival of
. This festival is also known as 'Gundicha Yatra' and 'Ghosha Yatra'. On this day, the three deities are taken out from the lord Jagannath Temple, placed in three gorgeously decorated chariots and start their journey to
Sri Gundicha Temple
. The chariots are dragged by thousands of devotees from the
to Sri Gundicha Temple which is located at a distance of 3 kilometers. The 3 kilometers Grand Road , known as 'Bada Danda', between Jagannath Temple and Sri Gundicha temple, looked like a sea of humanity as the devotees pumped to have a glimpse of the deities on the chariots.