Being one of the divine places in Odisha, it is stated as most religious place for performing any of the pious puja. The presiding deity is of Lord Krishna, situated on Bhubaneshwar Highway in Odisha state on Bhubaneshwar Highway. A throng of people can be witnessed in the temple premises at the time of major festivals like- Janmasthami and Holi. This temple is not only famous as being the lord Krishna’s abode but also popular for it grand celebration during notable festivals. Located very near to Jagannath Temple of Puri and thus is 20 kilometres from Puri location. Dakshina Kali Temple is also postioned close to this temple.
Architecture: The temple is built in Kalinga style and has umpteen bells inside the main vermandah. The hall is equipped with beautiful encrypted designs. His lovable sakhis portraits are also engraved beautifully inside the main mandapam. It was built exactly like Jagannath Temple and has the same architecture. The temple also has a beautiful vast statue of Lord Krishna playing flute.
God: Lord Krishna
Address: Sakhigopal Temple Road, Sakhigopal, Odisha
Timings: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM