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Jagannath Temple Dhurwa, Ranchi

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Jagannath Temple In Ranchi Was Built By King Of Barkagarh Jagannathpur Thakur Ani Nath Shahdeo, During 1691. Completed On Christmas 1691, It Is Located About 10 Km From The Main Town. The Temple Is On Top Of A Small Hillock. Similar To the Rath Yatra in Puri, An Annual Fair Cum Rath Yatra Is Held At This Temple In The Month of aashaadha. The temple is located in the Dhurva region. This region is like the suburban area of Ranchi, lying on the outskirts. The location of the temple is Dhurva, Ranchi and Jharkhand. Local residents say that the temple was constructed on a hill top. People can reach the temple by climbing up to the stairs or take the vehicle route.

How to reach:

By Rail:

Hatia Rail Way Station, Argora Rail Way Station is the very nearby railway station to Dhurwa which Is 6 Km Away From Jagannath Temple. Another Railway Station To Jagannath Temple Is Ranchi Train Station Which Is 6 Km Away From Jagannath Temple.

By Road:

Bus Stops in Dhurwa, Ranchi-

Shalimar Bus Stop

Birsa Nagar; Ranchi,(0.5 KM distance)

Vidhan Sabha Bus Stop

Russian Hostel Colony (1.7 KM distance)

Dhurva Bus Stand

JP Nagar; Dhurwa(2.5 KM distance)

Birsa Chowk Bus Stop

Near Birsa Chowk(2.8 KM distance)

The Nearest Taxi Stand To The Temple Is Line Tank Rd, Deputy Para, Ahirtoli Of Ranchi. Auto Rickshaws Are The Common Mode Of Transport Within The City. There Are Several Local Buses That Regularly Ply From Different Parts Of The City To The Jagannath Temple.

By Air:

The Nearest Airport To Jagannath Temple Is Birsa Munda Airport , Ranchi Which Is 4 Km Away From Jagannath Temple.

Architectural Brief

As per the legends the temple collapsed on 6 August 1990.  State Government of Bihar and some other devoted patrons reconstructed the temple. They ordered to start the construction on 8 February 1992 and the templeis now fully restored. The interior of the temple is just similar to the famous Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha as this temple is constructed in the same architectural style, although smaller in size.

Festivals Observed

The Temple also commemorates the popular festivity- Rath Yatra which is an annual fair cum rath yatra held every year at this temple in the month of Aashaadha. The temple attracts thousands of tribal and non-tribal devotees during the fest- Rath Yatra.

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  Jagannathpur Chowk Khataal, Sector 1, Dhurwa, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834004, India