Sakhigopal Temple Famous For Lord krishna or Gopal Temple, Puri District #Odisha #Temple

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Sakhigopal  Temple Famous  For Lord krishna or Gopal  Temple, Puri District #Odisha #Temple

Description :

 The singular national importance of the place is the famous Sakhigopal temple. It is one of the top calibre krishna temple of the country. The temple is built in the Kalinga style of temple architecture.It is the most famous spot os Orissa for cocoanut industry.The images of Krishna and Radha are very impressive. The annual fair held here on the Anla Nabami day in the month of Kartika attracts thousands of people from far and near. A popular belief among the devotees is that the pilgrimage to the Jagannath Temple at Puri would not be complete without a visit to this temple.Sakhigopal Temple

As Per Wiki:

Sakshigopal Temple is a medieval temple dedicated to Lord Gopal located in the town of Sakshigopal on the Puri Bhubaneshwar highway in Odisha.The food offerings at Sakhigopala temple are made of wheat instead of rice.The Temple is famous for celebrating the annual Amla Navami Festival(Amla=Gooseberry)(Navami=Ninth day in a lunar cycle).The festival is associated with the practice of touching of Radha’s feet(Radha was the legendary lover of Lord Krishna).

District Headquarter : Puri

State Capital : Bhubaneswar

Nearest Railway Station : Puri

Nearest Airport :Bhubaneswar

How to Reach :

  • Sakhigopal  Temple  is a railhead on the East-Coast Railway, the terminus is Puri.
  • 40 kms from Bhubaneswar on NH.203 & 18 kms. from Puri.
  • Regular bus services operate from both Puri & Bhubaneswar. Accommodation available both at Puri & Bhubaneswar.

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