Puri is part of the Char Dham pilgrimages and also one of the 7 holy Indian cities.The holy city is also one among the most revered cities for Hindus.The beach here is wonderful for swimming and perfect for watching the sunrise and sunset. Puri’s top attraction is the highly revered Jagannath Temple, famed for its Chariot Festival.The city is also named after Lord Jagannath as “JAGANNATH DHAM”.Apart from Lord Jagannath temple , there is a lot more for the visitors / tourists to visit . Some of those are the Narendra Pokahari / Narendra Pond , Bhakta Salabega Samadhi Pitha , Bada danda (The holy road),Gundicha temple ,Lord Lokanath Temple , Sun temple at Konark and a lot more….
About Narendra Pond/Pokhari :
The serene and sacred holy pond can be visited on your way to Puri Jagannath Temple.narendra pokhari is a prominent landmark of Puri. Narendra Pokhari is famous for the local activities during the famous Chandan Yatra Festival held between the month of June and July. In this 42-day festival, the three main deities of the temple are taken on a procession to the pond where they are cleansed with sandalwood. This is followed by a boat ride in this pond which is known as “Chapa khela”. The pond is a sight to witness as locals celebrate the festival with pomp and show.
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