Loknath Temple

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  • Address: NH 203, Chandanpur, Odisha 752014, Puri, India
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Loknath Temple - Review

Located very close to Sri Jagannath temple, this beautiful temple does hold certain significance in the religious history of Orissa. Stories goes that the Shiva Linga in the temple was established by Lord Rama, during his journey to Lanka in search of Sita.

The most unique fact of this lingam is it remains under water throughout the year and is visible only once in a year. At present, the temple has four parts – Jagamohan (entrance temple), Vimana (main temple), Natamandap (dancing hall) and Bhogamandap (offering hall). People believe that a visit to the lingam has the power to cure any illness.

Visit the temple during SarantiSomavar Fair when the whole temple is decorated.

Loknath Temple Information

  • Follow the Hindu rituals like leaving your shoes outside the temple.
  • Observe absolute silence inside the temple.
  • Respect the religious rituals and sentiments.
  • Be decently dressed.

Loknath Temple Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Loknath Temple by Public Transport

  • By hired car 

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TripHobo Highlights for Loknath Temple

  • Loknath Temple Address: NH 203, Chandanpur, Odisha 752014, Puri, India
  • Loknath Temple Timing: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Loknath Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Loknath Temple(preferred time): 08:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Loknath Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Loknath Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Puri include Loknath Temple in their plan

  • 52.83% of people start their Loknath Temple visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Loknath Temple

Monday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Loknath Temple

People normally club together Govardhan Peth and Raghurajpur Artist Village while planning their visit to Loknath Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Loknath Temple, Puri Reviews

  • Great from belief point of view, but I must say the priest there are real bastards. They did a so called puja without even asking and took a total of 3000 from us. Even after that, those who were not satisfied started abusing us. Being a Hindu I am in support of paying to the temple as we often visit those place but this should be done by the devotee as per his wish. There is only one word for those who ask money in the name of God is that They all are Bastards.

  • Most sacred place to visit. But beware of cheaters and pickpockets. But the place is fantastic. Government and Localbodies should take care of this Heritage place and promote this place so that visitors outside Odisha even districts and outside India should come. And the managing committee should take care of all the visitors.

  • Outside temple very calm but inside you need bit struggle for darshan of baba Loknanth. It’s a small temple and there is no crowd management.

  • Good to feed cows and fishes in pond .& always good to pray lord Siva.

  • Loknath Temple of puri is the best place for worship. Lord SHIVA or Loknath baba is the Treasure of lord Jagannath. It is a say that if anybody comes to puri and do not visit Loknath temple then his worship is incomplete. It is 3 km from Jagannath temple. It's a peaceful area with lot's of fish in Parvati sagar and monkey.

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