Loknath Temple

Located 1.5 km from Jagannath Temple, Puri, and Loknath Temple is a major tourist attraction of Odisha. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has been for a long time. The existence of this temple has been made in the old tales on Indian mythology and has often been linked to Lord Ram who had made a stop in Puri and wished to meet Lord Shiva. This temple witnesses a huge crowd of pilgrims who fly from all over the world to have a glimpse of Lord Loknath and a huge number of crowds are visible during Maha Shivratri. The strong belief of getting rid of the entire problem one is facing and attaining salvation is what has been the crowd attracting factor of this temple. People who still find aid here believe that Loknath Temple is a place where one can find that true serendipity and peace of mind. The temple has always seen a huge crowd all the year but that has never stopped a single pilgrim from getting a glimpse of the lingam.