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As home to Lord Jagannath and his siblings, PURI ranks among Hindu India's most important sacred sites, visited by vast numbers of pilgrims. Crowds peak during the monsoons for Rath Yatra, the famous "Car Festival", when millions watch three giant, multicoloured chariots drawn up the main thoroughfare. At the centre of the maelstrom, the Jagannath temple soars above the town's medieval heart and colonial suburbs like some kind of misplaced space rocket. Non-Hindus aren't allowed inside its bustling precincts, but Puri's streets and beach remain the focus of intense devotional …
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