A modern temple complex dedicated to Lord Jagannath with stunning architecture. It is about 30 minutes away from the town of Balasore and I highly recommend a visit to this place if you are planning to trip to this part of India. ... This is the replica of Puri Jagannath temple made by Emami Group in Balasore.This temple is easily accessible by car from the city and build by Emami paper mills. The temple is best viewed in the evening as it is lit with light, which makes it more beautiful. They also provided prasad/bhog to everyone.Emami Jagganth Temple (11.7Mtr High) is claimed as the replica of Puri’s Jagannath Temple in its shape & size. Further, the sixteen Konark wheels consist here apart from the four horses. It is located at Ispat Colony at Balgopalpur of Balasore in Odisha near Emami Paper Mill which is 15 km away from Balasore Town.
The construction of the temple was started in 2009 by the Emami Group and Rs. 17 Crore Jagannath temple was inaugurated in Nov’2015. Various rituals are performed here all over the day. Among them, Mangal Aarati is 5:00am, Sandhya aarati at 7:00pm ,is done. Bhogas are offered after that. The temple complex is surrounded by a rectangular wall having artistic manner. The main entrance faces rising sun. There are four gates in four directions. Tourist can enjoy the painting on the roofs and side walls of the temple with the Pattachitra style of painting based on the Krishna –leelas since his birth, Ten-Avatars of Lord Bishnu etc. In a word, it is a must see place to see the sculpture, painting and for seeking the peace of mind.