Gundicha temple is a Hindu temple situated in the town of puri in the state of Orissa, India. It is believed to be the abode of lord Krishna’s aunt ‘Gundicha’. It is said that the lord spends time here for 9 days on the eve of rath yatra in puri. During the rath yatra, lord Jagannath, balabhadra and Subhadra are beautifully designed in wooden chariot from the Jagannath temple to Gundicha ghar.
The Gundicha temple is extremely popular with tourists and visitors. It is amazing that there are plenty of large tortoises are seen moving freely and accepting good from the travelers. This is also named as the janak puri. In puranic times, king indradyaumna performed some of the scarifies and religious rituals.
The Gundicha temple is built in typical kalingan style. It is surrounded by a wall and stands in the middle of a garden. The four pars of this temple are connected with kitchen rooms by a narrow passage. All the four structures are Vimana, Jagamohan, Natamandap and Bhogamandap, bear the traces of numerous plastering are carved in places with sensuous figures in mortar. It has two gates. The eastern gate is also known as nakachana gate. The deities enter through the west gate and come out by the east gate. This is under the care and maintenance of Jagannath temple Admi.