The sikhara is a pancharatha one. Known as the Second Srikhetra of Orissa,Baripada.The Jagannath temple of Baripada is one of the oldest temple of Orissa. It's Rathayatra is the oldest one after PURI. & Second biggest after Puri ratha yatra .It is being celebrated since last 500+ years. The rituals of Baripada Rathayatra is something special.It gives priority to Female devotees to pull the Subhadra ratha,which is unique of its kind.Which attracts the female devotees from the neighbouring states also.