This temple is located at the end of Badadanda exactly 2688.0696 meters northeast of the Jagannatha Temple. At the time of the Ratha-yatra festival, Lord Jagannatha, Balbhadra and Subhadra goes to the Gundicha Temple and stays there for one week. Except these seven days the temple remain unoccupied but regularly maintained by the sebaks. The temple is divided into four parts Vimana, Jagamohan, Natamandap, and Bhogmandap.The Ratan-vedi on which the three deities are placed is 4 feet high and 19 feet long.

It is said that the wife of Indradyumna, the king who originally established the temple of Jagannatha, was known as Gundicha.