Deoghar TourismDeoghar though is a small district but has much to offer to its tourist. Largely a holy place famous for its Baidyanath Temple and Shravani mela has many other attractions including a number of other temples , ashrams, sight seeing, parks, rivers etc. It also has facilities for adventurous sports like trekking , boating and much more. A number of tourist visit Deoghar every year to be the part of famous Shravani mela and Devasangha Math Durga Puja. The administration of Deoghar has taken good care to promote tourism here. There are number of good hotels for the tourist to have a comfortable stay, a number of eating joints where tourist can relish delicious cusines. The transportation facilities here are good enough for the tourist to reach Deoghar comfortably.
Helplines and Important Contact NumbersThe summers in Deoghar are hot and the winters receives ample of rainfall. During the months of October to march the temperature is favorable and pleasant for sightseeing, visiting temples and other tourist places.
Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation Ltd
Address - 5, Tourist Complex, Main Road, Ranchi - 834001
Phone Number -+(91)-651-2330852, 2331646, 2330538, 2331643
Tourist Places In and Around DeogharBaba Baidyanath Temple : It is one of the main tourist attraction of Deoghar. A large number of devotees visit this temple to offer their prayers in this holy shrine.
Nandan Pahar: It is a small hill is famous for Nandi Temple. It is at a distance of 3 km from Baba Baidyanath Dham station. The temples on the hill are famous for idols of Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh and Kartik. The hill also allow the tourist to splendor the views of the district, sunrise and sunset. There is also a Nandan Hill Entertainment Park on the hill. It has swimming and boating facilities. It also has park for children, a boot house, a ghost house, a mirror house and a restaurant.
Shivganga: It is located at a distance of 200 mts from Baidyanath Temple. The pond has an ancient history associated with Ravana.
Naulakha Mandir: Located at a distance from 1.5 km from Baba Baidyanath Temple, is a nice visiting spot. It is a copy of Ramakrishna temple in Belur. The temple is dedicated to Radha - Krishna. The temple is located at a height of 146 feet and about Rupees Nine lakhs (9 lakhs) were spent to build the temple hence is named Naulakha Temple.
Harila Jori: The place in past was filled with Haritaki (Myrobalan) trees. It is it is a famous tourist place associated with history. The place is said to be a meeting point of Shiva and Vishnu.
Satsanga Ashram: It was established by Anukul Chandra. it is a holy place for devotees of Thakur Anukulchandra.
Trikut Pahar: This hill in Deoghar offers adventurous sports like trekking, wildlife adventures, picnic spot Ropeway, and a safe natural retreat.amidst the thick forest on the top of the hill is Trikutachal Mahadeva Temple and the hermitage of Sage Dayananda. There are three peaks in trikut Pahar and only two are suitable for trekking.
Tapovan: It is for famous Lord Shiva temple and is popularly known as Taponath Mahadeva. There are many caves here which remind us of the penance of Sri Sri Balananda Brahmachari and Sage Valmiki. the Shivalingam here is the main attraction here. Times back it was a meditation spot, called Tapobhumi, for the Nagas. It was also a military camp of the Palas during ancient period. There is a cracked roack enshrining a portrait of Lord Hanuman. On the foot hill is a small cemented Kund, known as Shukta Kund, where Goddess Sita is believed to take bath.
Pagla Baba Ashram: Established by Pagla Baba (Late Lilananda Thakur), the temple is dedicated to Radha – Krishna. Made of eight metals the idols weigh about 6 quintals.
Devasangha Math: There is a Nava Durga Temple at Devsangha Math dedicated to Goddess Durga in the Bengali style. There are the idols of Krishna, Annapurna and Maheshwara also. The temple was constructed in 1955. It also has a statue of Narendra Nath Brahmachary is also installed. Durga Puja is celebrated with great zest at Devsangha.
Hathi Pahar or Mahadevatari: Hathi Pahar or Mahadevatari is a small hillock. There is a temple of Shiva beneth this hill. The speciality of this hillock is that it looks like an elephant from a distance. There is a small stream of water. The water of the stream is believed to cure all stomach related diseases.
How to reach Deoghar ?
There is direct connectivity to Deoghar via roadways and railways. Deoghar has regular bus service from the buses of Jharkhand State Road Transport Corporation Limited, West Bengal State Road Transport Corporation Limited and some private travel services. The nearest raiway station is Baidyanath Dham which is 7 Kms from Deoghar. This railway station has trains from Kolkata, New Delhi, Allahabad, Mumbai, Varanasi, and Bhubaneswar etc. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna, is the nearest airport. It is located at a distance of 272 Kms from Deoghar. From Patna one can choose either railways or roadways to reach Deoghar.
Where to stay in Deoghar ?There are many good hotels in Deoghar offering a comfortable and pleasant stay in Deoghar. The hotels offer good services at a very reasonable price. Further most of them are located in the prime location and so are easy to locate without much inconveniences. These hotels provide world-class hotel experience at a very commendable price. They offer warm hospitality and interiors that attract the tourists and also provide them a comfortable stay.
Hotel Manorma International & Restaurant
Satsang Nagar, Main Road, Deoghar (Jharkhand)
Ph : 06432-233286, Mob.-9431158071
Bihari Lal Chakravorty Road, Caster Town-B, Deoghar (Jharkhand)
Ph : 06432-225888,223777
Ram Ratan Baksi Road,Near Tower Chowk,Deoghar
Ph : 91-9431188673
Hotel Yatrik Galaxy
Ph : 06432-233216,234837
Hotel Madhumala International
R.R. Baxi Road, Near Tower Chowk, B.Deoghar (Jharkhand)
Ph : 06432-230207,230257,230359
Where to shop in Deoghar ?
Shopping is one of the major attraction for the pilgrims and tourists. It can also be called as shoppers' paradise. The main shopping items include tribal handicrafts. The Paitkar style paintings have always been a great attraction for the shoppers. On the street shops of Deoghar one can find beautiful ornaments and metal works. Though there are no huge shopping malls, but the major shopping can be done on the streets. One can find bamboo works, stone carvings and wood creates on the street shops at a very reasonable price. One can bargain a lot and shop in Deoghar at a very cheap rates. The idols of God and Goddesses made from bamboo and woods and stone are worth purchasing.
Deoghar famous for its temple Shravani mela is a must visit destination in Jharkhand. Apart from temples there are few sightseeing locations which attracts a number of tourists. Also there is a lot to shop in Deoghar.