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, Jharkhand

(Deoghar is also known as Baidyanath Dham / Baba Dham / B. Deoghar; also spelled as Baidynath Dham)
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State: Jharkhand
District: Deoghar
Famous for/as: Pilgrim, Jyotirlinga
Languages: Hindi, Bengali, Magadhi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 16 to 36°C, Winter 1 to 28°C
Altitude: 254 m
Pincode: 814112
STD code: 06432
Deoghar, popularly renowned as Baidyanath Dham, is considered as the house of gods and goddesses. Deoghar is perfectly located in the Santhal Parganas of the state Jharkhand. Deoghar is blessed with the presence of one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples known as temple of Baba Baidyanath. This temple is an ancient temple and is a famous Hindu religious destination.

It is a very prominent destination of Hindu Pilgrimage perfectly placed at the backdrop of scenic surroundings. Deoghar town is regarded as one of the calmest and unexplored city in the state. The aesthetic ambiance provides eternal feelings to mind and body.

It is believed that the Baidyanath (Vaidyanath) Jyotirlingam in Deogarh is associated with legendary stories of Ravana and Lord Shiva. It was at this place Ravana cut off his nine heads to repent and Lord Shiva blessed him by joining back all his heads like a Vaidya. The temple is very famous with thousands of devotees offer their prayers with great devotion and reverence. The Shivalinga here is adorned majestically with jewels and pearls. One can get all kinds of prosperity and long life by praying in this holy place.

The Deoghar town witnesses huge flow of pilgrims every day. Mahashivaratri is a major festival season in Deoghar. Deoghar adorn all types of decorations and illuminations during this season. Fairs and processions mark the festival occasions of this town. Places of tourist attractions include Chandrakoopa Well, Deoghar Archaeological Museum, Sivaganga Lake and Harila Joria. Satsang Ashram is another attraction, which is an important destination for the devotees of Sri Sri Thakur Anukul Chandra.
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Deoghar to Get Its Own Tourist Police Force Soon

   Jan 05, 2012 02:52 PM
Deoghar Police Department is slated to employ a dedicated wing of Police officials who will take care of the welfare of tourists coming to the state. Read on to know more about the measures to be taken by Deoghar Police…

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Deogarh is an important pilgrimage center that is located in the State of Jharkhand. The nearest airport is located at Udaipur which is located at 135 km from the city. There are frequent taxi services that are available at the airport. Tourists can opt for prepaid taxis that are comfortable. Taxis from Udaipur cost around Rs 1700 for the trip to Deogarh.

The closest railway station is located at Baidyanath Dham. Travelers who are arriving by train have to disembark at the station and take a taxi to the city. The railway station is located around 7 km from the city. Auto rickshaws and taxis are available outside the station.

There are jeeps also plying from the station to the city. The fare is usually charged on a per person basis.

Some of the local travel options are tongas, auto rickshaws, un-metered taxis and cycle rickshaws.

Tongas charge around Rs400 for a trip to one of the places of interest in the town. This may or may not include the waiting charges.

Unmetered taxis are another option and they charge between Rs 700 to Rs 1000 a day. They are the most comfortable option. Cycle rickshaws are available for short distances. The prices are varied and depend on the destination.
Comments (4) Reviews (3)
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Posted by saurabh hans 2 year, 10 months ago
this is beautiful places
Posted by saurabh hans 2 year, 10 months ago
babadham is a very good place
Posted by sunny kumar lal 4 year, 44 days ago
deoghar is dream city,nandan phar,trikut phar,baba mandir and all place are so beautyful.
Posted by sonu,suraj,shisu,rinku,and sonu bhaiya 4 year, 11 months ago

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