DEVPRAYAG

Devprayag is a holy town located in Tehri Garhwal district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. This place is a very beautiful and scenic and holds a great religious significance.

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Main Attraction of Devprayag:

It is the place where Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers meet and take the name holy Ganga or Ganges River, which is considered to be the most holy river in Hinduism.

It is also one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River.

Religious Importance of Devprayag:

It is an essential pilgrimage centre for Hindus, which holds very significant importance in Hinduism. The town is situated in the beautiful Himalayan ranges. It is home of the several ancient and important temples in the lush green surroundings. Dasharathachal Peak, Chandrabadani temple and Raghunathji temple are among some of the popular attractions here.

Raghunathji Temple:

This important temple was constructed by the King of Tehri Garhwal. The temple was damaged in an earthquake in 1803 and was renovated later. The temple is 80 ft. high with a tall image of Lord Vishnu made of black granite.

How To Reach Devprayag:

By Air:

Jolly grant is the nearest airport. It is situated 91 kms away. Taxis are available from the airport.

By Bus:

Devprayag is well connected with motorable roads to all major cities of Uttarakhand. Buses are available from ISBT Kashmir Gate and Rishikesh regularly. The place is located on national highway number 58.

By Train:

Haridwar railway station is the nearest . Rishikesh and Dev prayag both are well connected with motorable roads. Private and state buses are available at the station. The distance is around 110 kms between Rishikesh railway station and Dev prayag.

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