Devaprayag 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.
Main Attraction of Devprayag:
Devprayag 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:
Devprayag 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.
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:
Jolly grant is the nearest airport to Devprayag. It is situated 91 kms away. Taxis are available from the airport to Devprayag.
Devprayag is well connected with motorable roads to all major cities of Uttarakhand. Buses are available from ISBT Kashmir Gate to Devprayag and Rishikesh regularly. Devprayag is located on national highway number 58.
Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railhead to Devprayag. Rishikesh and Devprayag both are well connected with motorable roads. Private and state buses are available at the station to Devprayag. The distance is around 72 kms between Rishikesh railway station and Devprayag.