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Places To Visit In Deoghar Dham
Digha–Puri–Darjeeling, after these three places, ‘Deoghar’ would be the most common place for the Bengali tourist. In this article, I will share full details about top places to visit in Deoghar from Kolkata.
Deoghar in Chota Nagpur Plateau, it just a few kilometres from Kolkata. This ancient city is known for many journeys from ancient times. In the past tradition – Well settled Bengalis used to buy a house in Deoghar for vacation and health power regain. Deoghar and Madhupur are famous for the healthy climate and water.
Deoghar is the source of the name Deva-Ghar or God’s house. It is holy Hindu pilgrimage centre. Deoghar is one of the most famous pilgrim centres of the Twelve Jyotirlinga places. On the other side, it is considered being a sacred place of 51th Sati Peeth; also known as Shakti Pitha. It is heard that Sati’s heart was fall here. But Deoghar is better known as Baidyanath Dham.
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We have started this holy trip from Kolkata’s Howrah station. We boarded in Purba express at 8.15 am and reached Madhpur at 10.30 am. From the station, we hired a Toto for our hotel. Please note there are very few hotels in Madhupur. We took rest having lunch and get refreshed. In the evening we visit Pathrol Kali Mandir. The Kali temple is 300 years old. From Gandhi Chowk, we hired a Toto car, which is 5 minutes walking distance from Madhupur Station. We spend the evening in the temple, and eat local street food called “Churabaja” and sweet items while return.
Next day morning we visit Khandoli Dam and park and Usri Falls. We boarded from Madhpur Station and reached Giridih in the moring. From Giridih station, we hire Toto for Khandoli Park . Journey time is 45 minutes. After spending 1 hour in Khandoli Park we came back to Giridih station and take an auto for Usri Fall. The journey time is half an hour. We spend 1 hour in Usri falls, and come back to Giridhi station and return in the same way.
While returning we saw many old beautiful houses which belong to Bengal heritage. Near to the station, we saw a church also.
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Madhupur to Deoghar
Next day we check out from Madhupur and reached Deoghar by train, it’s a half an hour journey. In Deoghar station we put our luggage in the clock room and move for sightseeing in Basukinath Dham. A local train is running around 11 o’clock daily from Deoghar station to Basukinath Dham. In the evening we return from Basukinath Dam and take our luggage from the station and check in to the hotel, which we booked previously. The hotel is very near to the Baidyanath Dham.
Next day we planned for Deoghar side seen. We hire an auto, and first we visit Nav-Durga Temple. Then we went for the Trikut Pahar. There the ropeway ride is very enjoyable. The ticket price is 130 rupees. Note – Beware from monkeys.
After we move for Tapovan in deoghar.
Our next destination is Nandan Pahar. It is an amusement park the entry fee is 10 rupees.
After that, we move to the Nowlokha temple.
Last, we visit Anukul Thakur Satsang Ashram.
Then we come back to the hotel and get refreshed. At the evening, we go to the local market for shopping.
Next day the whole morning we spend in the Baidyanath Dham temple and buying famous “Peda”. Lastly visit Ramakrishna mission at the evening. After, came back to the hotel and pack our luggage. In the evening we leave Deoghar and return to Kolkata.
Deoghar Tour Cost
|Madhupur and Deoghar tour cost for two person from Kolkata|
|Train Fare kolkata to Madhupur up and Down||860|
|madhupur to Pathrole Kali mandir and guest house Toto||160|
|Madhupur guest house (2 days fooding_lodging)||2800|
|Deoghar hotel(2 days)||1400|
|Fooding at Deoghar(2 days)||1000|
|Doeghar side seen Auto fare||600|
|Side seen charges Deoghar||300|
|Madhupur to Giridi tour cost||700|
|Madhupur / Deoghar to Basukinath by train||350|
Madhupur Tourist Place
The place is well known for regain health. Madhupur is famous for its climate for a long time. Distance from Kolkata to Madhupur is 294 km, and Deoghar is 35 km away from Madhupur. Once a time a lot of natural honey available in Madhupur forest, that why this placed named Madhupur.
- Pathrol Kali Mandir
- Khandoli Dams and Khandoli Tourism Park
- Usri Falls Giridih Jharkhand
Pathrol Kali Mandir Madhupur
Pathrol Kali Mandir is located approx. 5 km away from the Madhupur station. The temple is 300 years old. A stone deity of Maa Kali is situated and worshipped here. It is sacred place for local peoples. Still today, every day immolate rituals happen. A huge gathering happened on the pre-Diwali day.
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Khandoli Dam and Park Giridih
In Giridih you can find Khandoli Dams and Khandoli Tourism Park. They have developed this Park in the centre of Khandoli Dam, Lake. Khandoli hills are beside the dam, 5 km away from Giridih. Water sports, Toy train, children amusement park, fast food stall is the attraction. Great place for a picnic in winter.
Usri Falls Giridih Jharkhand
Usri fall is approx. 12 km away from the Giridih station. It is a famous sightseeing and picnic spot in Giridih. Usri Falls’s original source is from Usri River. The falls is fallen down in three separate streams. Height of the fall is approx. 35 feet. The area is filled with green plants and trees.
Places to visit in Deoghar
Main places to visit in Deoghar is
- Naulakha Temple
- Trikut hill
- Satsang Ashram deoghar
- Nandan pahar
- Tapovan in deoghar
- RKM deoghar
- Nav durga mandir Deoghar
- Baidyanath dham Mandir
- Basukinath dham
Naulakha Mandir, Deoghar
Charushila Devi built Naulakha Mandir in Deoghar. She was the queen of Kolkata’s Pathuriaghata Rajbari. To build this temple, the expenditure was 9 lakh rupees. That’s why the temple called Naulakha Mandir. This temple architectural style is like Belur Math. In this temple, Gopal and Radhakrishna idol is situated. The temple complex was big and blowing cool breeze. You can sit here as long as you wish. Inside the temple, photography is restricted.
Trikut Pahar, Deoghar, Jharkhand
The ropeway ride is the prime attraction here. The combination of hills and forests always attract tourists. A full variety of wildlife roams along the hills. Tourists come to this hill to visit the Parvati Temple, Trikuteswar Mahadev, Ramsita terrace and enjoy the scenic beauty.
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Satsang Ashram, Deoghar, Jharkhand
The Satsang Nagar is the Ashram of Thakur Anukul Chandra. The place is 3 km from the Clock Tower towards the railway station. On January 27, 1969, they established the ashram. To celebrate his memories, devotees are roaming around to the altar and give their respect. Several programs are held in the huge compound of this internationally famed Ashram. The Main Office is in Deoghar.
The Nandan Pahar is on the Kachari Road. It is 4 km from the Clock Tower can be visited and climbed on any morning or evening. The Entertainment Park with a variety of amusement items has been set up on the top of The Nandan Hill, stepping upwards 95 steps. For accommodation, Hill Top Bungalow is available. On the top Devi Parvati temple along with her two Sons Kartik& Ganesh situated.
Tapovan Caves and Hills, Deoghar
In the year 1848 Balananda Brahmachari Maharaj had meditated at the small meditation chamber in the Tapovan Hill. Local people say he was successful in his meditation and a tiger was there for his guard. The mazelike Tapovan charms with its scenic beauty. Crossing the narrow cracks in the cramped cave seems to be endowed with divine grace. On the South East of the Tapovan, the Shivakunda and Sulkund are there. The saying goes that the Great Sage Valmiki had come here and meditated. Sita Devi too had bathed in the water of the Kund. For the image of 350 ft high, Shiva on the hill is an attractive call for the tourists.
Ramakrishna Mission, Deoghar
The mission is 2 km to the right from the Clock Tower. Sree Ramakrishna Mission Ashram has been built with the three-fold mission of health, character and education. A temple of Sree Ramakrishna also been set here.
Nav Durga Mandir established in 1360 at Bompass Town in Deoghar, 3 km from Clock Tower and1 km. from Satsang Ashram. Besides the white marble image of Goddess Durga on a lion, there are many other deities inside the temple. The frescoes illustrate the Estimators (8 holy mothers).
Baidyanath Dham, Deoghar
Deoghar, also known as Baidyanath Dham. Tourist must add this places to visit in Deoghar. In the 72-feet high temple Mahadev’s “Kamana Linga” is situated. The temple is the part of one of the 12th Jyotirlinga. The temple is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. In 1596, King Punarmal built this temple.
On the north of the temple, Khree Dighi is placed. From the main temple, the Ganges River is 6 km away. According to mythology, Sati’s 51 Pitha is situated here. The heart of Sati was fall here. In the evening, the time of Sandhayarati, Mahadev is decorated with Pushpamllalaya. Throughout the year Pilgrims from across India came to Deoghar to visit Baidyanath Dham.
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Basukinath Dham, Deoghar
Basukinath Dham is a very famous Temple in Deoghar Tour. The temple is located on Deoghar to Dumka route. The Temple is situated in Dumka district, about 42 km away from Baba Baidyanath Dham in Deoghar. It is said that, at Basukinath Dham, load Shiv and Mata Parvati Mandirs are situated in front of each other. Every evening, when the doors of both temples were opened, the devotees were advised to move away from the front. Because it is believed that this time Lord Shiva and mother Pabati meet. Basuknath temple is one of the oldest temples in Deoghar. In the same compound of Basukinath Dham, small temples of various other god and goddess can found.
It is believed that, if the Jal Abhishek ceremony is not done in the Basukinath temple, the worship of Baba Baidyanath Dham Deoghar remains incomplete. In the time of Shravani Mela and Maha Shivratri huge crowd are gather here. This is the places to visit in Deoghar.