Devprayag

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Devprayag is a religious place of the state of Uttarakhand, which is divided into two districts, Tehri on the one side of the river and on the other side the area of Pauri district. Devprayag is situated at an altitude of about 619 meters above sea level. Devprayag is situated on the Badrinath National Highway, which is about 74 km from Rishikesh. Devprayag is situated on the banks of the confluence of two sacred rivers, Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. At this place, these both of sacred rivers are meet, from here onwards these both rivers are given the name of the holy river Ganges. This place, filled with natural beauty, is very beautiful. This place attracts tourists a lot.

Devprayag is a religious place for Hindu pilgrims. During the journey of four Dham, pilgrims arrive at this religious place and take a dip at the holy confluence. Located on the banks of confluences, is a famous Raghunathji temple, this temple is dedicated to Lord Rama. There is a shila near the Raghunath temple, which is known as Dashratha Shila. According to mythology, it is believed that Lord Rama and his father Raja Dasharath did penance here. It is believed that in the Tretayuga, Ravana who was a Brahmin, Lord Rama and Lakshman has by killing them, performed a yajna here. In the Raghunath temple, there is a 15-ft tall statue of Lord Shri Ram, this ancient temple one of the 108 most important temples of India. In front of the temple is a statue of Lord Garuda. There is a Vaman cave on the hillside slightly above the temple, where the stone throne of Lord Ram is present.



Devprayag is a religious place of the state of Uttarakhand. This place is situated on the banks of the confluence of two sacred rivers, Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. At this place, these both of sacred rivers are meet, from here onwards these both rivers are given the name of the holy river Ganges. A famous ancient Raghunathji temple is situated on the banks of the confluence






Best Time To Visit

The best time to go to Devprayag is between October and April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to the cold weather of winter, woollen clothing is required here. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides. The temperature of here between from 5°C to 15°C in the winter season and the temperature in the summer season is between 20°C to 30°C.






How To Reach

By Air

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 89 km from Devprayag.

By Rail

The nearest railway station is Rishikesh, which is about 75 km from Devprayag.






Shopping

Shopping in Devprayag is a different joy, After some good sightseeing and other activities, go to the market for shopping here, search many kinds of important gifts from shops for yourself in Devprayag markets. Buy souvenirs and extra gifts for yourself and your friends and families; There are various types of shops for shopping in Devprayag; Devprayag is one of the most famous activities in shopping.








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