Deoghar,the famous Hindu pilgrimage is also popularly known as Baidyanath Dham. It is also a famous health resort.Deoghar is located on an undulated landscape and has small hillocks surrounded with jungles.
The main temple complex at Deoghar comprises of 22 temples and is among the most important twelve jyotirlingams in India. Thousands of devotees visit this ancient temple of Baba Baidyanath to worship Lord Shiva in the month of Shravan. Many devotees walk down 100kms from Sultanganj to the temple and visiting Basukhinath completes their pilgrimage. A jyotirlingam holds a great importance to Hindu devotees, and Deoghar is considered as the home of Gods.
Yamunajor and Dharua are two rivers which flow near Deoghar. Deoghar, the city of temples is a popular holiday destination. The scenic beauty of the place and good weather makes it a popular destination from the point of view of health tourism.
Tourist places in and around Deoghar
The major tourist attraction is the Baidyanath Temple . Other popular tourist spots are Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Trikut, Satsang Ashram, Navlakha Temple, Shravani Mela, Shivganga, Devasangha Math. The beautiful hills called Nandan Pahar is a popular picnic spot and also has a Nandi temple.
The climate of Deoghar is dry. Summers are hot but mostly the weather remains pleasant throughout the year.
How to reach Deoghar
Deoghar is well connected with road, rail and air.