The Temple city of Jharkhand
This pilgrim city is called 'Deo'-'Ghar', The Adobe of God for housing the Baidyanathdham temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. Tourists from around the world flock to this sacred place every year to be in the humbling presence of Lord Shiva and also to witness the traditional customs and culture that is unveiled here. The pilgrimage does not end in Bidyanathdham, a number of temples in different forms and shapes for different deities can be seen at every turn of the city like the Naulakha Temple, Satsang Ashram, The Basukinath temple etc. All these temples, the Nandan Pahar a hilltop garden and the streets have some stories, myths, and legends to tell.
When to visit?
The best time to visit this pilgrim city is from October to March. Deoghar is in its finest form in the winter, starting from October to February, when the weather is cool and calm. The summer here is hot and harsh, except for the first month (March); Sometimes temperatures reaching around 45 degrees, making it impossible to have any fun. Deoghar does not receive heavy monsoon, but it gets humid and hard to get around.
How to reach
How to Reach by Flight
How to Reach by Train
How to Reach by Bus
How to Reach by Road
How to travel within
Drink & Dine...
Deoghar has a strong cuisine and street food culture to explore.
Paranthas come in different varieties here. Alu paranthas, Paneer paranthas, mixed paranthas are all worth trying.
Samosa: a fried snack made with dough and vegetable fillings.
Different varieties of Chatt.
Day 1: Visit the Baidyanathdham temple early in the morning, then head for the Naulakha temple nearby. Enjoy a hearty meal at noon. Visit the Basukinath temple and Satsang ashram. Spend the evening in the Nandan Pahar hilltop park.