Devalgarh

Illuminate your soul in the spiritually blessed town of Uttarakhand, Devalgarh. Endowed with the beauty of pristine shrines, this tourism destination owns its name from the revered King Deval of Kangra who established the town in 1512 in the Pauri Garhwal district of Garhwal Region. Located at a short distance from the popular tourist destination of Khirsu, Devalgarh was once the Capital of the Garhwal Kingdom in the 16th Century before it was transposed to Srinagar. Considered one of those small towns that are rich in architecture, Devalgarh is best known for its group of ancient temples like Gaura Devi which is one of the Sidhpeethas, devoted to the divine Goddess Gauri and built by Lord Kubera in 7th Century AD.

Not only does the temple offer a heartwarming view of the Himalayas but also calls out to pilgrims for an annual fair which is organized during the harvest season. Besides, there is one more sacred shrine known as Maa Raj Rajeshwari which dedicated to the local deity of Garhwal. Nurturing archaeological importance the temple is swarmed by pilgrims also for the annual fair that is held here in April. Other must visit places you can take a tour to in Devalgarh are Som ki danda and Laxmi Narayan temple. Our Devalgarh travel guide is overflowing with information on best places to visit and amazing things to do in and around Devalgarh, which makes it quite essential for the travellers looking for an impeccable travelling experience. Also, handcrafted for you are the varied holiday packages by Tour My India that ensure a vacation unlike any other.

History Of Devalgarh

Considered as one of those small towns that are rich in architecture, Devalgarh is best known for its group of ancient temples like Gaura Devi which is one of the Sidhpeethas, devoted to the divine Goddess Gauri and built by Lord Kubera in the 7th Century AD.

Not only does the temple offer a heartwarming view of the Himalayas but also calls out to pilgrims for an annual fair that is organized during the harvest season. Besides, there is one more sacred shrine known as Maa Raj Rajeshwari which dedicated to the local deity of Garhwal. Nurturing archaeological importance the temple is swarmed by pilgrims also for the annual fair that is held here in April. Other must-visit places you can take a tour to in Devalgarh are Som ki danda and Laxmi Narayan temple. 

Though the weather of Devalgarh is very enchanting, you can enjoy it the most during the early winters. So visiting in November and December will be great.

Best Time to Visit Devalgarh

Ideally, summers and the early onset of winters are considered the perfect time to visit Devalgarh for the holidays. During the monsoon the place receives heavy rainfall that sometimes leads to roadblocks and landslides, making it a bit difficult to visit Devalgarh.

Devalgarh situated in Pauri district. It is about 19 km from Srinagar Garhwal.Devalgarh was established by the King of Kangra named Deval. This is a different significance in the history of Uttarakhand. Devalgarh is one of the most important places of Nath sect (Nath Samparday). Three temples in Devalgarh, Gaura Devi, Maa Raj Rajeshwari and, Laxmi Narayan temple, also has their importance. Gaura Devi is Kuldevi of nearby village Sumari and Maa Raj Rajeshwari is Kuldevi of Garhwal king Panwar dynasty and many Garhwali dynasties.

By Air- Jolly Grant is the nearest airport to Devalgarh as it located some 150 km away in Dehradun.

By Rail- Rishikesh and Haridwar Railway Stations are nearest Railway from Devalgarh. Cab facility easily available from Haridwar Railway Station.

By Bus- Devalgarh is fully connected to another tourism places of Uttarakhand like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kotdwar, Nainital, Almora etc.

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