Tourism to Deogarh
About the city
Deogarh is situated on the bank of Betwa River. It is 123 km away from the Jhansi and located on the western hills of Lalitpur range. The Deogarh city is well connected to many major cities of Uttar Pradesh. The city covers the area of 5 sq. km with the approx. population of 553 (1991 census). Deogarh is 211 metres above the sea level. The best tourism season to visit the place is from August to March. Light Cotton clothes are the general dress wearing in the city. This city is popular for some of its tourism attractions which include the popular Dashavatar Temple, Jain Temples etc. Let's see the detailed information of places of interest in Deogarh city.
Places of Interest
1)Dashavatar temple: This temple is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu. In the early times, the temple was popularly known as Panchyatan temple in north India. There are three large carved panels on the walls of the temple. These are - he Gajendramoksha panel, the Nar Narayan Tapasya and the Anantshayi Vishnu-depict scenes from Vaishnava mythology. The most important part of the temple is remaining portion of the spire.
2)Jain Temples: The city was a centre of Jains from the 6th to 17th century. There are total 31 Jain temples in the city which are remarkable.
3)Deogarh Archaeological Museum: This museum has a good collection of sculpture and crafts.
How to reach the Deogarh city
You can reach to the Deogarh city by the following means of transportation -
Air : The nearest airport is at Gwalior (M.P) which is 235 km from the city.
Rail: The nearest railway station is Jakhlaun 13 km, which can be reached by Jhansi-Babina Passenger train, whereas Lalitpur is the most convenient railhead, (23 km).
Road: Deogarh is connected by bus to all important centres in the region. Some of the major road distances are : Lalitpur-23 km, Matatila Dam-93 km, Jhansi 123 km.
Sri Digambar Jain Dharamshala, Deogarh
Good Luck Hotel. Ph: 6641-274548.
Hotel Akash. Ph: 6641-272371, 272428.
Hotel Lalit Palace. Ph: 6641-273624
Tourist Bungalow, Deogarh (UPSTDC)
Popular Restaurants in Deogarh for tourists
Tourist Bungalow Restaurant
Shri Digambar Jain Dharamshala Kitchen
Police Station, Jakhlaun. Ph: 6641-26641-82518, 272999
For any query and help, the tourist can contact to the given below address in Deogar city.
U.P. Govt. Tourist Office,
Hotel Veerangana Campus, Jhansi
Other useful information
Deogarh city is located near to the M.P. town. You can also visit to the M.P. town as the tourist will need to cover the short distance from Deogarh city. The Madhya Pradesh town is famous for its gossamer like saris, etc. In the M.P. city, you will find different examples and crafts of Rajput and Sultanate architecture. There are number of Mughal forts in the city. Among the interesting sites are the Koshak Mahal, the Badal Mahal Victory arch, the Jama Masjid and ancient Jain temples. So, this is all about the tourism place and information of Deogarh city. If you find any wrong information in the article, feel free to express your thoughts by posting response below.