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Deogarh City Guide

A feudal estate located on the boundaries of Mewar, Marwar and Merwara, around 80 miles in the north-east of Udaipur, Deogarh is a little yet charming town in the state of Rajasthan. It is nestled amidst picturesque environs of lakes and hills. Thus, Deogarh enjoys comparatively cooler than other parts of Rajasthan which makes it an ideal destination for weekend holidays or a significant place in the Rajasthan travel map. This town is predominantly affected by the colorful lifestyle of surrounding Bhil villages which truly reflects in its art and culture. Apart from the historic forts, palaces and horse safaris, this town is best known for being the school of iconic miniature paintings, which are also included in personal collection of the current Rawat Sahib of Deogarh. Reflecting the true as well as colorful heritage, Deogarh is a must visit destination in Rajasthan.

Tourist Attractions
Deogarh Mahal

Standing majestically atop a hill, the Deogarh Palace is a magnificent monument offering pictorial views of the Aravalli mountain range and lakes. The palace was built in the 17th century and is endowed with royal domes, jharokhas and turrets.



Dashavatar Temple

Erstwhile known as Panchayatan temple of north India, this exquisite temple is believed to be established during Gupta period and is dedicated to Vishnu temple. This temple is known for being the first northern Indian temple with a Shikhara or spire.


Manastambha

A 17th century ancient destination that is dotted with a group of 31 Jain temples. Each temple reveals the images from Mythologies like Tirthankara, Ayagpatta, a Manasthambha, Sahastrakuta and Sarvatobhadra etc.


Deogarh Archaeological Museum

This extensive museum features an exquisite collection of sculptures that are excavated or discovered from the surrounding region.


Best Time to Visit

The best time to enjoy the magnificent beauty of Deogarh is from 'October to early April'.

How to Reach

Deogarh offers easy accessibility through all modes of transportation.
By Air: Udaipur Airport (135 km away) is the nearest airbase to Deogarh connecting the city to other major cities of India.
By Rail: The closest railway stations are Jakhlaun (13 km) and Lalitpur (23 km). However, Lalitpur is a better option because it is connected to Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bhopal, Agra and Mumbai.
By Road: With a decent road network, Deogarh is well connected by road to other nearby cities. One can hire private taxi, car or take state transport bus to reach here.

Shopping in Deogarh

Primarily a historically rich destination, Deogarh offers an excellent opportunity for transfer to buy some authentic antiques and artifacts. However, the best buy that you must get back home is the special Chanderi saris, for which the place is known worldwide. Deogarh is dotted with a number of markets selling such items.

Excursions

Chanderi, Talbehat, Baruna River, the Eklingji Shiva Temple and Kumbhalgarh Fort are some of the popular excursion spots near Deogarh.