Devprayag

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Devprayag is situated at an altitude of 830mts above sea level at the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi River. Devprayag is situated in Tehri Garhwal district but some part of the region comes under the Pauri Garhwal district.

Devprayag is the last prayag (confluence) of Alaknanda River and from this point the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi River is known as Ganga. The town lies on the Rishikesh-Badrinath highway, 71kms ahead of Rishikesh.

The town is the seat of the pundits of Badrinath Dham. The meaning od Devprayag ois Godly confluence as"Dev" mans god and "Payag" means confluence.


The place showers tourists with its serene and divine natural beauty and it is also believed than Lord Rama and King Dushratha did penance here. There is an ancient Raghunathji Temple built above the confluence with massive rocks and it is believed that the temple was built more than ten thousand years ago.

The structure of the town was devastated by an earthquake of 1803 but it was subsequently repaired. The confluence has Brahma Kund on Bhagirathi River and Vashisht Kund on Alaknanda River. There is a small water spring called Baitalshila and it is claimed that a bath there can cure leprosy. Devprayag can be visited any time of the year but try to avoid the monsoons as the water is muddy and there are chances of roads getting blocked due to landslides.

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