Rajasthan Travel Guide
Devgarh Mahal

Deogarh - TheFeudal Estate

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Deogarh Tourism and Travel Guide

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Deogarh is a small town situated in Rajsamand District in the state of Rajasthan in western India. Deogarh, a city having a magnificent historical background. It was a feudal estate in Mewar and 'The Rawat', chief of Deogarh, was one of sixteen umraos (feudal barons) entitled to wait upon the Maharana of Udaipur, the capital of Mewar. han. The chieftains estates were called thikanas. Deogarh, one such thikana, lies on the border of Marwar, Mewar and Merwara, 280 kms south-west of Jaipur and 135 kms north-east of Udaipur.

The feudal estates, called ‘Thikanas’ were sanctioned by the ruling Maharana to a nobleman either due to blood relationship or for an act of bravery. Deogarh is also famous for the school of miniature painting.

These Deogarh miniatures are also in the personal collection of the present Rawat Sahib. Fort walls also show the royalty of this kind of art. Deogarh mahal , Dashavatar are some places to visit in Deogarh.

Eklingji is the popular and old site of an ancient temple complex that is dedicated to Lord Shiva

Best Time to Visit Deogarh

The peak period of visit Deogarh by the native and foreign tourists during the starting period of the onset of summer season because the climate in this area is very pleasant. If the tourists are comfortable with rainy season then between June to September months are also an awesome time to visit this town. According to the tourism department of Rajasthan, visiting Deogarh can be done throughout the year. Moreover the best months to visit Deogarh are in the month of March and April.

Weather Condition of Deogarh

The climate condition of Deogarh is normally semi-arid and very hot. The only relief from this scorching sun is during the monsoonal period when there is fall in temperature slightly in rainy weather condition. In this area, from March to October the temperatures are extreme throughout this season. During the months of April, May and June, the high temperatures routinely exceed 40 degrees Celsius. Moreover the normal discomfort from the sun is largely felt because of the normal low humidity condition in this area.

In this area, the rainy season occurs from late June to September months. The average rainfall is about 450 millimeters (18 in), this particular figure is extraordinarily variable compared to the rest of Rajasthan regions. The average temperatures decrease only during the monsoon season in this area.

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