Dighwara is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in the Indian state of Bihar's Saran district. The name is most likely derived from "Dirgh-dwar," which means "big gate," as Dighwara is said to be the entrance of King Daksha's fabled city.

Places to visit

  • Ami : Ami lies 4 kilometers west of Dighwara and 26 kilometers from Chapra. In Ami, a garden with a deep and wide well is found near the historic AmbikaSthan Temple. The garden's unique feature is that it never dries up. Ami is also well-known for its Durga temples.
  • Distance: Ami is 6.7 kilometres away from Dighwara

  • Silhauri : Silhauri is a major religious site in Saran and the surrounding region. Every year, a massive mela is held here, which is well appreciated by the big number of visiting devotees. The mela is held on the auspicious date of Shivratri.
  • Distance: Silhauri is 35 kilometres away from Dighwara

  • Dhorh Ashram: Dhorh Ashram, located in the northwestern part of Parsagarh, includes archaeological exhibits that draw a large number of visitors. Dhorh Ashram is most known for the historic BhagwanDhadeswar Temple, which is located on the banks of the Gandaki River. The temple's main attraction is its deity, Lord Shiva's lingam, which is set in cosmic stone.
  • Distance: Dhorh Ashram is 45 kilometres away from Dighwara

  • Hariharnath Temple: Hariharnath Temple is located in the outskirts of Sonepur. According to legend, Lord Ram built this temple on his trip to Sita'sswayamvar. Thousands of pilgrims visit the temple, which has both idols of Bhagwan Vishnu (Hari) and Lord Shiva (Hara).
  • Distance: Hariharnath Temple is 33 kilometres away from Dighwara

  • Goutamsthan: The Gauam rishi's ashram. a site with historical and mythological value. According to Indian mythology, Gautam Rishi's wife was cursed and turned into stone by her husband.
  • Distance: Goutamsthan is 45 kilometres away from Dighwara

How to Reach

  • Dighwara Junction contributes heavily to the North Eastern Junction, and the nearest railway station is 22 kilometers distant at Deoghar. Patna Airport is the closest airport to Dighwara (Lok Nayak Jayprakash Airport). Patna Airport is around 800 kilometers from Dighwara, and there is frequent bus and taxi service to Dighwara.

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