Located 10-km to the southeast of Aurangabad, Deo is home to the well-known Sun temple. The 15th century old temple is believed to be built by Bhairvendra Sing, a Chandravanshi king of Umga. It is a 100-ft tall structure, with an umbrella-like top. The important custom of worshipping the Sun God and taking bath in its Brahma Kund dates back to the era of King Ayel. Every year, during Chhath festival, thousands of pilgrims gather in the premises of the temple to worship the Sun God.

How to Reach:

By Air

Patna Airport, Lok Nayak Jayprakash Airport (3 hour drive from Aurangabad), Shaheed Pir Ali Khan Marg, Near Sheikhpura, Patna-800014

By Train

The nearest railway station is Anugrah Narayan Road (About 20 k.m. from Deo)

By Road

It is almost 160 k.m. from Patna. The route covers Bikram, Arwal, Daudnagar, Obra, Aurangabad. from Patna to Aurangabad via NH-98.

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