This Quaint Village In Prayagraj Is All Set To Be Transformed Into A Tourist Hotspot. Deets Inside!

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Photo of This Quaint Village In Prayagraj Is All Set To Be Transformed Into A Tourist Hotspot. Deets Inside! by Varsha Banerjee (Crazy Jetsetters)

If you want a unique and enchanting rural experience, consider adding Devari to your bucket list. Why, you ask? Well, we have tons of reasons!

Soon-to-be a tourist hotspot, Devari is a quaint village nestled on the banks of the Tons River in Meja tehsil of Prayagraj. This village is famous for its beautiful and colourful handmade bamboo and pottery products that showcase the skill and creativity of the local artisans.

The icing on the cake is that you can experience this village of wonders in all its glory before Mahakumbh 2025, a mega-religious event that attracts millions of pilgrims and visitors from all across the globe. And how can you do that? Read on to find out!

Gateway to Devari

As you enter the village, you will be greeted by a magnificent entrance gate designed and built by artisans from Rajasthan. The gate will reflect the culture and heritage of Devari and welcome you to a world of wonder and rural charm. You'll feel like you have stepped into a fairy tale as you explore the village and its surroundings.

Photo of This Quaint Village In Prayagraj Is All Set To Be Transformed Into A Tourist Hotspot. Deets Inside! by Varsha Banerjee (Crazy Jetsetters)

A Picnic Spot with a View

One of the attractions of Devari is a picnic spot with basic amenities where you can relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Tons River.

You can also indulge in some boating activities, as a pucca ghat will be constructed for your convenience. And if you are feeling hungry, you can savour local delicacies prepared with fresh and organic ingredients from the village.

An Experiential Stay in Bamboo Cottages

If you want to extend your visit and spend some quality time in Devari, you can book a stay in one of the bamboo cottages that will be built on the riverbank. These cottages will offer you cosy and comfortable accommodation with a touch of rustic charm.

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Photo of This Quaint Village In Prayagraj Is All Set To Be Transformed Into A Tourist Hotspot. Deets Inside! by Varsha Banerjee (Crazy Jetsetters)

You can wake up to the sound of birds chirping and enjoy the view of the river flowing by. You can also interact with the villagers and learn more about their lifestyle and traditions.

A Shopping Spree for Handicrafts

Devari is home to talented, hardworking artisans who make exquisite bamboo and pottery products. These products include baskets, corner stands, tables, chairs, bouquet holders, and other decorative items that add beauty and elegance to your home or office.

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Photo of This Quaint Village In Prayagraj Is All Set To Be Transformed Into A Tourist Hotspot. Deets Inside! by Varsha Banerjee (Crazy Jetsetters)

You can watch the artists weave magic with their fingers and purchase some attractive products at reasonable prices. You will also support the local economy and empower the artisans by buying their products.

A Plan for Progress

The development of Devari as a tourist destination village is part of a proposal by the Department of Tourism and rural development. The proposal aims to promote the village’s bamboo and pottery products and provide more employment opportunities to the villagers. The proposal also includes providing facilities like proper roads, regular electricity and potable water supply, and linking the village with entrepreneurs. The proposal is being prepared and will soon be sent to the state government for approval and sanction of requisite funds.

Devari is a village that has a lot to offer to its visitors. It is a place where you can experience the beauty of nature, the warmth of culture, and the joy of art. It is a place to find peace, happiness, and inspiration. It is a place that you should definitely visit before Mahakumbh-2025.

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