Dhaka is a small city from the Purbi Champaran district of Bihar, India. Dhaka is at the border of East Champaran and Sitamarhi districts. The cities nearest to Dhaka are Chandan Bara (10 km) and Motihari (27 km). Dhaka is a densely populated city and the people of Dhaka mostly engage in agriculture and industry-driven occupations. Dhaka has a few places of tourist interest for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Dhaka, Motihari has a few good budget hotel options. These include Hotel Anamika (Tariff – Rs.1000-1500) and Hotel Sheetal Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official language of Dhaka is Mailthili. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Dhaka are the Hindu festivals of Diwali, Holi, Dussehra, Sri Rama Navami and others. Teej, Chhatth Puja, Sama Chakeva and Barawafat are also celebrated here.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Dhaka. The Someshwar Nath Temple (27 km) is one of the world-renowned places of worship for Lord Shiva. It is one of the Char Dhams (Four Holy Sites) and thousands of devotees throng the streets every year. The Buddhist Stupa nearby, is also a religious attraction.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dhaka is Patna Airport. The airport is located about 135 km away from the city.
Bairagnia is the nearest railway station to Dhaka, which connects it on the Northern Railway Line.
There are daily bus services to Patna, Ranchi and other places. The best bus operator that offers good services to passengers is Vaishali Travels. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of bus ticket offers for its customers. Look out for them when you book your tickets online.