Manpur is a peaceful town located in the district of Gaya in Bihar. It is said to be a town popular for railway sleeper factories and looms. It is also referred to as ‘Mini Kanpur’ due to the handloom weaving business that is practised by the majority of people here. There are also factories in Manpur which make delicate incense sticks.
Places to Stay
There are a few good budget hotels in Manpur. Some of them are Shanti Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Prince Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Niranjana (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Hotel Ram Niwas (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official languages of Manpur are Bihari and Bhojpuri. Other languages spoken here are Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Manpur are Diwali in November, Dusshera in October, Holi in March, and Makar Sankranthi in January.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Manpur. Some of them are Bodh Gaya (14 km), Bihar Sharif (72 km), and Jhumri Telaiya (70 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Gaya Airport (13 km).
The nearest railway station is the Manpur Junction Railway Station (2 km).
Manpur and Gaya have good road connectivity with each other. The distance between these two places is 7 km by road. The nearest bus stand is the Manpur Bus Station at a distance of 1 km from the town. There are regular local buses that travel back and forth from Manpur to the nearby cities. The tourists have an option of getting their tickets booked in advance from travel operators like KP Travels or Joy Travels. You can get discounted bus tickets to popular tourist destinations through a number of online bus booking portals.