A historical town in Bihar, Sitamarhi was where lord Rama’s wife Sita was born. This town has a temple built in honour of Sita. It lies on the Bihar-Nepal border. There is also a rock-cut structure of the Mauryan dynasty in the town. Sitamarhi was totally destroyed in 1934 during the Bihar earthquake. A scenic town with several temples, it makes for a good weekend getaway. Its nearest city is Muzaffarpur, which is 65 km away.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Sitamarhi, but Muzaffapur has a number of options for its tourists. Some of them include Hotel Aarav (Tariff –Rs. 1,000), Hotel Chandralok Continental (Tariff –Rs.600) and Hotel Puja (Tariff –Rs.500).
The official languages here are Maithili and Hindi.
Sita Navami, the birth anniversary of Sita, celebrated in March-April is a major event in Sitamarhi.
Places of Interest
Some of the places of interest located within Sitamarhi are Janaki Temple, Goraul Sharif, Bagahi Math and Janki Udhav.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located 140 km away in Patna.
The major and the nearest rail head connecting this village is the Muzaffapur railway station, which is 62 km away.
Buses are available from Patna and Muzaffapur. State-run buses cater to the passengers travelling in this region. Book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of bus booking offers.