About Janakpur Tour
Given its name after the legendary King Janak, Janakpur was the center of the ancient kingdom of Mithila. It is the birthplace of Sita, the wife of god Ram and the major character of the great Hindu epic Ramayan. Today Janakpur stands among the most notable and interesting places in all of Tarai.
Janakpur has turned into a major pilgrimage site today. The most consecrated spots are the Janaki Mandir, committed to goddess Sita, the Ram-Sita Bibaha Mandir that commemorates the marriage of Ram and Sita, Ram Mandir that is devoted to god Ram and the blessed lake of Dhanush Sagar. The town is mostly frequented by pilgrims coming from the south who come here consistently to offer their admiration to the goddess at this sanctuary.
Other than the religious significance, Janakpur is additionally the center for the recovery of the antiquated Mithila craftsmanship and art. Best visit in October-November, you will see the culture of people living Janakpur for thousands of years. The city is connected by regular bus and plane service from Kathmandu and other cities. A decent number of lodges and accommodations are available in the city to spend the nights in Janakpur.