Janakpur is a Nepalese city that is said to be the birthplace of Goddess Sita as well as the location of her marriage to Lord Ram. Janakpur, often known as the City of Ponds, has over seventy ponds dotting its lush environment. Learn more about the Ramayana, an ancient and revered Hindu epic, and its significance today. Visit the real-life locations featured in the epic and learn about local legends!
The city is the administrative center of the Dhanusa district and is located in Nepal’s Terai region. Janakpur’s primary attraction is the Ram Janaki Temple. Janakpurdham, the heart of Mithila culture, is also one of the venerated destinations on the sacred Parikrama (religious pilgrimage) in India, with Ayodhya, Kashi, and Brij.
Janakpur is a popular tourist and pilgrim destination because to the good weather, magnificent and colorful festivals held throughout the year, stunning temple architecture, and friendly residents.
- Ram Janaki temple
- Bibaha Mandap
- Dhanus Sagar ( Pond)