Throughout the Treta Yug period about 12,000 years in the past. Janakpur used to be the capital of King Janak’s stateof Mithila. Calledthe capital of Province 2 these days, Janakpur the birthplace of Janaki or Sita, the consort of Lord Ram, is an important spiritual pilgrimage web site inside the Terai plains, in south imperative Nepal. Aside from being stated in the Hindu epic Ramayana, Janakpur is also well-known for its temples, ponds, Mithila artwork and vibrant festivals. The high enchantment of Janakpur is the superb temple committed to Sita known as the Janaki Mandir.  

Janakpur or Janakpurdham is a sub-metropolitan metropolis placed in Dhanusha District, Madhesh Province, Nepal. It’s far a head zone of Dhanusha district and the capital of Madhesh Province. By the name Janakpurdham it becomes clean that the city is a spiritual hub for Hindus. it's far believed that the metropolis become based inside the early twelfth century. According to tradition and archeological evidence Janakpurdham became the capital of the Videha dynasty that dominated the Mithila location in historical instances.  
Janakpur is presently the maximum populated sub metropolitan city of Nepal. There may be transportation in among Janakpur and Jaynagar of India via teach. Janakpur is a holy metropolis where you can still enjoy diverse subcultureculturefaith, arts and languages. The nice season to visit Janakpur is May, July and August.  

Things to do IN JANAKPUR  
1. Pray at Janaki Temple  
Janaki temple typically belongs to Hindus committed to the Goddess Sita. There are approximately 70 temples round the main shrine of the Janaki Temple. The temple is known as after the mythical king Janak (father of Goddess Sita). The temple is one in all the biggest pilgrimage sites for all Hindus gift inside the globalit's miles well-known for its temples and ponds. The three storied temple made from stone and marble in shiny white colour draws every one. It covers an area of about 4860 square feet. The temple is based in famous Rajput architecture in Nepal. The temple consists of 60 rooms, which are all embellished with coloured glass, fashionable and historical paintings and engraved with incredible engravings. The entire shape of Janaki temple flaunts a classic blend of classical and Neo-classical designs.  

2. Get blessing at Ram Mandir (Ram Temple)  
Ram Mandir is a Hindu temple that is positioned in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India, at the site of Ram Janmabhoomi (Lord Ram’s birth vicinity), consistent with the Ramayana. Deities Surya, Ganesha, Shiva, Durga, Vishnu and Brahma are also dedicated inside the premises. It is well worth touring at Ram Mandir if everybody is in Janakpur.

4Go to Ram Sita Vivah Mandap  
The area in which God Rama and Goddess Sita were given married is referred to as Rama Janaki Vivah Mandap. It’s far visited by using heaps of pilgrims to pay homage to Sita on the time of Vivah Panchami. The wedding day of Sita and Rama is commonly celebrated on the fifth day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in November/December. The mandap is adorned so gorgeously and is located in the southwest area of the Janaki Mandir. It resembles part of a palace with sturdy pillars, fashionable arches and beautiful domes. At the centre of the mandap, the mythical marriage ceremony turned into depicted. The statues of Goddess Sita and Lord Rama can be seen at the centre even as a few sages and their mother and father can be visible seated on parallel pedestals going through every different. The attires give a feel of the ancient royal birthday party. Devotees can offer their prayers and take a seat in complete silence to soak within the tranquil vibe of the temple.

5. Visit Sindhuli Gadhi (Sindhuli castle)  
Sindhuli Gadhi lies in Sindhuli District of Janakpur area. Sindhuli Gadhi is a historical fort and traveler vacation spot in vital Nepal. Sindhuli Gadhi is well-known for the struggle occurred in among the then Gorkha navy (below the command of Khajanchi Bir Bhadra Upadhyay and Sardar Banshu Gurung) and the British troop headed by way of Captain Kinloch. The Gorkha force defeated the British troop in November 1767 (Kartik 24, 1824 BS). Its miles currently a traveler enchantment.

6. Go to Swargdwari  
It is positioned on the west aspect of Gangasagar, a holy pond. Swargdwari method gate to swarg (gate to heaven). In Hinduism, there may be life after demise and this location is taken into consideration as a gate to heaven for the useless humans.  

7. Roam at Gangasagar Holy Pond  
Gangasagar is the holy pond in Janakpur that is located close to Rama Mandir (Temple). Its miles believed that the water for this pond had been delivered from the Ganga River, one of the holy rivers for Hindus. This pond appears magical at nighttimeIt’s far superbly decorated throughout Chhath festivalVisitors also can revel in a boat trip at the pond.  
Eight. Take bathe in Dhanush Sagar  
Dhanush Sagar is a sacred pond located near the well-known Rama Mandir of Janakpur. it is also the largest ceremonial pond in the cityTraffic can see several small shrines all around the perimeter and companies selling flora and other ritual items for worshipping. Taking shower within the pond is considered sacred by way of the devotees.  
Gala’s and food  
Ram Navami, Vivah Panchami, Chhath, Deepawali are the well-known gala's celebrated in Janakpuri. Littles are eaten with a bitter and spicy ‘chutney’ (pickle) manufactured from raw mangoes, samosa, Ghevar (a disc-fashioned cake made from flour-based dough) are a number of the vital dishes of Janakpur.


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