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Places to visit in Sitamarthi District

Deokuli (or Dhekuli)

Deokuli (or Dhekuli) is 19 kms. west of Sitamarhi town. An ancient Shiva temple is situated here. A big fair takes place every year on the eve of Shivaratri. Legends have it that Draupadi, the wife of five Pandavas was born here. Now it lies in Sheohar district, carved out of Sitamarhi in 1994.

Panth-Pakar

Panth-Pakar is 8 kms. north-east of Sitamarhi. It is said that after her marriage, Sita was carried in a palanquin to Ayodhya by this route. An old Banyan tree is still standing here under which she is said to have rested for a while.

Bagahi Math

Bagahi Math is located north-west of Sitamarhi, in Bagahi village, there is a big Hindu monastery which contains 108 rooms. This is a famous place for worship and performing Yajna.

Janaki Temple, Punaura

Janaki Temple, Punaura is about 5 kms west of Sitamarhi. This place also claims the honour of being the birth place of Sita.

Source : https://sitamarhi.nic.in/tourism/



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