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Muzaffarpur - City

 

Muzaffarpur is a city the state of Bihar, India. It is known as the Lychee capital of the country. It is one of the oldest and most important commercial and educational centres of Bihar. Muzaffarpur has many historical sites, monuments, temples and other places of tourist interest.

How to go to Muzaffarpur.

* Gaya International Airport is about 172 km from the city.
* Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport is about 75 km from the city. There are daily flights from Ranchi, Delhi, Calcutta and Lucknow.
* PATAHI Airport Muzaffarpur,it is situated at NH102 rewa road 3km west from BITTU SRIVASTAVA's House at patahi training school road mob;9608006993 muzaffarpur

By train

Muzaffarpur Junction Railway Station (Station Code : MFP) is a railhead of East Central Railways. Shaheed Express(darbhanga-amritsar), Mithila Express(raxaul-howrah), Maurya Express, Sadhbhawna Express, Vaishali Express(barauni-new delhi) and Amarnath Express(barauni-jammutawi) pass through this station. The Vaishali Express(barauni-new delhi), Bihar Sampark Kranti(darbhanga-new delhi), SaptKranti Express(muzaffarpur_new delhi) are the fastest and most comfortable way to arrive from Delhi or vice versa.

By car

Muzaffarpur is well-connected by bus to Patna, which is about 3.0 hours away. There are direct buses to Patna, Silliguri, Gauhati, Ranchi etc. Buses are the best option if one is traveling from Patna. Muzzafarpur is well connected by a network of roads with all the neighbouring cities and towns.

You may hired taxi, autorickshaws and cycle rickshaws for local transportation. The city has a concept of shared autorickshaws. City ring bus service run by regional transport authority (RDA) has mini buses plying on five different routes. The maximum fare is Rs 4 only. The main the introduction of ring bus service has broken the monopoly of rickshaws and auto-rickshaws.

Place to see/ Visit

Baba Garibnath Temple

Baba Garibnath Temple situated in the center of the Muzaffarpur town is undoubtedly one of the most famous "Lord Shiva" temples ! Its history goes like this-There was a Landlord in ancient times who owned the land where the present temple is. There was a huge Banyan tree in the premises of the temple which provided shade and relief to many people. Unfortunately due to bad financial condition the Landlord had to sell his house to another person.

Chaturbhuj Sthan Temple

Chaturbhuj Temple, situated in Muzaffarpur, is famous for its spirituality and faith. In 1303 century, in a village called "Turki", a big idol of "Lord Chaturbhuj" was found. People started worshipping the lord with full devotion but it seems the lord desired something else! There was a saint who was a great worshipper of Lord Shiva and was also responsible for establishing a "Shivling" at the present Muzaffarpur (which was a village at that time). "Lord Chaturbhuj" came in his dreams and asked him to place him near "Lord Shiva" as he was not comfortable at Turki. The saint brought the idol, all the way from Turki to Muzaffarpur, on foot which was a reflection of his faith and worship.

Shri Ram Temple

Shri Ram temple is one of the famous religious places. Situated at "Sahu Pokhar" in Muzaffarpur, it's status was kept as one of the "Navratna" temples. It is said that it was made by artists from Rajasthan. Later Shri Shiv Prasad Sahu of Sahu family took over the order and care taking of the temple and still Sahu family is doing the same. Within the premises the biggest temple is of "Shri Ram and Mata Janaki". Beside that "Mahadev" temple is there whose Shivling is India's third largest Shivling.

Kali Mata Temple Of Sikandarpur

This great temple is an icon of faith, worship and belief on Ma. It is situated on the south coast of "Gandak" river. Possibly, it was made in the year of 1932 by Darbhanga Maharaj Kamlesh Singh. Devotees come in masses to worship Ma.

Simri Mai Temple Of Police Line

Near Muzaffarpur Engineering College in Avaas Nagar there is a famous "Devi Peeth", it is called Simri Mai. It is said that here to please "Bhagwati" coconut is broken. History tells that long ago there was an old lady who used to live in a hut near this place. During night she used to medidate for long hours. She took "Samadhi" on the 17th day of Navratra here. From that day this place has got a status of "Lokpeeth" and is famous by the name of "Simri Mai".

Ram Chandra Shahi Museum

Ram Chandra Shahi Museum at Muzaffarpur was established in the year 1979. It has got its own building in the campus of Jubba Sahni Park. The museum possesses a very good collection including artifacts and numerous art-objects of varied nature. The museum is famous for its rich collection of rare postage stamps.

Ramna's Tripur Sundari Temple

Ramna's Tripur Sundari Temple attracts millions of Devotees Due to its aesthetic beauty and richness. A wealthy man, Shri Umashankar Prasad built this Beautiful and magnificent temple on 28th June 1941. It is said that it is really surprising to see that a man made temple attracts such big gathering of Devotees. This temple is also famous by the name of "Devi Temple" and Ma's beautiful idol mesmerizes one and all. Shri Ram Temple


Ambara Chowk

About 40 km from Muzaffarpur, Ambara Chowk is situated in Saraiya Block on the Muzaffarpur - Rewa road. It is believed to be the home village of Amrapali, the famous Nagarvadhu (courtesan) of Vaishali.it is 35km from BITTU SRIVASTAVA home at patahi school road.Amrapali was known as her beauty.

Katra Garh

The place is situated nearly 35 km northeast of Muzaffarpur. Katra Garh was one of the states of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar. It was then named as Akbarpur. Several idols, ornaments, earthen pots and other articles of historical importance have been found here in course of excavations.

Khudi Ram Bose Memorial

A memorial tablet has been raised in the memory of Khudi Ram Bose & prafool chaki who was executed at Muzaffarpur Jail in the year 1908 on the charge of throwing a bomb on Kingsford, the then British District & Sessions Judge of Muzaffarpur. The memorial tablet is situated opposite the present residence of the District and Sessions Judge and this road where they thrown the bomb was named as PRAFOOL CHAKI MARG as a proof sign board is there just in front of red cross bulding

Rajkhand

It is situated about 5 km from headquarters of the Aurai block on Aurai-Saidpur road. There is an old temple of Bhairav Nath. A big cattle fair is held here every year on the occasion of Shivaratri festival.

About 40 km from Muzaffarpur is the famous temple, Hathilwa-Mathh dedicated to Radha-Krishna. While the Badi Masjid at Company Bagh and the Gurudwara at Ramna are definitely worth a visit.
Some hotels name from Muzaffarpur.

*** Ranjeet Hotel, Motijhil
*** Chandralok Hotel, Chandralok Chowk Budget Luxary Stay
*** Hotel Panchwati, Saraiyaganj
*** Hotel Chandralok Continental, Chandralok, Nayatola,
*** Hotel park chhata chowk BITTU SRIVASTAVA AREA 9608006993
*** BITTU SRIVASTAVA baba ka hotel CHHATA CHOWK 9608006993
*** Lichchavi Vihar, Phone: 0621-2228512.
*** Nathani gest house,sutapatti
*** Chandralok Hotel, Chandralok Chowk Budget Luxary Stay
*** Hotel Chandralok Continental, Chandralok, Nayatola

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