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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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