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Janakpur

KTM - JKR Flights

Janakpur is the capital  of Province No. 2 and is situated in Dhanusa district in Eastern Terai region of Nepal. It is popular for cultural and religious tourism.

Buddha Air has daily two flights from Janakpur Airport to Tribuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. The duration of Janakpur to Kathmandu flight is 30 minutes.

Janakpur is widely popular for Janaki Temple. It is also known as the Nau Lakha Mandir because the cost for the construction of the temple was about nine lakhs. It is one of the biggest temple in Nepal. It is a Hindu temple which was once used to be the kingdom of King Janak. Goddess Sita, daughter of King Janak was born and married to Lord Ram in Janaki Temple. There are several other temples such as Bhootnath Mandir, Ram Mandir, Sankatmochan Mandir which are famous in their own way.

The places of attractions at Janakpur are Ponds and Hermitages (also known as Kuti). There are around 72 ponds in this historical city. Among them, Ganga Sagar and Dhanush Sagar are trendy. They are located to the east of Janaki Mandir. If you love to see aarti, then you can get this opportunity at Ganga Sagar. Dhanush Sagar is an important pond where rituals are performed.

Chhath is the main festival celebrated enthusiastically in Janakpur. Chhath is also popular in some of the Indian states like Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. This puja is celebrated for 4 days and is dedicated to Sun and his wife Usha.

The nearest location you can travel from Janakpur is Jaleshwor and Dhanusha Dham. Jaleshwor is famous for the holy temple of Jaleshwarnath Mahadev, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Whereas, Dhanusha Dham is another worshiping place for Hindus. It is believed that when Lord Ram broke Shiva's Dhanush (bow) into three parts, one part fell at Dhanusha Dham. You can still see the remaining part of the Dhanush encompassed by temple.

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Janakpur - Kathmandu


You can easily book your flights online or simply call at Buddha Air's office at Janakpur.

Janakpur
Tel: 041-420522, 420094
Fax: 041-525894
Airport: 041-525894
Email: [email protected]

Janakpur Weather:
29° to 34° Celsius (Summer) / 1° to 10° Celsius (Winter)

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