Industrial Visit to the city of Shahi Litchi i.e. Muzaffarpur will be interesting. The major industrial set up in the industries include Sugar factories at Motipur, Thermal Power Station at Kanti, Wagon factory at Muzaffarpur, Pharamceuticals at Narayanpur. The main industrial attraction is the railway wagon factory Bharat Wagon & Engineering Co. Limited (BWEL).
One of the major cities and trading centres of Bihar, Muzaffarpur is located on Burhi Gandak River and named after Muzaffar Khan who founded it in the 18th century. The area which constitutes the present day Muzaffarpur once formed part of Lichhavi kingdom, one of the oldest republics of the world.
Vaishali, the seat of power of the Lichhavi, shares its border with that of Muzaffarpur. Needless to say, there are plenty of interesting historical sites around this area. The city’s other claim to fame is its best quality Litchi, which are exported all over the world. Muzaffarpur is also one of the gateways to Nepal.
Sights to See
National Litchi Research Centre
You can visit the National Litchi Research Centre at Rahua, five km from Muzaffarpur town, to know more about litchi. Jubba Sahni Park, Gandhi Koop on L S College campus, Kamal Shah Mazaar in Purani Bazar and Baglamukhi Mandir in Kachchisarai are other places of interest in Muzaffarpur.
Litchi gardens of Bochaha, Jhapaha and Mushahari are located in a radius of five to seven km from Muzaffarpur.
Chaturbhuj Sthan Temple
Chaturbhuj Temple is another sacred shrine in Muzaffarpur visited by devotees.
Kali Mata Temple
Located on the south banks of “Gandak” river, the shrine was built in 1932 by Darbhanga Maharaj Kamlesh Singh.
Khudi Ram Bose Memorial
Dedicated to great freedom fighters Khudi Ram Bose and Prafool Chaki, this memorial is a reminiscent of the supreme sacrifice made by people in the attainment of independence.
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Kesaria (75 km)
There’s a stupa at Kesaria near Motihari which is said to be the tallest and the largest Buddhist sputa in the world. It was discovered in 1998 through excavation by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Patna (70 km)
A city of antiquity, Patna is littered with the ancient remnants of the past. Gol Ghar, museum, Harmandirji and Khuda Baksh Oriental Library are some of the highlights of a tour to this present capital of Bihar.
Vaishali (36 km)
Vaishali attracts visitors who come to this district town in Bihar for a brush with history and spirituality. The place has antiquities of centuries. One of the greatest cities of the 5th century BC, Vaishali is credited with being the world’s first republic to have a duly elected assembly of representatives and efficient administration. The place finds mention in the great epic of Ramayana.
Sonepur (42 km)
Located in Saran district of Bihar, at the confluence of two mighty rivers, the Ganga and Gandak, it is a small town amid picturesque surroundings, close to the Mahatma Gandhi Setu, the longest road bridge in Asia. Sonepur is famous for hosting one of Asia’s largest cattle fairs. The month-long event, better known as Sonepur Mela, is held in the month of November every year.
How would you like to travel?
- 36 Km from Vaishali
- 70 km from Patna
- 161 km from Gaya
- 515 km from Kolkata
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