Muzaffarpur Tourism

Home to many beautiful and historical temples, Muzaffarpur will prove to be memorable place for all those who seek spiritual and religious solace. Temples of Muzaffarpur have their own charm and have shaped Muzaffarpur’s cultural and religious identity. And beyond these beautiful temples, Muzaffarpur also boost quite a few other interesting places that are equally steeped in its rich history and depicts its glorious past. October to March is considered best months to visit Muzaffarpur.

Helplines and Important Contact Numbers

Muzaffarpur TourismBihar State Tourism Development Corporation
(A Govt.of Bihar Undertaking)
Bir Chand Patel Path,
Patna, Bihar
PIN-800 001.
Phone: +91-612-2225411,
Fax: +91-612-2506218.
Email: bihartourism.bstdc@gmail.com
Web Site: http://bstdc.bih.nic.in/

Superintendent of Police
Contact No: 06212217797(O), 2212119(R)
Mob: 9431822982
Fax: 2212107

Places of Interest In and Around Muzaffarpur

Chaturbhuj Sthan Temple

Places of Interest In and Around Muzaffarpur

This is another one of the most sacred temples of Muzaffarpur. But more importantly it is probably the oldest temple amongst all the sacred temples of the region and Bihar state. This temple is as old as 600 years old, with its history dating back to medieval era of 12th century. And any reference to history of this temple would be incomplete without mentioning about local saint, with whose effort and perseverance such a grand temple came into being. It is widely believed that somewhere during 12th century an unknown local saint, who was devotee of Lord Shiva, got hold of a huge idol of Chaturbhuj in a small village, far off from Muzaffarpur. Under very extraordinary circumstances, he brought the idol to Muzaffarpur and placed it in a place besides idol of Lord Shiva. This is the same place where today the grand temple stands, which today has became one of the iconic religious places of Muzaffarpur district.

Baba Garibnath Temple

This is a beautiful Lord Shiva Temple that is located in the very heart of Muzaffarpur city. It is definitely one of the most loved and sacred temples of Muzaffarpur. And this is exactly why it is always thronged by devotees and is rarely ever free from crowd. Especially during Shravan Months (from July to August), Baba Garibnath Temple is literally filled with devotees and tourists. The temple is also pretty huge enough to accommodate huge crowd. The temple also underwent huge renovation few years back, which has restored beauty of its glorious years. If you’re religious person and devotee of Lord Shiva, then Baba Garibnath Temple will offer immense spiritual solace.

Shri Ram Temple

This famous Lord Rama Temple is located in small village of Sahu Pokhar. This historical and beautiful temple attracts thousands of devotee’s every day. In fact going by sheer number of devotees that come here, then it is easily one of the most visited temples of Muzaffarpur District. The temple is also very huge and accommodates many smaller temples dedicated to many Hindu gods. And amongst these many temples is a temple that has a special Shivlinga which is third largest in the whole of India. Needless to say, no visiting tourist can afford to miss this special temple.

Ramna Devi Mandir

This is unarguably one of the most beautiful temples of Muzaffarpur District. It is dedicated to Lord Durga Mata or Maa Durga. Although unlike other temples of Muzaffarpur it doesn’t boost any rich history as such, but what it does boost is aesthetic and architectural beauty. This temple’s construction was actually completed in year 1941 by a local businessman called Mr.Bachha babu. He was believed to be a loyal devotee of Durga Mata. But the most important thing is that this temple in matter of few decades it became one of the most sought after temples of Muzaffarpur and continues to be so even today. Its popularity in such short span of time is actually tribute to its architectural beauty. All in all, Ramna Devi Mandir is one of the must visit religious destinations of Muzaffarpur.

Ram Chandra Shahi Museum

This is probably the only Museum in entire Muzaffarpur. At least it is the only famous one. It has rich collections of artifacts and coins from ancient history. Although Museum isn’t really in good condition, but if you’re a history buff then you shouldn’t mind checking it out.

Other important tourist destinations

Simri Mai Temple of Police Line (Near Muzaffarpur Engineering College(MIT)), Ambara Chowk (village of the famous queen Amrapali) and Katra Garh (historical town built during reign of King Akbar).

How to reach Muzaffarpur ?

How to reach Muzaffarpur

Best way to reach Muzaffarpur is via rail. Muzaffarpur Railway Station is one of the most important junctions of Bihar and directly connects Muzaffarpur to many of the important cities of India. There is no direct air connectibity to Muzaffarpur. You can get down at Patna Airport and then hire a taxi to reach this beautiful town of Bihar.

Muzaffarpur Junction
Address: Sutapatti, Pokhraira, Muzaffarpur, BR 842001
PNR and reservation enquiry: Dial 139
For Complaint of Rail Catering/Pantry Service:1800-111-139

Where to stay in Muzaffarpur ?

Muzaffarpur has decent number of luxury hotels and quality budget hotels that will provide you best in accommodation and hospitality services. Be absolutely rest assured about hospitality and luxurious facilities. The charges are affordable when compared with level of services. Some of the famous ones are listed below.

Hotel Simna International
Address: Power House Chowk, Maripur, Muzaffarpur
Pin-842001(Bihar)
Contact No: 0621-2226010 /11 /12

Hotel Shivam Inn
Address: C/o B.C Plaza, Opp Jandar Shoes,
Motijheel, Muzaffarpur,
Bihar- 842001
Phone no: 0621-2266771,
Mobile no: 8235045671 / 72

Minakshi International Hotel
Address: Opposite Muzaffarpur Railway Station, Muzaffarpur HO,
Muzaffarpur – 842001,
Phone no: +(91)-621-2221045

Where to eat in Muzaffarpur ?

Don’t forget to try Jalebi Malpua and lassi at roadside stalls near Santoshi Mata Mandir, located very near to Muzaffarpur Railway Station. You should also try Taas chura (a unique mutton recipe) at famous Laxmi Chowk. And finally do try out some delicious sweet dishes at Maharaja Sweet located at Saraiya Ganj. Furter there are numerous other famous restaurants where you can visit to get the taste of Muzaffarpur.

Eating Joints in Muzaffarpur

Nath Hotel Fast Food
Address: Kalyani Bara Lane, Kalyani Chowk, Muzaffarpur, Bihar 842001
Phone:099 34 453434

Kavya Restaurant
Address: Chandni Chowk , Near Mahindra Showrorom, National Highway 28, Muzaffarpur, Bihar 842003
Phone:0621 290 1163

Sivarams Restaurants
Address: Jawaharalal Road, Muzaffarpur Ho, Muzaffarpur - 842001
Phone:+(91)-9708222201, 8228877777, 8228977777

Entertainment and Nightlife in Muzaffarpur

Barring hordes of beer bar and few cinema halls in the main city of Muzaffarpur, there is not much on the front of entertainment and nightlife here. In coming years 2 state-of-the-art shopping malls are surely coming up in Muzaffarpur city that will surely add to entertainment quotient. Below is address of some of the renowned cinema halls of Muzaffarpur.

Entertainment in Muzaffarpur

Amar Cinema Hall
Address: Kachchi Sarai, Kachi Sarai,
Muzaffarpur - 842002
Phone no: +(91)-621 2245562

Shyam Cinema Hall
Address: Motijheel, Muzaffarpur – 842001
Phone no: +(91)-621-2245272

Jawahar Cinema Hall
Address: Amgola Road, Muzaffarpur HO,
Muzaffarpur – 842001
Phone no: +(91)-621-2246539

Where to shop in Muzaffarpur ?

All the popular shopping destinations and market places are located in the main city of Muzaffarpur. You can visit Kalyani Chowk and Suta Patti which are famous for cloths and wardrobes. Here you can buy variety of traditional dresses from beautiful ladies sarees to gents kurtas and more. Drive to Jawahar lal road to get various hardware items and machinery. From Saraiya Ganj you can buy beautiful handicraft and jewelery items. Besides, two state-of-the-art shopping malls are also coming up in Muzaffarpur. They are Amrapali Mall at Bela-Muzaffarpur Highway and Dwarka City Center located opposite M P S Science College (Near National Highway 28).


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