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Railway Station in Janakpur

Railway Station in Janakpur

Janakpur is one of the historical and religious cities of Nepal.
 The city is some 123km
to the south-east of Kathmandu in the Terai Region some 20km from the border with India.
There is a substantial tourism industry due to its significance in the 
Hindu religion
 
and the 
Janakpur Railway - the only one in Nepal.

 

Train on the Janakpur Railway in the Terai Region of Nepal

Train on the Janakpur Railway in the Terai Region of Nepal

Janki Mandir in Janakpur

Janki Mandir ( b1911 ) in Janakpur

Janaki Mandir is a Hindu Temple dedicated to goddess Sita.

It is an example of 'Hindu-Rajput' architecture and is considered the most important example of this style in Nepal.



Janki Mandir in Janakpur

Janki Mandir in Janakpur




Janki Mandir in Janakpur

Janki Mandir in Janakpur

Aargza Pokhari ( Pond ) in Janakpur

Aargza Pokhari ( Pond ) in Janakpur


Ratna Sagar in Janakpur

Ratna Sagar in Janakpur


Fields in the Terai Region of Nepal

Fields in the Terai Region

The Terai is a strip of marshy grasslands, savannas and forests lying to the south of the foothills of the Himalaya

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