Jamui, one of the famous districts of Bihar, is mainly known for its mythological and historical importance for Jain religion. Presently counted among 38 Bihar districts, Jamui has been in limelight from the time of Mahabharata.
Another reason for which Jaimui tourism is considered a worthwhile destination is due to a legend which proclaims that the name Jamui has been derived from “Jribhikgram”or “Jambhiyaagram” –the village that is known for being the spot where Lord Mahavir attained Divine Knowledge or Kevalaygyan.
Jaimui has been a fertile ground for the development of rich literature and music in the region, some of the celebrated gems from the arts domain, hail from Jaimui.
Tourism in and around Jamui
Jaimui tourism harbors several spots of great historical interest and mythological importance. Some of the most talked about and cherished attractions are the Jain Mandir, Kshatriya Kund Gram, Giddheshwar Temple, Patneshwar Mandir, Kali Mandir, Hazrat Khan Gaji Dargah, Simultalla Hill Station, Kumar Gram, Suggi, Nagi Dam Wildlife Sanctuary, and several others.
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Jaimui is well served by rail and road. Tourists opting to come via air can choose between the airports at Gaya and Patna.
Best time to Visit Jamui
The best time to plan a trip to Jaimui is from July to November before the onset of the harsh winters.