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Jamui - The Essence Earthly Charm And Simplicity


Jamui, one of the famous districts of Bihar, is mainly known for its mythological and historical importance for Jain religion. Presently counted amongst 38 Bihar districts, Jamui has been in limelight from the time of Mahabharata.

Another reason for which Jamui 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 Kevalgyan.

Jamui 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 Jamui.

Tourism In And Around Jamui

Jamui tourism harbours 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, Simultala hill station, Kumar Gram, Suggi, Nagi Dam Wildlife Sanctuary and several others.

How To Reach Jamui

Jamui 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 Jamui is from July to November before the onset of the harsh winters.

Jamui Weather

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How to Reach Jamui

  • By Road
    One can reach Jaimui from any metropolitan city located along the Delhi-Kolkata Main Road that connects Mugalsarai-Patna route. This route runs parallel to the famous Grand Trunk Road.
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  • By Train
    Jamui is one of the main railway junctions of Danapur division of East Central Railway. It lies on the Howrah-Patna-Mughalsarai main line.
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  • By Air
    The Patna International Airport is just 161 kms away while the Gaya International Airport is just 141 kms away from here.
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