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Motihari - The Vacation Of Many Flavours!


The town of Motihari is located in the state of Bihar and is a very popular tourist destination among both pilgrims as well as backpack travellers. The town of Motihari is located at a distance of 156 km from the capital city of Patna. Motihari tourism is predominantly known for its historical worth.

Motihari is the city from where Mahatma Gandhi began his legendary Satyagraha for the first time against the British rule. The immense historical worth makes Motihari tourism stand out as a compelling tourist destination. The Mahatma is also credited for helping the town of Motihari reap the fruits of education, as he helped the locals establish a school in the vicinity.

The town of Motihari is a magnet for many Buddhist tourists throughout the year, as a major Buddhist stupa is situated here. This stupa is widely known as Motihari stupa and is undeniably a magnificent structure, that stands tall at a height of 104 ft. Many believe that the existing stupa is the remains of a much greater stupa.

A compelling fact of Motihari tourism is that the legendary author George Orwell was born here and one can visit George Orwell’s monument. The Mahatma Gandhi Museum and Stone Pillar are the most distinguished tourist locations of Motihari Tourism.

Motihari embraces many small-scale industries such as a paper factory, a sugar mill and similar industries. Motihari’s sugar mill is one of the largest in Bihar.

With the right mix of educational institutions, mills and factories, and historical sites like Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Jheel, Gandhi Maidan, natural landscape of the adjoining countryside flanking the foothills of the Himalayas, Motihari proves to be an attractive place for people to spend quality time.

The Motihari agriculture is widely known for its production of litchi fruit and sweet potatoes. The climate of Motihari is quite hot during summers and chilly during winters. One should visit Motihari post monsoon time as it is best suited for the purpose of travel.

Tourist Places In And Around Motihari

Motihari is a fine blend of religious and scenic places that make the visitors revel in delight. Some of the important places to be seen here are Moti Jheel, Lauria, Chakia, Kesaria, Gandhi Smarak, Mehasi, Sitakund and so on.

How To Reach Motihari

Motihari is easily accessible through a network of railways, roadways and even airways. Motihari tourism ensures good city connectivity by means of both road and rail. The local railway station is Bapudham Motihari which is connected to all metropolitan cities and the national capital by railways.

Best Time To Visit Motihari

The climate of Motihari is divided into summer, winter and monsoons, where the summers are hot and humid and the winters get quite chilly.

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Motihari Weather

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How to Reach Motihari

  • By Road
    Tourists can opt for buses, local taxis or personal vehicles for road transport. Buses to Motihari are readily accessible from Patna which is located 160 kilometers from Motihari. Connectivity to many other cities can be easily managed.
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  • By Train
    The local railway station is Bapudham Motihari which serves links to all metropolitan cities and the national capital.
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  • By Air
    The town has no airport of its own, and air borne tourists will have to arrive at Patna and arrange for either road or rail as a means to reach Motihari
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