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Munger - A Fun Filled Journey


Munger city is located in Bihar and is perhaps one of the most alluring cities of Bihar. Munger tourism is one of the best choices a tourist can have. It is a real treat in terms of the tourist attractions it has to offer. The city made its presence felt all through historical times and served as the capital of Bengal under the rule of Kasim Ali Khan in 1762.

The city of Munger has many distinctions to its name. It is interesting to note that during the First World War, it was the city of Munger that produced cartridge guns. Even during the Indo China War the Munger Gun Factory played a crucial role in 1962.

Munger city is rich in scenic beauty by virtue of its location on the bank of the river Ganga. The presence of divine ghats in the city’s proximity adds to the mesmerising view.

Tourist Places In And Around Munger

The major spectacles of Munger tourism are Munger Fort, Bihar School of Yoga, Sita Kund, Kharagpur Lake, Pir Shah Nafa Shrine, Bhimband Wildlife Sanctuary, Shri Krishna Vatika, Shah Mustafa Sufi's Grave and Dilwarpur. Munger is blessed with immense wealth of historical and religious sites that are simply a treat to experience.

Munger tourism is the hub of many enthusiastic tourists because of major highlights such as the grandeur of architecture of the Munger Fort which is built on a mound and has been there since medieval era. The Bihar School of Yoga is also a crowd puller and is famous all around the world for yoga instructions. The motto of the school is to enhance a human being’s personality through yoga.

The places of religious significance include Sita Kund, Kharagpur lake, Pir Shah Nafa Shrine, Rameshwar Kund, etc. Munger is known for the work expertise in iron; articles cast in iron are a special craft. The festivities that embellish Munger tourism are Chatt Puja, Durga Puja, Raksha Bandhan and Christmas.

Best Time To Visit Munger

Munger gets really hot and dry in summers and bitterly cold in winters. Monsoons are fair here and so the best time to plan a trip is from September to March.

How To Reach Munger

The city is well connected by roads, railways and airways.

Munger Weather

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How to Reach Munger

  • By Road
    Munger is connected with National Highway 80 and various other state highways.It connects well to Bhagalpur, Begusarai and Patna.
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  • By Train
    If one wishes to go by train, the nearest railway station is Jamalpur and Bhagalpur on Sahibganj loop which is on Howrah-Delhi route.Eight kms away from the city, it connects almost all the major cities of India.
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  • By Air
    The nearest domestic airport is Patna Airport from where one can take flights to various cities. The nearest international airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport in Kolkata.
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