Mainly recognized for its art-crafts and paintings, Madhubani came into existence after taking out some parts of early Darbhanga district of Bihar in 1972. The moment you pronounce Madhubani, you get clear cut images those vibrant paintings that are synonymous to this destination. The main attractions of Madhubani holiday packages are Kapileshwaram, Saurath, Jainagar and few others. On your Madhubani tour, you come across a place that is different from rest of India.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Dedicated to the Goddess Durga, Uchhaith Temple is one of the popular tourist attractions of the region. It is said that after seeing the complete dedication and commitment of Kalidas, Goddess Durga blessed Kalidas with knowledge here.
Somnath Mahadev Temple:
Situated in Saurath village of Madhubani, the temple has great importance. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and a local event related to weddings takes place here every year.
Nagar Fort (Nau Lakha Palace):
Naulakha Palace was constructed by Darbhanga Maharaja - Rameshwar Singh. During the earthquake of the year 1934, the palace was utterly destroyed and since then it was never restored. The palace is in relics presently.
This temple of Kapileshwar is situated in Kakraul village of Madhubani district. As per the mythological stories, Kapil - an archaic sage found the "Shiva Linga" here.
Art & Craft of Madhubani:
Renowned for its rich culture, Madhubani is endowed with artistic & creative people. Madhubani paintings are very famous in the whole world for their exclusivity, inventiveness and beauty. These paintings are done with real vegetable dyes, lamp black, cow dung and many other natural colors. The canvas is usually a cloth or a paper. Now these Madhubani paintings are done over bags, traditional Indian garments, and other materials produced. Such ethnic-chic products have also become popular in the export market.