Janakpur (Nepal)

Janakpur Travel Guide and Trip Resources


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Hindu pilgrimage destination


Janakpur (or Janakpurdham) is a city of historical and religious importance in the southeast of Nepal, near the border with India. It has a population of slightly under 100,000 and is mainly famous for the Janak Temple (pictured), which forms a major attraction for Hindu pilgrims as well as tourists from all over the world. There are other temples as well as shopping bazaars and over a hundred ancient ponds to see in this city, which make for a good few days of sightseeing. [Review by travelindicator]


Key info

  • Janakpur is a city in Nepal. It has a population of 90,000, is situated at an altitude of 272ft and the best airport to fly into is KTM (Tribhuvan, Kathmandu)
  • The currency used in Nepal is the Nepalese rupee (NPR)

Janakpur Weather

Historical average maximum temperature per month (℉):

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
48 50 50 57 52 59 59 59 55 57 55 50

Historical average rainfall per month (inches):

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
0 0 0.1 0.2 0.6 1.4 1.4 1.1 1.4 0.7 0 0.1

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