Janaki Temple , Janakpur ; Only Temple devoted to Goddess Sita

 The Janaki temple, a temple dedicated to Mother Sita, is located at the centre of Janakpur. An architectural style resembling that of the Mughal places of India is used in the construction of the temple adorned with lovely artistery. The temple is also known as the Naulakh temple or Nine Hundred Thousands temple as nine hundred thousand rupees was spent in the construction of the temple. The temple sanctum houses idol of Lord Ram and Mother Sita as well as other related deities. Major festivals are hosted at the temple on Ramnawami, Vivah Panchami, Chhat, Holi and other festivals. Devotees numbering in hundred of thousands visit temple to participate in the festivals. Situated adjacent to the Janaki Mandir are the Vivah Mandap, Ram Temple, Laxman Temple and Dharmashala. It takes 10 minutes on a rickshaw to reach the temple from Janakpur Buspark or Ramananda Chowk.

Total Area of Janki Mandir: 4,860 sq. feet

Janaki Temple (जानकी मन्दिर) is a Hindu temple in Janakpur, Nepal, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Sita. It is an example of Hindu-Koiri Nepali architecture. It is often considered the most important model of Koiri architecture in Nepal.

All its 60 rooms are decorated with the flag of Nepal, colored glass, engravings, and paintings, with beautiful lattice windows and turrets. According to legends and epics, King Janak ruled Videha Kingdom from this part of Janakpur during the Ramayana period. His daughter Janaki (Sita), during her swyambar, had chosen Lord Rama as her husband, and become the queen of Ayodhya. Their marriage ceremony had occurred in the nearby temple which is also called vivaha mandap that later reconstructed by Amar Singh Thapa. The site was designated as a UNESCO tentative site in 2008. - wikipedia

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