Katihar, Bihar

Katihar is a city in the eastern section of the Indian state of Bihar. It serves as the regional headquarters for the Katihar district. It is one of Bihar's major cities.

Places to visit

  • Gorakhnath Temple : When visiting Gorakhnath Temple, you will encounter a swarm of devotees who have come to pray to Lord Shiva. Inside the temple, the idol of Lord Shiva, also known as Gorakhnath Mahadev, is decked with flowers and jewelry. The sight of Shivalinga is one of the main attractions. On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, Shaivites flock to this location to celebrate.
  • Distance: Gorakhnath Temple is 48 kilometers away from Katihar

  • Bagi Math : When you visit Bagi Math in Bagi village, you can sense the people's deep dedication, spirituality, and faith. It is very incredible and cannot be believed unless you visit this wonderful spiritual site. It is famous for its 108 rooms, which were built for a variety of spiritual activities. If you want to spend a few days off to clear your mind and improve your spiritual levels, this is the place to go.
  • Distance: Bagi Math is 65 kilometers away from Katihar

  • Goga Lake : Goga Lake attracts a large number of tourists. It measures 5 km by 1 km and covers 217 acres. Despite being immediately connected to the Ganga and Mahananda rivers, the lake connects to these rivers via tributaries during the wet season. This location attracts a wide variety of terrestrial, aquatic, and unusual birds. It has the potential to become a national park due to its rich flora and fauna. During the monsoons and winters, about 300 migratory birds flock to the lake from as far away as the Caspian Sea and Siberia. Efforts should be undertaken to declare and protect it as a closed and protected region.
  • Distance: Goga Lake is 31 kilometers away from Katihar

  • Kali Mandir : Kali Temple is historically significant. Dedicated to Goddess Kali, an embodiment of Goddess Durga, the idol of Kali is artistically ornamented inside the temple, providing a visual feast for tourists. The exquisite sculptures on the walls attest to their archaeological significance. During festival occasions such as Durgashtami and Diwali, a significant number of devotees flock to the temple for puja rituals.
  • Distance: Kali Mandir is 3.7 kilometers away from Katihar

How to Reach

  • Katihar is not well connected by regular flights to other major cities in the country. Biratnagar, 108 kilometers away, has the nearest airport. Bihar is not well connected to the rest of the country's major cities via regular flights. The nearest airport is located 61 kilometers away in Patna.

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