About Begusarai

The name of the district apparently comes from "Begum" (queen) + "Sarai" (inn) as "Begum" of Bhagalpur used to come to the "Simaria Ghat" (a holy place at Ganges bank) for a month of pilgrimage which later took the present slang form Begusarai.

It is the birthplace of famous Hindi poet Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar.( However most people know Munger as his birthplace as Begusarai was the part of Munger during his birth and much of his lifetime.)and Eminent Historian Professor Ram Saran Sharma. Begusarai is the part of historic Mithila region. Eminent Historian Professor Ram Sharan Sharma was born on 26 November 1919 in Barauni, Begusarai, Bihar .Shri Rajendra Prasd singh (who got the best farmer & social worker award by UNICEF & Indira Gandhi) was born in village harrakh (Begusarai). Places of visit includes Jai Mangla Temple, Nauo Lakha Temple, Kabar Lake .

Best Time to Visit Begusarai, Bihar

The best time to visit Begusarai, is during the months of October to March . The temperature remains very pleasant and cool during these moths. It is during this time, the migratory birds gather in numbers at Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary. The period from October-November is also the time of Simaria Mela. It is a great way to know the culture and tradition of the region.

How to reach Begusarai, Bihar

The aerial distance from Begusarai to Patna is 99 km while the road distance between Begusarai to Patna is 124 km. By Train it is 52 Km.


One can get a direct train between Begusarai and Patna.
There 4 direct train(s) from Begusarai to Patna. These trains are , Koshi Exp , Intercity Exp and Rajya Rani Exp etc. The minimum time a train takes to reach Patna from Begusarai is 1h 34m.

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