A wonderful tourist destination, Darbhanga, located in the state of Bihar is a municipal corporation and the capital city of Darbhanga division in the state. It is one of the significant cities of North Bihar, located in the heart of Mithilanchal. The city is located at a distance of 50 Kms from Nepal.
The city is considered as the cultural capital of Bihar as the city is rich in its musical form, folk-art and traditions from centuries. Darbhanga travel guide is full of references of the architectural marvels and religious places. Darbhanga Fort, Shyama Kali Temple, Mazar of Makhdoom Baba, Holy Rosary Church, Chandradhari Museum and Harahi Pond are the main tourist attractions of the city.
The name Darbhanga is the transformation of "Dwarbanga" i.e. it is the blend of two words, "Dwar" meaning Gate and "Banga" meaning Bengal thus signifying "Gateway of Bengal". Darbhanga was an antique city of Mithila, which is an ancient cultural region of North India situated between the lower ranges of the Ganga River and the Himalayas.