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Hariharnath Temple at Sonepur in Bihar

Hariharnath Temple at Sonepur in Bihar is most visited temple after Sonepur Cattle Fair. Temple has historical importance and stands at the place from times immemorial. It has been reconstructed and restored many times with the efforts of native rulers.

How to reach Hariharnath Temple : Reach Sonepur by any means of transport and ask auto driver to head to Hariharnath Temple. You can go on foot too.

Historical evidences prove that Raja Ram Narain, a native ruler of Bihar during Mughal period, erected the present temple. Later, Birlas owners of Birla Industrial group, has restored the temple.

Fairs and Festivals at Hariharnath Temple : Besides famous Sonepur Cattle Fair Kartik Poornima is the major Hindu Festival celebrated by huge number of devotees. Kartik Poornima is falling on 14th of November, 2016 this year. There are a number of Hindu festivals which gather crowd at the temple. Other than this, locals often visit the temple on several ceremonies and Hindu Sanskaras that are inseperable part of Indian customs in Hindu families.

If you have decided to visit Sonepur this year come and see the tourist places at Sonepur with us.

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Sonepur At a Glance
  • Coordinates:25.7°N-85.18°E to 25.7°N- 85.18°E
  • Country :India
  • State:Bihar
  • District:Saran
  • Topography:Gangetic Plains
  • Time zone:IST (GMT+5:30)
  • PIN:IST (GMT+5:30)
  • Telephone code:+91-6158
  • Languages:Bhojpuri, Hindi, Magadhi, Maithili
  • Vehicle registration:BR-04
  • Planning agency:Patna Regional Development Authority
  • Civic agency:Municipal Council of Sonpur
  • Rivers:Ganges, Gandak