Raxaul is a sub-divisional town in the East Champaran district of the Indian state of Bihar.It is situated on the India-Nepal border opposite Birganj and is an entry point in Nepal by road and rail. Raxaul is a major railway terminus.
Places of Interest:
Manokamna Maai Mandiir: the temple is of Mata Durga: The temple is situated at the entrance of the town.
Jama Masjid:The Raxaul Jama Masjid is a Mosque situated on the National Highway NO. NH-28A beside the Raxaul Police Station.It is the central Mosque of Raxaul sub-division.
The Sun Temple is a temple to the sun god, which is surrounded by water.It is near the police station, situated just beside the market.There are other temples like Mata Mandir, Ramjanki Mandir, Sato mai Mauje and Naga Math as well.
Rail-Raxaul railway station is situated on the Barauni–Gorakhpur, Raxaul and Jainagar lines. Raxaul is connected to major Indian cities by railway. There are direct trains to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengalore, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Patna, Lucknow and many cities.
Road-Raxaul is connected to major cities of India by National Highway 28A.The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is connected with India through this highway.There is a bus terminal from where buses are available for most of cities in Bihar.
Air-There is a civilian airport which is not operational.Raxaul can be reached by flying to Birgunj in Nepal. That airport is 27 km from Raxaul and has direct flights to Kathmandu.