Nepal has a narrow belt of Gangetic plain in south along border with India. The plain is best known in Nepal as Terai. Janakpur is in mid-Terai and is famous Hindu pilgrimage site. Janakpur is a birthplace of Janaki Sita. Janaki Sita was married to Lord Ram of the Epic Ramayan. Places of interest are: Janaki Temple, Biwah Mandap, and numerous beautiful ponds. Janakpur is also a center of famous Mithila Arts and Crafts. Jankapur is connected with Kathmandu by air and by road.