One of the significant cities of north Bihar located in the heart of Mithilanchal, Darbhanga, is a wonderful tourist destination in Bihar. Full of architectural marvels and religious places, rich in its musical form, folk arts and century’s old tradition, it is considered as the cultural capital of Bihar. The name Darbhanga is a blend of two words- “Dwar” meaning gate and “Banga” meaning Bengal, giving way to “Gateway of Bengal”. Situated between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and Ganga River, it is only 50 km away from Nepal. Do not get startled if you come across songs written by renowned Maithili poet Vidyapati on social occasions. Darbhanga is also known for its mangoes, especially Maldah variety. Here goes the list of top five attractions of Darbhanga that you cannot give a miss.