Sitamarhi district is said to be a pilgrimage destination and its prominence is tied to the epic Ramayana. It is believed to be the birthplace of Sita, Lord Rama's consort. Town’s most prominent shrine dedicated to Sita is the Janki Mandir. Bajjika, Maithili, Hindi are the most common languages spoken here.
Janaki Temple – Punaura, Deokuli, Haleshwar Sthan, Panth-Pakar, Bagahi Math, Pupri, Goraul Sharif are the places of tourist interest in Sitamarhi district.