Haleshwar Sthan is a Hindu pilgrimage site located in Sitamarhi district which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lakhs of pilgrims visit this temple every year, which makes it one of the most visited religious temples in North India. According to a legend, this Shiva temple was built by the Mithila king Janak of the Ramayana period, and even today, the stone Shivalinga is originally seated in the sanctum of the temple.
There is arrangement for the devotees to stay inside the temple premises as many people visit this holy place from far and wide. Devotees offer water brought from the Bagmati river or Punaura Dham pond to the Shivling. The atmosphere here becomes even more devotional during Shivratri. Haleshwar place is a symbol of immense reverence of Hindus and every person must visit Shivling here.