Lauria Nandangarh is a small town in the West Champaran district, which has been a witness to many important events of history. The main attraction of this city is the Ashoka Pillar found during excavation which shows the glorious history of the Maurya period.
The height of the pillar built by Emperor Ashoka is 32 feet, for which sandstone has been used and there is a circular abacus at the top of the pillar on which the lion statue stands.
At a distance of 2 km from the Ashokan Pillar, there is a mound in its southwest direction called Nandangarh, which is the remains of a huge stupa. Lauria Nandangarh is a major tourist destination and a must-visit place here.