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The '''Eastern Terai''' consists of the eastern part of the '''Terai Mountain Range''' in [[Nepal]].
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The '''Eastern Tarai''' consists of the eastern part of the '''Tarai Mountain Range''' in [[Nepal]].
  
  
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==Other destinations==
 
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* '''Janaki Mandir''' - A temple complex in the city Janakpur in the eastern Terai marking where semi-divine figure Sita was born and raised, and married Rama, hero of the epic Ramayana. A seven-day festival celebrates Sita's birth at the end of April/beginning of May.  Probably the exact dates vary from year to year, being set astrologically.
 
* [[Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve]]
 
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The Eastern Tarai consists of the eastern part of the Tarai Mountain Range in Nepal.


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  • Janaki Mandir - A temple complex in the city Janakpur in the eastern Terai marking where semi-divine figure Sita was born and raised, and married Rama, hero of the epic Ramayana. A seven-day festival celebrates Sita's birth at the end of April/beginning of May. Probably the exact dates vary from year to year, being set astrologically.
  • Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

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