It is situated on the eastern fringe of Bihar, on the
western bank of river Ganga, Raja Maan Singh, the famous 16th century
Rajput general in Akbar's army, founded this city.
The Sangi Dalan built on river bank, is a part of the place of shah shuja, son of Shah Jehan. was built in 1556 to enable emperor Akbar to pray. Jami Masjid - It was built by Raja maan Singh in a combination of the Imperial and Bengal styles. There are number of other monuments in town.