Sitapur is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Sitapur has an intriguing chronicled foundation. The locale is accepted to have been named after Goddess Sita, spouse of Lord Rama. As indicated by well known legends, she remained there with Lord Rama amid a journey and a while later, King Vikramaditya set up this city in memory of Sita.
Chronicled records express that this place was incorporated into the Kingdom of Shingunags of Magadh, after the Kaushal Naresh child Bidudabh. After the fall of the Nandas and the Mauryas, this locale went under the lead of Shunga line. The blessed place of Naimisharanya, arranged on the left bank of waterway Gomti, is the place Maharishi Ved Vyas is accepted to have made Purans.