Agartala

Agartala is the capital of the Indian state of Tripura. Agartala is situated in a plain along the Haora River, though the city also extends to the low-lying hills on its northern parts. Agartala has a monsoon influenced humid subtropical climate with large amounts of rain almost all year. Agartala is the perfect mix of natural beauty combined with diverse and rich culture.

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Bhubaneshwari temple is a historic temple in Tripura. The Bhuvaneswari Temple is known for its exquisite architecture. This temple is located on the banks of the river Gomati. It is located at a distance of 55 Kms from Agartala city.

The temple is created for honouring Godess Bhuvaneshwari who is considered as the creator of the universe. The temple was constructed in the 17th century by Maharaja Govinda Manikya. The roof is fashioned in the typical four-chaala style. It has stupa like crowns on the entrance and core chambers. The stupa on core chamber is festooned with floral motifs...

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Domboor Lake
110 kms from Agartala city limits
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Domboor lake is a very sacred lake in the city of Agartala, Tripura. This lake was artificially created by submerging a entire subdivision of the state. It is located at a distance of 110 Kms from Agartala city.

The lake remains a steady source of fish. The confluence of two rivers and the coconut groove is a nice place to see. Seeing a lake burst the green forest cover and carve a recession for itself is bewitching; envisage a lake of the mammothproportions of water area of 45 sq. km and pavement wayward 48 islands within it. Water sports facilities bewitching gardensand amusement ...

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Fourteen Goddess Temple, Agartala
14 kms from Agartala city limits
Architecture

Fourteen goddess temple is is one of the tourist and religious place in Tripura. In this temple, fourteen Gods and Goddessess, together called the Chaturdasha Devata, are worshiped. It is located near Agartala city, at a distance of 14 Kms from city centre.

It is the religious centre of aboriginal tribes of Tripura ( having Kokborok language). The Fourteen goddess temple is a great place to observe ethnic and tradtional/cultural diversity. The building housing the gods has a weird umbrella/canopy shape. The idols here are hundreds of years old. A great positive feeling is felt when o...

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HAveli Museum, Agartala
7 kms from Agartala city limits
History

Haveli Museum is a famous piligrimage in the city of Agartala, Tripura. It mentions briefly its history, origin and the cates, cultivation and other cultural aspects of the region. It is located in Agartala, at a distance of 7 Kms from city centre.

The Haveli museum is relatively small but is well maintained and highly informative museum which throws light on the various cultures which have played roles in shaping the model of Tripura as state. The models are well displayed and visitors can spend one to to hours in the museum.

It remains open on all days of the week except ...

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Heritage park is the largest park in city of Agartala, Tripura. It is a beautiful site to visit in the heart of the city which provides a calm and serene atmosphere. It is located in Agartal city, at a distance of 3 Kms from city centre.

The heritage parl has replicas of different historical monuments with replication of all famous places in Tripura. Spread over twelve acres of land, the park is really well maintained.

By entering, there are miniature representations of nine major heritage sitesof Tripura and includes Neermahal, Unakotihill sculptures, Chaturdash Devta Mand...

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Jagannath Bari
1 kms from Agartala city limits
Architecture

Jagannath Bari is Vishnu temple located at Belonia, Tripura. The Jagannath Temple is built within the Ujjayanta Palace grounds, specially crafted to decorate the Manikya capital city. It is located within Agartala city, at a distance of 1 Kms from city centre.

It has Islamic style of architecture in the exterior of this temple, but the interiors are decorated with Hindu splendour. The Jaganath temple has a relatively quiet environment, something which isn't common in temples. The convinent location of the temple has added a lot to the popularity of the place.

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Jagannath Temple
1 kms from Agartala city limits
Architecture

The Jagannath Temple of Puri is a sacred Vaishnava temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath, it is located in the city of Agarthala, Tripura. The Jagannath temple was built in the 12th century during the era of the Eastern Ganga dynasty's King Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva. It is located within Agarthala city, at a distance of 1 Kms from city centre.

The temple is an important pilgrimage destination and is particularly visited by devotees of Supreme lord Sri Krishna and is one of the Char Dham pilgrimages that anyone is expected to make in one's lifetime. The Govardhan Mutt which is the sea...

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Jampui Hill
200 kms from Agartala city limits
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Jampui Hills is a hill range located in the North Tripura district in the north eastern part of the state of Tripura. The average altitude of the hill range is approximately 1000 metres above sea level. It is located at a distance of 200 Kms from Agartala.

The view of rising and setting sun from various view points in Jampui hills is a wonderful sight for the tourists. Visitors visiting the Jampui hill cannot afford to miss the view of the sunset and the sunrise. Various view points in the hill range provide excellent panoramic views of the valley and villages of Mizoram.

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Kamalasagar Kali Temple
28 kms from Agartala city limits
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Kamalasagar Kali Temple is a famous temple located in the city of Agartala, Tripura. It attracts tourists because of its natural beauty. It is also known as Kasba Kali Bari temple. It is located at a distance of 28 Kms from Agartala city.

Kamalasagar Kali Temple is located on a hillock overlooking a beautiful lake named Kamala Sagar. The lake at the border of Bangladesh offers wonderful views of its surroundings and is often flocked by the local people for picnic. This huge lake was made by Maharaja Dhanya Manikya Bahadur in the late 15th century. The Kamalasagar Kali temple houses a...

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Kunjaban Palace
5 kms from Agartala city limits
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Kunjaban Palace, earlier known as the 'Pushbanta Palace', is a famous monument in the city of Agarthala, Tripura. Kunjaban Palace displays the rich artistic taste of the ruler. It is located in Agarthala city, at a distance of 5 Kms from city centre.

Kunjaban Palace was built by King Birendra Kishore Manikya in 1927. After India became a republic, the Palace was handed over to the Government and is presently used as the residence of the Governor of the State of Tripura. Another part of the palace is open for public viewing. Kunjaban Palace also has a breath-taking landscape with the ...

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Neermahal Palace
53 kms from Agartala city limits
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Neermahal, also referred to as \"lake palace\", is a former royal palace built by King Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman of the erstwhile Kingdom of Tripura. The palace is situated in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake and assimilates Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. It is located at a distance of 53 Kms from Agarthala city.

Neermahal literally means \"Water Palace\". The palace is the largest of its kind in India and the only one in Eastern India.

Neermahal can be reached only by boat. The architecture and the dome-shaped minars lent Neermahal a fort-like look. It has an amazi...

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Nehru Park, Agartala
3 kms from Agartala city limits
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Nehru Park is a small park opposite the Raj Bhavan in the city of Agartala, Tripura. It was built on a small strip of land at Gorkha Basti, on the outskirts of Agartala city. It is located within Agartala city, at a distance of 3 Kms from city centre.

Over time, Nehru Park has became a peaceful retreat for people who want to escape the chaos of city life. It is a green heaven for city dwellers, who don't get to see the greenery on daily basis. A prominent statue of Jawaharlal Nehru welcomes visitors at the park. The neatly trimmed evergreen plants, palm trees and small footpaths offe...

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Rabindra Kanan
3 kms from Agartala city limits
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Rabindra Kanan is a park located in the city of Agartala, Tripura. The park is known for it's lush greenery and an abundance of flowers. It is located in Agartala city, at a distance of 3 Kms from city centre.

Apart from the colourful flowers, what heightens the beauty of the park is a ‘Puppet House’ for children who enormously enjoy the puppet shows. The visitors to the park draw a bonus in the form of delicious food served by the Assam Rifles canteen. The neatly trimmed evergreen plants, palm trees and small footpaths offer a little solace to be in the midst of nature and rejuvenat...

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Rowa Wildlife Santuary
150 kms from Agartala city limits
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Rowa Wildlife Santuary is a National Wildlife Reserve situated in the north Tripura district. It is a small sanctuary with an area of 86 hectares and it is one of the few remnants of the natural forests left that is easily accessible to the visitors. It is located at a distance of 150 Kms from Agratala city.

It presents ample scope for study by the botanists. It harbours more than 150 species of birds, wild beasts and primates. The site was originally chosen for having tall trees with thick undergrowth, which was assiduously protected by some ‘Khasi’ tribal families for cultivation o...

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Rudrasagar Lake
52 kms from Agartala city limits
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Rudrasagar Lake, also known as Rudijala, is a lake located in Melaghar, Tripura. Neer Mahal is located at the heart of the Rudrasagar Lake. It is located at Agartala city, at a distance of 52 Kms from city centre.

The Government of India's Ministry of Environment and Forest has identified Rudrasagar as one of the wetlandsof National Importance for conservation and sustainable use based on its bio-diversity and socio economic importance. Wetlands are defined as 'lands transitional between terrestrial and aquatic eco-systems where the w...

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Sepahijala Wildlife Santuary
25 kms from Agartala city limits
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Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Tripura. It is a woodland with an artificial lake and natural botanical and zoological gardens. It is located near the city of Agarthala, at a distance of 25 Kms from city centre.

Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 18. 53 sq. kms. It is famous for its clouded leopard enclosures. The sanctuary contains a variety of birds, primates, and other animals. The terrain is green throughout the year and the weather is temperate except for the two humid summer months of March and April. It gives shelter to about 150 species o...

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Tripura Govt Museum
1 kms from Agartala city limits
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The Tripura Government Museum or the Tripura State Museum is a Museum located in the city of Agartala in Tripura. It is northeast India's largest museum with a \"national perspective while remaining focused on Tripura and northeast India\". It is located within Agartala city, at a distance of 1 Kms from city centre.

It was first established on 22 June 1970 as multicultural museum with emphasis on art and crafts of the state of Tripura, and shifted to the much larger heritage edifice of the Ujjayanta Palace, opened in 1901. The museum has 1406 collections on display which include 79 s...

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Tripura Sundari Temple
55 kms from Agartala city limits
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Tripura Sundari Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the ancient Udaipur in Tripura. Considered to be one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, consists of a square type sanctum of the typical Bengali hut. It is located at a distance of 55 kms from Agarthala city.

It is believed that Sati's right foot fell here during Lord Shiva's Dance. 'Tripura' means 'the three fortified cities,' and 'sundarī' means 'beautiful,' specifically a beautiful female. Therefore, the name literally means 'Beautiful (Goddess) of the Three Cities'. The of height of the idol is 1 meter 57cm and its width is inside the t...

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Ujjayanta Palace
1 kms from Agartala city limits
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The Ujjayanta Palace is a museum and former royal palace of Tripura (princely state) situated in Agartala, Tripura. It was the home of the ruling Manikya dynasty until the Tripura`s accession to India in October 1949. It is located within Agartala, at a distace of 1 Kms from city centre.

Ujjayanta Palace stands on the banks of a small lake surrounded by Mughal gardens. It showcases the lifestyle, arts, culture, tradition and utility crafts of communities residing in northeast India. The name was given by Rabindra Nath Tagore. The two-storied high building has three domes, each measur...

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Unakoti
144 kms from Agartala city limits
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Unakoti hill is a hill and a historical pilgrimage site in Kamalapur of Tripur. Literally meaning, \"one less a koti\" in Bengali, Unakoti hill hosts an ancient Shaivite place of worship with huge rock reliefs celebrating Shiva. It is located at a distance of 144 Kms from Agartala city.

It is the prime tourist spot of Unakoti Tripura District in the Kailashahar Subdivision in the North-eastern Indian state of Tripura. It is a popular site for Shaiva pilgrimage and dates back to atleast 7th – 9th centuries. The marvelous rock carvings, artistic murals(wall paintings) with their primit...

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Venuban Vihar Buddha Shrine
2 kms from Agartala city limits
Architecture

Benuban Vihar is a Buddhist shrine located in Agartala, Tripura. The Venuban Vihar Buddha shrine contains a metal idol of Lord Buddha. It is located within Agartala city, at a distance of 2 Kms from city centre.

The idol was primitively created in Burma and was later transported to Venuban Vihar for installment into this shrine. Venuban Vihar Buddha shrine is well maintained with clean surrounding and greenery around.

The function of Buddha Poornima is yearly celebrated with full color and fervor. The solemnizations are followed by a large fair. The time during the Buddha P...

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