Aizawl

Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Aizawl lies just north of Tropic of cancer. This 112-year-old citadel-like city, with its timber houses is set on a ridge at approximately an altitude of 4000 ft above sea level. The city is spread over several mountain ridges with most houses built on 30-40%+ inclines. Aizawl is a religious and cultural center of the Mizos.

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Bara Bazar or Burra Bazar is a one stop destination for buying anything in Aizwal from veggies to clothes to accessories. One can buy fresh produces directly from the farmers. The bazar lies barely a km away from the city centre.

Bara Bazar a popular flea market in the hills and a lot of traditional garments and handicrafts are kept on display. The Bazar is an ideal location to upkeep with the latest fashion styles.

Although the place can be crowded due to its ease of access, the Bara Bazar is one of the cleanest markets in the country. The Bazar keeps up with Aizwal wh...

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Bung and Phaikhai Village, Aizawl
15 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Bung and Phaikhai Villages are twin villages situated to the north of Aizawl. Bung and Phaikhai Villages are located at a distance of around 15 kms from the Aizawl city center.

Bung and Phaikhai villages are twin villages remain the home of tourists who wish to visit the Durtlang Hills. One can also savor the authentic food of tribes and indulge in the culture of Mizo. The weather remains cool here and one should visit the place during the winter season. The villages are a beautiful picnic spot comprising a remote green patch amidst the hills. The spot remains jam-packed with tour...

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D G Park, Aizawl
5 kms from Aizawl city limits
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D. G Park is one the best parks near Aizawl, located in Falk Land road, Aizawl. It is located just at the outskirts of the city, at a distance of 5 kms from the city center.

D G Park is one of the most popular recreational parks in Mizoram and is situated on the outskirts of Aizawl over a hill. It is a favored place to enjoy a picnic on a pleasant day with family and friends. You can enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of beautiful Aizawl from the top. DG Park is a well-maintained park with lush greenery and trees all around. The crisp mountain air is filled with the smell of pine ...

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Dampa Tiger Reserve
125 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Dampa Tiger Reserve is one of the famous tourist destinations in the state of Mizoram. The tourist place is located in Phulbial city limits. Dampa Tiger Reserve is around 125 kms from the Aizawl city.

Dampa Tiger Reserve was constructed or erected by the Central Government of India in 1985 and was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 1994. Dampa Tiger Reserve is considered as a part of Project Tiger funded by the Government of India. The tiger reserve by name consists of many species like leopards, Indian bison, barking deer, sloth bear, gibbons, langurs, slow loris, rhesus macaque and w...

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Durtlang hills, Aizwal
27 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Durtlang hills is another gem in Aizwal. Tucked in the northern side of the city, the hills are a must on every traveller's itinery who wants to see Aizwal in all its glory. The place is approximately located around 27 km away from the city center. The view from the hills put on a show of their own during the entire duration of day, wanting you to stay more and more.

The mountains are shrouded in a blanket of cloud in the early hours of morning, making one feel as they are in a paradise. As the day moves ahead, the visitor gets to see Aizwal in a completerly different view. The pan...

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Falkawn Village, Mizoram
16 kms from Aizawl city limits

Falkawn Village is a village situated to the south of Aizawl. It is often considered as a tourist place and is located in Aizawl city limits. Falkawn Village is around 16 kms from the Aizawl city center.

Falkawn village is a model village constructed by the Department of Department of Art and Culture, Mizoram. The village depicts the Mizo lifestyle. The village also showcases the livelihood and cultural aspects of the biggest tribes of Mizoram, Mizo. One can get an insight about the great Mizo culture here. The village shows the typical life of good olden days containing the house...

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Hmuifang Tiang, Aizawl
52 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Hmuifang Tiang is one of the famous tourist destinations in the state of Mizoram. The tourist place is located in Hmuifang limits. Hmuifang Tiang is around 52 kms from the Aizawl city center, or it is a 4-hours drive.

Being one of the most favored destinations in Mizoram, Hmuifang Tlang is a wonderful hill station. It offers a lot to the intelligent traveler. Hmuifang Tlang is hill town situated at the heart of the Mizoram. It is a place for adventure and wildlife-related activities. This brings many tourists to the place. It is a paradise for adventure lovers. The best time to vis...

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Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary
170 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary is the ideal goal for those looking to appreciate a piece of the wild of north-east India. It is situated at a distance of around 170 kms from Aizawl in Mizoram. A large quantity of wild creatures have found a safe refuge within the confines of this sanctuary.

This tremendous haven is secured with lavish green slopes and precipices and has an aggregate territory of 35 sq kms and ranges up to 1300 metres in height, which is the major attraction of this wildlife sanctuary. Its majestic height from sea level is admirable. Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary is ...

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KV Paradise, Aizawl
8.3 kms from Aizawl city limits
Architecture

KV Paradise is one of the famous tourist destinations in the state of Mizoram. The tourist place is located in Aizawl city limits. KV Paradise is just 8. 3 kms from the city center.

Also known as Modern Taj Mahal of Aizawl, KV Paradise is a memorial constructed by a husband for his wife who died in a car accident. The structure is a loving gesture of remembrance by the husband for his wife. It is a kind of a private museum, dedicated to Varte, who died in a car accident in 2001. It contains some personal items worn by her during her lifetime. Situated on the top of a hill, it looks...

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Lalat Park, Aizawl
Within Aizawl city limits
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Lalat Park is one the best parks near Aizawl, located in Republic Vengthlang, Aizawl, Mizoram. This park is one of the most favorite places to hang around with family and friend offering varieties of attractions to spend time on weekend or holidays. Park offers rides for kids and adults alike and will surely help you have a fun time so why waiting head straight to Lalat Park.

Lalat Park is a recreational park in Aizawl City. It is a favourite destination not only for visitors but also for the residents of Aizawl. Lalat Park is beautifully landscaped with many attractions that cater...

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Luangmual Handicrafts Centre
7 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Luangmual Handicrafts Centre, located 7 kms away from the main Aizawl town, is a popular center specializing in handicraft objects found in the region. It is at this center that the famous ceremonial hat, called Khumbeu is made using waterproof wild hnahthial leaves, which are found exclusively in the hilly terrain. Journey from the city center to the site takes not more than half an hour by a car or taxi.

At the market, one can find an array of artefacts such as jewellery baskets made of bamboo, wicker baskets, wooden articles and hand woven purses. It provides the visitors to see...

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Memorial of Chhingpui
80 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Built as a symbol of eternal love, the Memorial of Chhingpui is located on the Aizawl-Lunglei Road between Baktawng and Chhingchhip villages, about 80 kms from city of Aizawl.

Behind the formation of this memorial ,an interesting story works which states that there was a very beautiful lady in this region whose name was Chhingpuii. She was born in an aristocratic family. A huge group of young lads were ready to sacrifice their life to marry her, but she decided to marry Kaptluanga as her husband. But after a few years of her marriage, she was abducted and killed and the life of the...

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Mini Zoological Garden is one of the famous tourist destinations in the state of Mizoram. The tourist place is located in Aizawl city limits. Mini Zoological Garden is around 2 kilometers from the city center.

Mini Zoological Garden is the only zoo situated in the Aizawl city limits. The zoo is located on a hill known as Bethlehem Vengthlang. Mini Zoological Garden is a sanctuary preserving wildlife that is unique to the hilly region. The zoo consists of a huge number of species of animals and birds. It also houses the rarest species of animals found in Asia. The Sun Bear, a rarest...

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Mizoram Science Centre is the one and only institution of its kind in Mizoram. It is situated at Berawtlang, Aizawl, near Tourist Complex in a beautiful expanse of blue green hills amidst the natural trees and surroundings. Since its inception, it has been serving the people by communicating science and technology through its exhibits and activities in an enjoyable ways. The place is well-connected via all modes of public transport.

Mizoram Science Centre is a non-formal science and technology institution which was inaugurated on 26th July, 2003 with the assistance of National Coun...

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Located in the heart of the town, Mizoram State Museum accommodates several items that unravel the cultural heritage of the state. Mizoram State Museum, a tiny State Museum in Aizawl has a dusty collection of wildlife specimens and tribal weapons.

Established in 1977, this museum spells out record of 2500 items, each of which confirms the multifarious past and traditional background of Mizoram. The items exhibited in the museum display the rich culture and tradition of Mizoram. There are five galleries: Textile Gallery, Ethnology, History, Anthropology, Natural History, and Archeol...

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Phawnpui Hills
229 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Phawngpui (Blue Mountain) is situated near the Myanmar border in Chhimtuipui District in the northeastern state of Mizoram . Sangau, the nearest village from the peak is about 229 kms from Aizawl.

Phawngpui is a highly revered peak, considered to be the abode of the Gods. It is the highest mountain peak in Mizoram, rising about 2165 m high. The Peak gives some of the best adventure trekking tour options where the trek winds amidst the famous orchids and rhododendrons flowers. With spectacular trees and flowers of all colours, Phawngpui presents a fairytale view of the blue hazed hill...

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Phulpui Grave
159 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Phulpui Grave is situated at Phulpui village , around 159 kms from main Aizawl city. It is a popular element of sightseeing tour in Mizoram and known among the travellers for its twin graves.

The legend behind the formation of the grave revolves around a love story which states that once Zawlpala, the Chief of Phulpui village, married the gorgeous beauty, Talvungi of Thenzawl. During those days polygamy used to be practised. That is why Talvungi was later married to the chief of Rothai, Punthia. But she could not forget her former husband. After many years when Zawlpala died, grief s...

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The mountains of Reiek at a height of 1548 metres in Aizwal are straight out of a painting. With picturesque mountains overlooking each other, surrounded by clouds and beauty in all its grandeur, the place is a must on the list of those seeking a bit of adventure along with enjoying the natural beauty. The tourist spot of Reiek Heritage Village is located around 29 kms from Aizwal city.

Reiek also houses a Mizo village (Heritage village) which gives you an insight into the traditional aspects of the Mizo sub-tribes. The Tourism Department of Mizoram has constructed and maintained v...

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Sairang Village, Aizawl
21 kms from Aizawl city limits

Sairang Village is a village situated to the north of Aizawl. It is often considered as the home of tourist place and is located at a distance of around 21 kms from the Aizawl city center.

Sairang village or Sairung village is one of the best and maintained villages of Aizawl. It is rightly called as the home of tourist attractions as it houses many attractions like Bara Bazar, Durtlang Hills, Berawtlang Tourist Complex and Solomon's temple. There are several recreational centers and host several cultural activities.

Visitors can ideally spend around two-three hours, on...

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Salvation Army Temple, Aizaawl
Within Aizawl city limits

Salvation Army Temple is one of the famous tourist destinations in the state of Mizoram. The tourist place is located in Aizawl city limits. Salvation Army Temple is around 50 meters from the city center.

Salvation Army temple is Christian church constructed in the heart of the Aizawl city. It is a hulking white structure. It attracts everyone with the Indo-Gothic style of architecture. The bell chimes are very complex and can be heard throughout the city on weekends. The worship service in the church is conducted in Mizo language. The giant clock in the temple will make you nostal...

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Sibuta Lung is a historical landmark in the state of Mizoram. The tourist place is located in Aizawl city limits. Sibuta Lung is around 23 kms from the Aizawl city center.

Sibuta Lung is a monument erected at Tacchip village of Aizawl. Sibuta Lung was an orphan and was raised by the chief of the town, about 300 years ago. With greed to become the chief of the village which consisted of over 2000 houses, Sibuta killed his adoptive father and became the chief. In his love life, he miserably failed due to a rejection of a girl. He went mad for revenge and a poor girl named Darlai was...

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Located in a forested region, in Kidron Valley, Chawlhmun, towards the western side of Aizawl, is the Solomon's Temple – a one-of-its-kind church. The Solomon's temple of Aizawl is located 10 l,s from the main city. The Solomon's Temple is an architecturally magnificent white structure that has been attracting curious tourists from around the world. The purpose of the construction of this temple was to spread the message of believing in God and his existence. At present, Solomon's Temple in Mizoram is a major tourist attraction and never fails to impress the visitors.

Solomon's Te...

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Tamdil Lake
64 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Tam Dil is situated around 64 kms from Aizwal and is a reservoir lake. The name comes from two words from Mizo language- Tam meaning a plant of mustard and Dil means a lake.

The history if the Tam Dil is as interesting as its etymology. According to the folklore a couple used to practice jhum in this part of the hill station. After the death of her husband, the wife was entrusted with taking care of their crops. The field had a distinct mustard plant in the middle, bigger than others. The wife was paid a visit by her deceased husband who asked her to nurture the plant as it would b...

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Thenzawal
90 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Close to the waterfall of Vantawang, Thenzawal is a small town known for its grassy slopes and tranquil environment. It is an important center for the traditional Mizo handloom industry. Thenzawl is located at 90 kms away from Aizawl. And it is also known as Naples of the East.

Falling under the administration of the Serchhip district, Thenzawl was once upon a time only a dense forest till Bengkhuaia Sailo established a village here in 1963.

Thenzawl tourism caters to those who look for offbeat travel. It is an out-of-the-way village that is rich in flora and fauna. Thenzaw...

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Tomb of Van, Aizawl
180 kms from Aizawl city limits
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Tomb of Vanhimailian is one of the famous tourist destinations in the state of Mizoram. The tourist place is located in Champai city limits. Tomb of Vanhimailian is around 180 kms from the Aizawl city center.

Vanhimailian Sailo was one of the great chiefs who ruled over Champhai. A mausoleum is known as the 'Tomb of Vanhimailian' was raised in the memory ofVanhimailian Sailo's. The tomb overlooks the vast Champhai plain.

Visitors can ideally spend around two to three hours, on a visit to the Tomb of Vanhimailian. Although the tourist spot is not maintained well, the sce...

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Vantawang Falls
137 kms from Aizawl city limits
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A lively waterfall in Serchhip district of Mizoram, Vantawang Falls is around 137 kms from Aizawl and attracts travellers for its scenic surroundings.

Vantawang Falls is claimed to be the highest uninterrupted and most spectacular waterfalls in the state. The fall is located in Vanva River near Thenzawl and is surrounded by lush greenery and rocky terrain. It is a two-tiered waterfall with a total height of 228. 6 metres. Vanva river is known for its rampaging speed of flow. Tucked in between the verdant valleys with thick greenery around the waterfall seems like a river of white mil...

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