10 Best Tourist Attractions in Tripura

Best Tourist Attractions in Tripura

Tripura, the third smallest state in India and the second most populated state of Northeast India Its is a land of serene beauty and lies in the northeastern part of India and shares its border with Bangladesh and Myanmar. The natural beauty of Tripura attracts thousands of tourists every year, who come to enjoy the experience of visiting Tripura’s famous tourist attractions. Here are 10 of the best tourist attractions in Tripura that you need to visit.

Here are 10 Best Tourist Attractions in Tripura:

1. Neermahal Palace

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Neermahal Palace is located in Melaghar, about 50 kilometres from Agartala, the capital city of Tripura. It is the former royal palace of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya bahadur of the erstwhile Kingdom of Tripura. It is India’s largest water palace and the only water palace in Eastern India. The palace, which is situated in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake, incorporates Hindu architectural style. The palace is so large that it cannot be captured in a single standard camera image frame until one is about 800 metres away from the main entrance.

2. Unakoti

 

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Unakoti is about 178 kilometres from Agartala, Tripura’s capital. Unakoti is a Hindu pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Shiva, the supreme being. Unakoti, located on one of the thickly forested Jampui Hills, is one of the most stunning heritage sites in South Asia, with its massive bas-relief structures. It is clear that these carvings were created by highly skilled artisans.

3. Ujjayanta Palace

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The Ujjayanta Palace is a museum and the former palace of the Kingdom of Tripura in Agartala, India, which is now the state capital of Tripura. Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a frequent visitor to Tripura, named Ujjayanta Palace. It has beautiful tiled floors, lovely doors, and curved wooden ceilings that make you admire the architects’ skill at the time.

4. Tripura Sundari Temple

 

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Tripura Sundari Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Goddess Tripura Sundari, also known as Devi Tripureshwari in the local community. Tripura Sundari emerged around the year 1501 AD. The temple celebrated its 500th anniversary at the turn of the century. According to mythology, Lord Vishnu cut Mata Sati’s body into 51 pieces with his ‘Sudarshana Chakra,’ and all of these pieces fell at different locations throughout the country, which are known as ‘Shaktipeeths.’

5. Jampui Hills


Jampui Hills, about 200 kilometres from Agartala, is the highest hill range in the state, bordering Mizoram. This eternal spring’s is located at an elevation of 3000 feet above sea level. Jampui is well-known for its beautiful scenery and mild climate. Tourists will enjoy the excellent climatic conditions, green forests, beautiful orange gardens, and views of the rising and setting sun. The hill range is home to 11 villages populated by Mizo (Lushai tribes) and Reang tribes.

6. Tepania Eco Park

 

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Tepania Eco-park is situated about 48 kilometres from Agartala on the Agartala-Udaipur route. Tepania Eco Park has all the attractions and facilities of a modern eco-park. It is equipped with a well-maintained orchid house with 225 orchid species. In addition to endemic species from Tripura, the forest department has added species from Kalimpong, Coimbatore, and other locations to the collection. There is a Cactus House with 250 samples collected from all over our country.

7. Heritage Park

 

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Heritage Park is the largest park in Agartala, Tripura. It is a lovely place to visit in the heart of the city, with its calm and serene atmosphere. It is located in Agartal city, 3 kilometres from the city centre. When you enter, you will see miniature representations of nine major Tripura heritage sites, including Neermahal, Unakotihill sculptures, Chaturdash Devta Mandir, Ujjayanta Palace, Mahamuni, Chandrapur Mosque, Pilak Debtamura hill sculptures, and Tripura Sundari Temple. There are indigenous trees and exquisite flora and fauna. To add to the beauty, there are also a number of artifacts such as woodcraft, stone craft, pottery, and heritage benches.

8. Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary


Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Tripura, India, and located in Bishalgarh, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) from the city centre. It is a wooded area with a man-made lake and natural botanical and zoological gardens. The sanctuary contains 456 plant species, including numerous bamboos, grasses, and medicinal plants. Rhesus macaque, Pigtailed macaque, Capped langur, Spectacled monkey, Slow loris, Leopard, Jungle fowl, Civets, Barking, Deer, Wild pig, and other primates live in the moist, deciduous forest. The sanctuary’s avian population includes a variety of winged storks, Whistling teal, and White ibis.

9. Bharat-Bangladesh Maitri Udyan

 

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Bharat-Bangladesh Maitri Udyan in Chottakhola was one of Bangladeshi Freedom Fighters’ base camps from which they launched guerrilla warfare against the Pakistani army in Chittagong, Comilla, and greater Noakhali. This park depicts the tortures and struggles endured by Bangladesh, as well as India’s support. With one memorial statue, there are statues of Smt Indira Gandhi and Mr Mujibur Rahman. The garden contains various statues depicting freedom fighters, a beautifully decorated garden with a lovely water base and bridges. Various wall scripts telling the stories of freedom fighters. It is a must-see attraction in Tripura.

10. Chobimura


Chabimura or Chobimura, also known as Chakwrakma or Chakrakma, in the Indian state of Tripura is famous for its panels of rock carving on steep mountain walls on the bank of the Gomati river. Huge images of Shiva, Vishnu, Kartika, Mahisasurmardini Durga, and other Gods and Goddesses have been carved. These images date from the 15th and 16th centuries AD.

(To know more about Tripura State Tourism check the link here.)

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