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The best season for touring in Tripura is during October to March. Those who want to enjoy the rain may travel during the months of June to August.
Mode of reaching in Tripura: There are three ways to reach to Tripura. First is by Road ways. From Guwahati via Shillong one can reach to Agartala, the state capital and main business center.

Second mode is to travel by Indian Railways from Guwahati up to Dharmonogor-Kumarghat. From there by road up to Agartala.

Third means of commuting is by Indian airlines. There are two approaches one is from Kolkata to Agartala and another is through Guwahati to Agartola. The flight fare is subsidized like in most of the North-Eastern states.

For information and Reservation the contact address is: Tourism wing, information, cultural affairs and tourism Department,

Swet Mahal. Agartala, Tel : (0381) 22-5930/22-3893 Fax : 0381-32-5823

Important tourist destination:

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AGARTALA

Agartala: It is the biggest town and business center and the capital of the state of Tripura. The town is very beautiful and well planned. It is called Aguli by the Tripuris. The present Agartala was founded as the new capital of Tripura in the year 1844 A.D. by the king Maharaj Krishno Kishore Manikya from its earlier place of Old Agartala, which is located in the East and south bank of the river Saidra (Howra).

The palace of Manikya dynasty of Royal of Tripura, the Ujjayanta Palace is one of the most beautiful palace of the than princely states of India though the palace is not so big as compare to other palaces. The palace was built in the year 1899 by the king Radhakishore Manikya Bahadur. The architect of the palace was Sir Alexander Martin and built by Messer's Martin &co. The Centenary Celebration of the Ujjayanta palace had been organized in the year 2001 from January the 26th -30th.
It has a great architectural assimilation of Greek, Roman, and Mogul style. It bears the Royal history Tripura, witnesses its past glorious heritage.
Other important land marks for the tourist are the state Museum, situated in the center of the city. It contains the many archeological findings of Tripura, the Royal belongings, dresses & uniforms, weapon, coins, and many other worth seeing articles.

The M.B. B. College, founded by the last but one King of Tripura, Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur. It is the biggest college of the state, located in the south part of the city, in the hillock. It is very beautiful and well maintained. It has all the discipline and post graduate courses.


Kunjavan Palace, the palace is situated in the North side of the city in a small hillock. It is ovular shaped and it is housing at present the Governor of Tripura, it is also beautiful palace, on the East side of the palace is the famous Malancha Nivas, where Nobel laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore used to stay as state guest whenever he had visited Tripura. There are under ground rooms also in the Nivas.

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TEMPLE OF FOURTEEN GODS

Temple of Fourteen Gods: It is situated in old Agartala, the past capital of the state. Every year during the month of June-July the 'Kharchi' puja is celebrated in this temple. Lakhs of people both Tripuris and non-Tripuris alike gather here to do puja and offerings. It is one of the festival which though is of Tripuris but had been turned as true Tripura festival. The fourteen Gods are worshipped during these seven days. Many He-goats ship, buffalo etc are offered here to the gods.

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SIPAHIJOLA

Sipahijola: This is a wild life sanctuary and beautiful picnic and tourist spot. It has many types of animal, birds and reptiles. There is also a lake surrounded by hills on both sides. This is about 12 km. from Agartala.

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NEERMAHAL

Neermahal: Literally 'neermahal' means 'palace in water' or 'floating palace' and it is also one of the Tripura's Royal Heritage.

It is situated in the town of Melaghor, about 55 km. from Agartala. The palace was built by king Maharaja Bir Bikrom Kishore Manikya Bahadur in 1939 A.D. It is 400 meter long palace and has 24 rooms. The palace was used as summer resort by the King Bir Bikrom. The palace is situated in the mid of a big lake called Rudro Sagor. To approach the palace one has to ferry by boat. There is a state tourist lodge named 'Sagor Mohol', situated in the East bank of the Rudro Sagor, facing the palace. The palace and the lake is worth seeing and visiting. Night halt and spent on the site is desirable. The rent of the guest house is affordable.

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UADAIPUR

Udaipur: It was the capital of Tripura for more than a millennium. It has lost its significance as the capital when the capital of Tripura was shifted to old Agatala by Maharaj Krishna Manikya about 240 years ago. The old name of Udaipur was Rangamati, which was changed to Udaipur by king Udai Manikya by his name.
The most important site of the city is Tripura Sundori Temple. The significance of the temple is both religious and historical. It has been accounted as pilgrimage by the people of Tripura, had become a popular tourist attraction. The deity of the temple is Kali considered as one of the 51 pithas . The Tripuris called the deity as Ama. As per Hindu mythology, it is considered that the left leg of Kali fell at the site of the temple. Maharaj Dhonya Manikya built the temple in 1501A.D. There is a big pond 'Kalyansagar' on the East side of the temple.

There are many ruined buildings, palaces, temples, lakes, scattered all arround the city. Some of the ruins of the palaces were of Chharta Manikya or Nakshatra Manikya, Udai Manikya, and Hirapur. Some of the important temples are Mohadev bari, Gopinath temple, Vishnu temple, Jagannath bari, Hari mandir, Nager dol, Dutyar bari, Bhuvaneshwar temple, Gunabati temple, temple of fourteen gods. A fair number of the temple are in extinct, some are worn out conditions.

The history of the Udaipur will remain incomplete unless the name of Big ponds are mentioned. It would not be over emphasized if Udoipur is termed as Lake town. Some of the important ponds are Amor Sagor, Dhonya sagor, Jagannath Dighi, Bijoy Sagor, Chondro Sagor, Chhotro Sagor, Kolyansagor, Buria, Dhormo Sagor, Ram Sagor, Mohendro Sagor, Nanuar Sagor. Apart from these there are many small and medium sixe ponds still bearing the testimony of the golden Royal history of Tripura of Manikya Dynasty. Some of them to name are Kumari Dhepa, Sotyo Nazirer Dighi, Maighya Dighi, Tal Puskuruni, Chontai Dighi, to name a few. Many of the ponds may have extinct today by the passage of time and unauthorised human occupation.

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UNOKUTI or SUBRAIKHUNG

Unokuti: It is a historical and tourist place. Its literal meaning is one less than the ten million. It is supposed that there were about a millionth idols curved out in the walls of mountain at Unokuti, the main feature of the site is a big Shiv idol. It is known as Subrai Khung by Tripuri meaning the abode of  Lord Shiv, which is the almighty creator in Tripuri religion. There are many idols or images of Lord Sibrai, many of the images got broken. Many pilgrimage visit the site during the fair at the Subrai Khung held on the eight moon day of Agrahayan month of Tripuri Calendar.  The site is located in the district of Kailashahar.

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DOMBUR

Dombur: It is an important tourist and religious place of Tripura. there is a water fall called in the above name. Every year in the month of mid- January a fair is organized in this site for seven conteneous days. The Tripuis of all clans gather here to pay their last respect to their departed near and dear ones in the 'Hangrai' day which fall arround on 14th of January. The evening are full of cultural programmes which lasts through out the nights. There is also dam at Dombur hydroelectric power, a boating is a popular attraction for the tourists.

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 Kunjaban Palace

 


 

 

 

 


Ujjayanta  Palace

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nirmahal Palace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Dombur dam