Tripura, the cultural reservoir, always resonates with its religious aura. If you are ever struck by sudden or certain mourns or isolations, Tripura is always there to sway you away with its sweet tune.
Tripura is overwhelmingly popular for its diverse culture, archaeology, handicrafts, and music. This state is the perfect blend of mythology and a history of over 2,500 years with 186 kings. Among such ancient sites is the 'Tripura Sundari Temple', built by Maharaja Dhanya Manikya in 1501 AD.
Endowed with a rich variety of tourist attractions undoubtedly, Tripura offers exceptional potential for growth of Tourism. Not only temples, palaces, water bodies, mosques and Buddhist Stupas, Tripura is enriched with biodiversity hotspots as well. Here each tribe celebrates festivals and fairs, which bring to them a touch of their own tradition.
No doubt Tripura serves as one of the best places to explore such godly beauty on earth. So, be a witness of such splendid beauty and rhyme with its aura.
Lying on the banks of river Howrah Agartala, the capital of Tripura, Offers a fine blend of royal heritage, rich cultural traditions and natural splendor. Being the second largest city in north-east India after Guwahati, Agartala offers outstandingly beautiful palaces, gardens, hills, temples and lakes. The best tourist destinations in Agartala are Ujjayanta Palace, Venuban Vihar, Kunjaban Palace and Lake Domboor. All these lovely attractions make Agartala, mostly Tripura, a great place to visit.
Situated in the North Tripura District, Dharmanagar is a town and Municipal Council. It is a historic town with rich natural beauty. It is well known for its natural beauty and has a great history regarding several emperors who ruled the city. The cloud clamp weather during Monsoon season gives the most exciting experience to the visitors.
Ambassa is a beautiful town popular for its temples and pleasant surroundings. This is a hilly area covered with dense woods. With its natural beauty and temples, the town has not only become a popular tourist spot but also has earned fame for being extremely resourceful. Made up of dense jungles with thick green cover it is also a huge treasure house of natural resources. Ambassa is also a markable destination for pilgrimage. Longtharai mandir, a Lord Shiva temple, is one of the great attractions.
The Sundari Temple, also known as Matabari, is believed to be one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the country. Tripura Sundari Temple is the place where the toe of the right foot of Sati fell. There are two black stone idols of the Goddess_ the larger one is of Goddess Tripura Sundari and the smaller one is called Chhoto-Ma. Every year on the occasion of Diwali, a renowned Mela takes place near the temple which is visited by more than 0.2 million pilgrims. Whenever in Tripura, make sure to visit Sundari Temple though for a little while and get enchanted by the religious aura.
Unakoti is an ancient pilgrimage center of Tripura which attracts many devotees throughout the year. Many rock carvings here depict the life of Lord Shiva as well as other instances from the Hindu Mythology. Sculptures like Nandi Bull, Lord Ram, Lord Ganesha , Lord Hanuman and Lord Ganpati can also be seen in Unakoti. Situated at a distance of 160km from Agartala, Unakoti is famous for its massive stone and rock-cut sculptures that have been carved out from the hillside by skilled artisans.
Neermahal is a royal palace built by Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Debbarma. The palace was built in the middle of the lake Rudrasagar in 1930 and was completed by 1938. Neermahal literally means Water palace. The exquisite architectural designs and the watery ambience of this area brings curiosity to the visitors. Every year in the month of August, Neermahal Water Festival is held at Melaghar and Rudrasagar lake. A major attraction of the festival is the boat race in Rudrasagar Lake.
From October to March, the initial months of winter and summer are the best time to visit Tripura for a holiday trip. During these times, the weather is cool and pleasant. The climate of Tripura throughout the year is relatively comfortable and cooler. Winter is the perfect time to visit this state since the temperature is charming and ideal for sightseeing around the beautiful locations. It is best to avoid the monsoon as this state receives mostly heavy rainfall which may result in loss of road connectivity.
Around 5 to 7 days are needed to travel to all the best places in Tripura. However, if you have more time, plan to stay for more days to inhale the pure air and explore the state thoroughly.
Q. Is Tripura open for Tourists now?
Ans: Yes, Tripura has been reopened after the pandemic from 21st December 2020.
Q. Tripura is famous for what?
Ans: Tripura ranks second after Kerala in production of natural rubber in the country. The state is known for its Pilgrimage and Handicrafts particularly handwoven cotton fabric, wood carvings and bamboo products.