Sited in the foothills of the Great Himalayas, Agartala is a beautiful capital city of the north-east Indian state of Tripura. This laid back administrative centre and cultural capital of the state is located in an extensive belt of rich flora and fauna. The city is located in the western region of Tripura along the Haroa River. The city also offers a chances to engage in recreation, sightseeing and adventurous activities. Agartala sprawls over an area of 59 sq km and linked with NH-44 from Guwahati through Shillong. In the 19th century Maharaja Krishna Manikya shifted his capital to Agartala. Along with historical importance, this city is a leading centre of commercial activities in the region, mainly trading in tea, rice, oil seeds and jute. The city displays a fine blend of rich culture, different communities and regional tribes. Agartala is just amazing to explore. So, plan an Agartala vacation now and book any of the Agartala holiday packages available on EaseMyTrip.in to have a memorable holiday!
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This palace is a must-visit tourist attraction of Agartala. The Ujjayanta Palace was built by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya that was completed in the year 1901. At present, it is being used as the State Legislative Assembly.
Situated around 53 KM from the main city, Neermahal is a glorious palace built by King Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya. Located right in the middle of the Rudrasagar Lake, Neermahal was used as the summer resort by the King. It is renowned for its fusion architecture as it blends both Islamic and Hindu traits in its design.
One of the most valued temples in the city, the Jagannath temple is also an architectural wonder. This temple bears an octagonal shape and has an impressive pradhkshin patha around the sanctum.
Maharaja Bir Bikram College
As the name suggests, this college was established by Maharaja Bir Bikram with an aim to impart professional and quality higher education to the local youths of the state. The college was founded in the year 1947.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Another most revered temple that is frequented by the Hindus is counted among the popular tourist spots of Agartala. The Lakshmi Narayan Temple was built by Krishnananda Sevayet.
Other Tourist Attractions
Akhaura Border, College Tilla, Jampui Hill, Malancha Niwas, Pilak, Purbasa, Puratan Agartala, Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary and Venuban Buddha Vihar are some of the other important tourist attractions of the city.