Mizoram attractions

Church in Aizawl

Solomon's Temple

Aizawl has a lot of large churches, but this one outdoes them all. Intended as a re-creation of the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem, it's a white-marble square with towering facades on each of its 37-metre sides and …
Mountain in Rural Mizoram

Blue Mountain

At 2157m, Blue Mountain in southeast Mizoram is the state's highest peak. It's considered by Mizos to be the abode of gods, but its cliffs are also said to be the abode of ghosts as well as mountain goats. A three-d…
Tomb in Aizawl

KV Paradise

When Varte (V) died in a 2001 car accident, her husband, Khawlhring (K), lavished his entire savings and energy to create this three-storey mausoleum to her memory. A grand but spartan affair, it's 7km north of the …
Museum in Aizawl

Mizoram State Museum

This government museum has some interesting old Mizo artefacts and models of traditional village buildings, but the display is a bit random and shabby. It’s a 300m walk up a steep lane from Zarkawt Traffic Point, pa…
Church in Aizawl

Salvation Army Temple

The Salvation Army Temple, built in 1981, has endearingly complex bell chimes on the hour that can be heard from some distance when not drowned out by the city hubbub. Its tall white Gothic-inspired exterior is wort…